Northern claims best area finish in Wells Fargo standings
Wells Fargo, in conjunction with the N.C. High School Athletic Association, Monday announced the final Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Northern Vance was the highest-scoring school in the Tri-County area with 42 points, good enough for third in the 3-A Carolina Conference behind Chapel Hill (93.5), Cardinal Gibbons (89.5) and Orange (67). Southern Vance was fourth with 41.5 points followed by J.F. Webb with 40.5.
Southern had a 2.5-point advantage over Northern and Webb when the winter sports season standings were announced.
Warren County was seventh in the 2-A Northern Carolina Conference with 40 points, finishing behind Corinth Holders (130), Bunn (100.5), Roanoke Rapids (100.5), Franklinton (91.5), North Johnston (76.5), and Louisburg (60). Northwest Halifax was last with 11 points.
The Wells Fargo Cup recognizes high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four classifications and the Conference Cup honors schools within individual conferences.
In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in league play.
Wells Fargo Conference Cup
3-A Carolina Conference
1. Chapel Hill 93.5
2. Cardinal Gibbons 89.5
3. Orange 67
4. Northern Vance 42
5. Southern Vance 41.5
6. J.F. Webb 40.5.
2-A Northern Carolina Conference
1. Corinth Holders 130
2. Bunn 100.5
3. Roanoke Rapids 100.5
4. Franklinton 91.5
5. North Johnston 76.5
6. Louisburg 60
7. Warren County 40
8. Northwest Halifax 11