The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has released conference standings for the Wells Fargo Cup competition, which involves all sports.
Hobbton is contending in the Carolina 1-A Conference. The Wildcats are tied for second, just one point behind Lakewood.
Here is the summary for each conference that includes an area school:
Lakewood is the frontrunner after the winter sports season thanks to second-place finishes in girls basketball and boys winter track. There is a tie for second place between Hobbton and Rosewood. With Hobbton securing championships in boys and girls track while Rosewood won a boys basketball championship.
Lakewood 44, Hobbton 43, Rosewood 43, Princeton 39, Neuse Charter 32, North Duplin 27, Union 12.
East Central 2-A
Jumping ahead of the competition, East Duplin is in first place with a girls basketball championship and second-place finishes in boys and girls winter track. In second place is Clinton with a boys basketball championship. Midway is in third place thanks to championships in boys and girls winter track.
East Duplin 59, Clinton 44.5, Midway 43, Wallace Rose-Hill 32.5, Goldsboro 30.5, James Kenan 27, Spring Creek 22.5.
Greater Neuse 3-A
In first place is Clayton after the winter sports season thanks to championships in boys basketball, girls swimming and cheerleading. In second place is Cleveland with a wrestling championship and championships in boys and girls winter track. West Johnston is in third place with a gymnastics championship.
Clayton 164.5, Cleveland 159, West Johnston 140.5, South Johnston 104.5, East Wake 104, Smithfield-Selma 95.5.
Tri-County Six 3-A
Sweeping the swimming championships along with a shared first-place finish in girls basketball, Union Pines is in first place. In second place is Harnett Central with a cheerleading championship and a share of first in girls basketball. Lee County is in third place with second-place finishes in boys basketball and cheerleading.
Union Pines 63, Harnett Central 52.5, Lee County 52, Triton 36.5, Western Harnett 35.5, Southern Lee 26.5.
Patriot Athletic 4-A/3-A
Terry Sanford is in first place after the winter sports season thanks to championships in boys swimming and boys basketball along with second-place finishes in girls basketball and girls swimming. Cape Fear is in second place with championships in wrestling and girls swimming. Pine Forest is in third place with a second-place finish in boys swimming and a third-place finish in wrestling.
Terry Sanford 89, Cape Fear 88.5, Pine Forest 74.5, Gray’s Creek 68, South View 67, Overhills 60, E.E. Smith 36.5, Westover 28, Douglas Byrd 16.5.