Spring sports bloom in Charlotte, bringing one final chance to claim a state championship before high school graduation. Here is our guide to women’s high school lacrosse, soccer, softball and track and field in the Charlotte area programs for CMS and Independent schools.

North Carolina High School Athletic Association

Lacrosse 4A

Dates to remember:

The first round of the playoffs begin on May 1, followed by the second round on May 3. Rounds three and four take place on May 7 and 10, respectively. Regionals are scheduled for May 14, followed by the state championship May 17-18.

High school highlight: Myers Park

No.5 in North Carolina, Myers Park’s six-game unbeaten run extends back to March 29. They stand 13-3 overall, and 6-0 in conference. Sophomore Gabriella Cleveland leads the Mustangs with 28 goals. Junior Grace Crutchfield leads the team with 11 assists.

Soccer 4A

Dates to remember:

The state championship game is set for May 25. Round one begins on May 7, followed by rounds two-four taking place on May 10, May 15 and May 18. Regional competition will be played on May 21.

High school highlights:

Hough

The unbeaten Huskies are No. 5 in North Carolina, with a record of 13-0-2 (9-0 in conference). They are also on a nine-game winning streak. Junior Hailey Matthews leads the team with 12 goals and 11 assists, while sophomore Camden Poole has 11 goals and five assists. Next up for the Huskies: 6 p.m. on April 23 at Mallard Creek.


Hough Soccer Twitter: @HoughSoccer
Mallard Creek

The Mavericks are 11-3-1 overall, and 6-3 in conference. Their two-game winning streak will be tested when they host the unbeaten Hough Huskies on April 23 at 6 p.m. Keep an eye on Maverick juniors Ellie Brown, Krista Poell and Katherine Blain. Brown leads the team with 16 goals and four assists, followed by Poell’s 14 goals and nine assists. Blain has 13 goals and seven assists.

Myers Park

At 10-0-2, and 8-0 in conference play, the unbeaten Mustangs are No.3 in North Carolina. They have an attacking force in senior Ariana Maibodi. She leads the squad with 21 goals and two assists. Four players lead the Mustangs with four assists each: seniors Agatha Mitchem and Sallie Parkhurst, junior Cece Cobb and sophomore Carolina Pulliam.

Next up: the Mustangs play at Rocky River at 5:30 p.m. on April 22.

Myers Park High Twitter: @MyersParkHS
South Mecklenburg

Keep an eye on juniors Kaitlyn Little, Tatiana Medina and Girah Durant. Little leads South Meck with 11 goals and two assists. Medina and Durant have five assists each, while Durant has scored eight goals and Medina four. They turn to action at West Mecklenburg on April 23 at 6 p.m.

Softball

Dates to remember:

Playoffs begin on May 7. Round two is on May 10, followed by rounds three and four on May 14 and 17. Regionals run May 21-25. The state championship takes place May 31 through June 1.

High school highlight:

Olympic

The Trojans are 13-2 overall, and 9-1 in conference. Senior Cierra Kellan leads the team with three home runs. They return to action at Ardrey Kell on April 23 at 5:30 p.m.

South Mecklenburg

The Sabres are 12-3 (7-3 in conference). Senior Sydney Yoder has a team-high four home runs. They travel to Providence on April 23 for a 5 p.m. for their next game.

Track and Field

Dates to remember:

Regionals take place May 10-11. State championship competition runs May 17-18.

North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association

Lacrosse

Dates to remember:

Playoffs begin on May 7. The quarterfinals take place on May 10, followed by the semifinals on May 14, and the finals on May 18.

High school highlight: Charlotte Latin

Charlotte Latin stands 8-2 overall, 2-0 in conference play. They return to action on April 16 at 4:30 p.m., hosting Charlotte Country Day.

Charlotte Latin Athletics Twitter: @CLS_Hawks

Soccer

Dates to remember:

Playoffs begin on May 7, followed by the quarterfinals on May 10, the semifinals on May 14. The state championship game takes place on May 18.

High school highlight:

Charlotte Latin

The Hawks are looking for their fifth straight championship. They stand 9-3-1 overall, 4-1 in conference. Sophomore Mary Gale Godwin and freshman Brooke Bellavia lead the Hawks with seven goals each. Sophomore Katie Sanger has a team-high five assists. Next up: the Hawks host Covenant Day School on April 16 at 7 p.m.


Charlotte Latin Athletics Twitter: @CLS_Hawks
Providence Day:

The Chargers are 7-2-1, 4-0 in conference, wit their only loss coming against Myers Park in March.Senior Marissa Hart has a team-high 15 goals and 15 assists. Sophomore Kennedy Jones is second with 13 goals. Next up: the Chargers host Charlotte Country Day on April 15 at 7 p.m.


PDS Athletics Twitter: @ChargersPDS

Softball

Dates to remember:

The first round of the playoffs begin on May 10, followed by the second round on May 14. The semifinals are set for May 17, with the championship scheduled for May 18.

High school highlight:

Covenant Day

The Lions are 3-2 overall, and 3-0 in conference. Freshman Taylor Houseston has a team-high nine runs. They host Charlotte Latin on April 16 at 4:30 p.m.

Providence Day

The Chargers are 4-3 overall (2-2 in conference). Junior Jala Wright leads the team with eight runs. Next up: Charlotte Christian at 4:30 p.m. on April 16.


PDS Athletics Twitter: @ChargersPDS

Track and Field

Dates to remember:

State championship competition will run May 17-18.


PDS Athletics Twitter: @ChargersPDS