Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy’s improbable run through the 1A state girls soccer playoffs ended Wednesday night at the hands of the Union Academy Lady Cardinals, who defeated the Lady Gryphons by a 2-0 final.
Wednesday's third-round girls soccer score in the 1A state playoffs.
All four Rutherford County high school track and field teams capped their seasons this past weekend at the state meets on the campus of North Carolina A&T, beginning with the Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy boys squad in the 1A state championship last Friday and several participants from Chase, R-S Central and East Rutherford in the 2A state championship last Saturday.
Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy girls soccer goalie Lily Nelson made 17 saves, including three stops in a penalty shootout, as the 17th-seeded Lady Gryphons advanced past undefeated and top seed East Montgomery in the second round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs Saturday.
Results from Saturday's girls soccer match between TJCA and East Montgomery.
The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy girls soccer team began the 1A state playoffs with a 3-0 win over 16th-seeded Queen’s Grant on Wednesday evening.
The North Surry baseball team bounced R-S Central in the opening round of the 2A state playoffs on Wednesday, defeating the 30th-seeded Hilltoppers by a 4-2 final.
The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy middle school softball team has been immensely successful over the last three years, ending two of those seasons with undefeated records.
Wednesday's 1A and 2A first-round state playoff results.
Tuesday and Wednesday's state playoff schedules for games involving Rutherford County teams.