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Monday, June 19, 2017

Alumnus: Team Chris Combs Golf Tourney

July 28, 2017 at River Ridge Golf Club.

Golf Tournament Benefiting 
Team Chris Combs and Project ALS

Entry Deadline:  July 18, 2017


Two clicks to register to play/sponsor the event, 
  1. Click this link to Corporate Golf Services.
  2. Click the "Swing for the Fences, Team Chris Combs" tab on the left side of the page.
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Click here to learn more about Team Chris Combs.

N&O article from 2016 elaborating on Broughton Alumnus Chris Combs' battle to #strikeoutALS.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Caps Stellar Season Draws to a Close

The Broughton Girls' Lacrosse team suffered a disappointing loss at home Tuesday night to bring to an end their outstanding 2017 campaign.

This team:

  • achieved a 17-2 record for the season
  • were undefeated conference champs
  • reached the East Region Finals
  • and had the #1 GPA among all girls' lacrosse teams in North Carolina


Congrats to seniors Marcy Waters, Reed Proctor, Sydney Russell, Carson Harvey, Sarah Goodwin Brook, Wooten Joyce, Georgia Davis, Lawson Strickland, Katie Childrey and Carol Seigler.

And special thanks and congratulations to our coaches Jen Yoder, Mindy Hope, and Kathy Womack.
Coach Yoder was selected as the outstanding spring sports coach at Broughton this year.

Thanks to all of you for a great season!


Saturday, May 13, 2017

Caps Advance to East Finals

The Broughton Girls' Lacrosse Team defeated the Hoggard Vikings 11-9 at home Friday night to advance to the East Finals in the NCHSAA playoffs.

The game was hard fought from start to finish.  The Vikings started the game with a 3-0 run, and did not allow a Broughton goal in the first nine minutes of the game.  The Caps then heated up, and tied the game at 4-4 at the 13:00 mark in the first half.  Hoggard responded by scoring twice to take a 6-4 lead at the half.

Broughton scored the first two goals of the second half to tie the game at 6-6.  Hoggard scored again to take a brief lead, which the Caps quickly brought to a 7-7. Tie. Then at 10:13, the Caps took their first lead, 8-7, after which Hoggard scored again to tie the game at 8. At 8:54 the Caps scored to take a lead they never relinquished.  Broughton then fought off the Vikings in the waning minutes to win 11-9.

Four players scored for Broughton:  Carol Seigler (5), Margaret Anne Warner (3), EJ Fuller (2), and Sydney Russell (1).

The Caps defense were outstanding throughout the game in the face of the Vikings' relentless attack. Goalie Carson Harvey had two critical saves at the end of the game to preserve the Caps' slim lead.

For more on the game, see this article in today's N&O:http:
//www.newsobserver.com/sports/high-school/article150322512.html

The Caps resume play Tuesday night at home in the East Finals against Cardinal Gibbons.


#21 Caps Goalie Carson Harvey 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Lady Caps Strive to Be Better

Last year in the fourth round of the lacrosse playoffs, the Lady Caps were playing Wakefield. At halftime the score was 8-7 in favor of Wakefield. Inclement weather mixed with lightning was in the area and the game was called before starting the second half and Wakefield was awarded the win due to NC High School rules.

This season the regular season meeting with Wakefield allowed the team to chip away some of the pain from last years playoff game loss with a 19-8 win.

The episode has been used as positive motivation this season. Be Better with a lightning bolt is the team mantra.

Friday night the team hosts Hoggard in the fourth round of the playoffs. It's their opportunity to move one game closer to the state championship.



Caps drop playoff game to Green Hope

The Lady Caps battled top-seeded and undefeated Green Hope for 80 minutes Wednesday night, but ultimately lost 4-1 in the first round of the state playoffs.

Broughton wasted no time in taking the fight to Green Hope, just missing on a couple of scoring chances in the games's first six minutes. The Caps failed to convert a corner kick in the first two minutes, and a strong shot by junior Meredith Brown from outside the box a few minutes later was a tad high.

Green Hope regrouped, and scored the first goal about eight minutes into the half. But Broughton's defense stiffened, and shut down repeated scoring chances by the Falcons throughout the rest of the half. 

Keeper Sydney Spoor made a handful of saves, including back-to-back stops about midway through the first half. Senior Savannah Jones, playing like she was not ready for her Broughton career to be over, used her speed to make several stops. Freshman Adair Warner, sophomore Ava Neijna, senior Liza Cozart and others were were active in stifling the Falcons' attacks. Junior Lucy Krueger cleared a dangerous ball in the final minute of the first half to preserve the one-goal margin going into halftime.

Green Hope continued to attack as the second half began, and Spoor made another great save about seven minutes into the half. But the Falcons managed to tack on two more goals - one in which it appeared Spoor was interfered with - in a three-minute span to take a 3-0 lead.

Broughton kept battling, though, and Brown nailed a free kick from outside the box about midway through the half to get the Caps on the scoreboard. The goal was the first scored against Green Hope in its last eight games.

Green Hope rebounded, tacking on an additional goal with about five minutes remaining to make the final score 4-1. 

In the game's final minutes, senior co-captains Jones and Zoe Neijna came off the field to the applause of their teammates and Broughton's fans.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Caps Advance to Fourth Round of State Playoffs

The Broughton Girls' Lacrosse Team defeated East Chapel Hill 20-9 at home Tuesday night in a third round game of the NCHSAA state playoffs.

Last week East Chapel Hill defeated Wakefield 13-9, which created the expectation of a tense match between ECH and BHS. However, the Caps began Tuesday night's game with intensity, and took a 9-0 lead in the first ten minutes.  Their lead grew to 14-2 at halftime, and with the exception of a brief rally at the beginning of the second half, the Wildcats never challenged the Caps effort.

Senior Georgia Davis led all scorers with five goals.  Rounding out Broughton's balanced attack were Addie Camak, Sydney Russell, EJ Fuller and Carol Seigler with three each, and Margaret Anne Warner, Bailey Burgess and Lily DiCaprio with one apiece.

The Caps advance to Friday night's fourth round game, and will host Hoggard at home.


Apex ends men's lacrosse season

The men's varsity lacrosse team faced Apex in the 3rd round of playoffs. The tightly challenged match ended 10-9 in favor of Apex.

Read the N&O Recap >>

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