2016-04-09 / Sports

Wells Fargo Cup standings released

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2016 winter sports season.

The Wells Fargo Cup award, sponsored by Wells Fargo and the NCHSAA, recognizes the schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications.

In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines its own method of awarding points.

North Central Athletic

Conference 1-A: With second-place finishes in women’s basketball and men’s swimming along with a third-place finish in women’s swimming, Franklin Academy holds first place after the winter season.

Raleigh Charter sits in second thanks to men’s and women’s swimming championship and a fifth-place finish in men’s basketball.

Third place belongs to Voyager Academy with top finishes in men’s basketball and wrestling along with a second-place finish in women’s swimming.

Conference standings: Franklin Academy 59.5, Raleigh Charter 56.5, Voyager Academy 48.5, Roxboro Community 42, Research Triangle Charter 29.5, Woods Charter 24, River Mill Academy 23.5, East Wake Academy 22, Kestrel Heights 18.5

PAC 6 4-A: Cardinal Gibbons takes control of the conference after the winter season thanks to sweeping the swimming championships.

East Chapel Hill holds on the second place after runner-up finishes in men’s and women’s swimming. With third-place finishes in men’s and women’s swimming, Jordan is in third place.

Conference Standings: Cardinal Gibbons 68, East Chapel Hill 55.5, Charles E. Jordan 54.5, Riverside 54, Northern Durham 43.5, Person 24, Hillside 23.5

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