↑Charlotte Latin girls soccer: upset top seeded Providence Day Friday night to win its third straight NCISAA 3A state championship.
↓Northside Christian, Charlotte Christian baseball: Northside lost Game 1 of the NCISAA 2A state best-of-3 championship series 8-2 to Faith Christian. Charlotte Christian fell 6-2 to High Point Wesleyan. Northside and Charlotte Christian must win Game 2s Saturday at noon to force deciding Game 3s Saturday afternoon.
↑Austyn Koppe, Metrolina Christian girls track: eighth grader qualified for the NCISAA 3A finals in the girls 100- and 300-hurdles. The meet concludes Saturday.
↑Malik Dunlap, Harding football: Dunlap, a defensive back, committed to N.C. State Friday.
↑North Stanly baseball: Made the fourth round of the playoffs for the first time in 55 years and beat North Stokes 5-3 to qualify for the regional round for the first time ever. Pitcher Will Moore allowed three earned runs on seven hits. He struck out five.
↑Union County, Stanly County softball: the 3A Western regional championship series matches up two Union County rivals (Sun Valley, Piedmont). The 1A West regional finals matches up two Stanly County rivals (Gray Stone Day, North Stanly)
↑Hickory Grove softball: Lions are in the 3A private school championship game Saturday at noon. Hickory Grove will face either Metrolina Christian or High Point Wesleyan in the final. Those teams play an elimination game at 10 a.m.
Friday’s #BIG5 Performers
Claudia Dickey, Charlotte Latin girls soccer: scored on a header in a 1-0 win over Providence Day in the N.C. Independent Schools 3A state championship game. The game was moved to Friday after originally being scheduled for…