Cary Sports Notes: June 25, 2914


Cary, NC — Three Cary teams have notched significant victories this month.

RailHawks Beat LA Galaxy

For the third consecutive time, the RailHawks have beaten L.A. Galaxy to advance in the quest for the Lamar Hunt Cup. From Yahoo Sports:

Landon Donovan’s no good World Cup period continued on Tuesday night when the LA Galaxy lost 1-0 in extra time to the second-division Carolina Railhawks in front of about 3,000 fans in Cary, North Carolina.

The Railhawks will now face another MLS side in FC Dallas in the quarterfinals, where they lost last year. In 2007, Carolina made it to the semifinals.

Cary Invasion Wins TRBL East

Saturday night at Herb Young Community Center, The Cary Invasion knocked off Durham’s Bull City Legacy to win the TRBL Eastern Conference championship, 118-103.

The invasion faces the Western Conference winners, Fort Mill’s PrimeTime Players, on Saturday, June 28th in Fort Mill, SC for the league championship.

Green Hope Takes Wells Fargo Cup

The Wells Fargo Cup is sponsored by Wells Fargo and the NCHSAA. The award recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. The Cup program is in its 35th year.

For the fifth year in a row, Green Hope High School in Cary achieved the top score in the 4A division. From NCHSAA:

In the 4-A classification, Green Hope finished first with 475 points to hold off hard charging Apex at 457.5 for the crown. Wake County schools did extremely well, as three of the top four finishers and six of the top 12 in the standings are from Wake County.

Green Hope preserved its title by finishing in the top eight in both men’s lacrosse and men’s tennis and placing sixth in men’s golf.