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East Lincoln takes Conference Cup

File photo A first-place finish in both track and field helped lift East Lincoln to the 2012-2013 Wells Fargo Conference Cup championship.

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A first-place finish in both track and field helped lift East Lincoln to the 2012-2013 Wells Fargo Conference Cup championship.

Mustangs beat Lake Norman Charter for championship

Staff report

First-place finishes in track and field and second-place finishes in baseball and women’s soccer lifted East Lincoln over Lake Norman Charter for the 2012-2013 Wells Fargo Conference Cup in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference’s final year.
The Conference Cup is sponsored by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association and Wells Fargo and “recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications,” according to a press release from the NCHSAA.
Lake Norman Charter earned second place with a first-place finish in women’s soccer and a second-place finish in men’s golf. North Lincoln took third thanks to a first-place finish in men’s golf and softball and second place in track and field.
West Lincoln finished fourth in standings with 184 points, with Lincolnton taking fifth with 178 points. Highland Tech, Cherryville and Bessemer City rounded out the standings.
“In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play,” the NCHSAA’s release said. “Each conference determines its own method of awarding points.”

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