Hoggard girls soccer, lacrosse lead Vikings to Wells Fargo Conference Cup

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) recently released the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2014-15 academic year, following the conclusion of the spring sports season.

Hoggard soccer Photo courtesy- Rodney Williams
Hoggard soccer. Photo courtesy Rodney Williams.

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

In the class 3A/4A Mideastern Confernece, Hoggard took home top honors with 121.5 points, thanks to a solid spring with a first-place finish in girls soccer and sweep of the lacrosse championships. Laney finished close behind in second with 100 after a league championship in boys golf, while New Hanover ended the year in third, thanks to first-place finishes in boys tennis and girls track.

Croatan took the Wells Fargo Conference Cup in the 2A East Central Conference, with top finishes in baseball and girls track this spring. North Brunswick placed fourth.

Trask and Pender finished in the middle of the pack among the eight-team Four County 1-A/2-A Conference. Clinton took the Cup, with 109.3 points. Trask and Pender finished with 89 and 83 points, respectively.

Mideastern Conference standings: Hoggard 121.5, Laney 100, New Hanover 99, Ashley 81.5, Topsail 75, West Brunswick 57, South Brunswick 54.

East Central Conference standings: Croatan 160.5, East Duplin 149, Dixon 147, North Brunswick 133, Southwest Onslow 131.5, Northside Jacksonville 124.

Four County Conference standings: Clinton 109.3, Midway 98, Wallace-Rose Hill 87.8, Heide Trask 86, Pender 83, West Bladen 68, East Bladen 67.8, Union 60.5.