Fall Sports Review

Carrboro athletics has finished the 2019‐2020 fall sports season. Each team finished strong with a winning record. See below for more information on each team’s season.

Football finished their season with a winning record of 7‐3 including victories on Homecoming and Senior Night. The team finished ranked fourth in the conference with a conference record of 2‐2. While they did not make the playoffs, the team has continued to build on the success of previous seasons. 

Women’s cross country kicked off their season with an impressive first place finish at Jungle Run, an invitational meet featuring over 70 teams from across the state. The team went on to win States and featured 8 All‐Conference, 4 All‐Region and 4 All‐State runners. 

Men’s cross country finished 7th at States after winning both Conference and Regionals. Sophomore Quinn Baker and senior Chris Knotek each broke the previous school record time of 16:21 at the Regional race placing first and second respectively. The two were among 4 CHS runners that earned All‐Region awards. Coach Mimi O’Grady won Coach of the Year.

After finishing 20‐3‐1 in the regular season (12‐0 in the conference), CHS men’s soccer finished first in their conference and advanced to the postseason playoffs as a two seed. The team defeated Eastern Randolph in the first round before falling to Thomasville at home on Saturday, November 9.

Volleyball completed their season ranked first in their conference with an overall record of 23‐4. The team advanced to the fourth round of the playoffs, winning each game in straight sets, before being defeated by 2‐3 by Ayden‐Grifton. 

Field Hockey finished with a winning season of 7‐6, but did not advance to the postseason. The team secured two 1‐0 victories over rival Chapel Hill High and a 4‐0 win on Senior Night vs Jordan. 

Women’s tennis finished their season 9‐4 and placed third in conference play. The team was then drafted as a wildcard to the dual team playoffs where they defeated three previously undefeated teams on the road before losing in the regional finals to NCSSM. Two players were named All State. 

Women’s golf sent three players to the Regional and State Championships.

Congratulations to all of the players and coaches who worked hard to achieve their goals this season. Check back with the JagWire for updates on Winter and Spring sports.

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Lauren is an editor of the JagWire Newspaper. She is a senior and has been on the staff for three years. Lauren plays tennis and has a beagle named Parker. Her favorite snacks are goldfish and rice krispy treats.
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