Facts about South Point Student Athletes
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18 out of 21 of the 2018-2019 varsity athletic teams were named Scholar Athlete teams by the NCHSAA for maintaining an unweighted 3.1 or above GPA.
All of the 2018-19 South Point athletic teams had an average unweighted GPA of 3.616.
The 2018 South Point football team had an unweighted GPA of 3.011.
We had 213 athletes who were named individual NCHSAA Scholar Athletes, maintaining a 3.5 or above weighted GPA.
The following South Point teams were named NCHSAA Scholar Athlete teams by earning the following GPAs for the 2018-19 athletic season: Men's Outdoor Track and Field - 3.173; Women's Varsity Soccer - 3.698; Women's Varsity Outdoor Track and Field - 3.490; Women's Varsity Softball - 3.269; Men's Varsity Tennis - 3.313; Varsity Cheerleading - 3.506; Men's Varsity Cross Country - 3.476; Women's Varsity Cross Country - 3.717; Women's Varsity Golf - 3.650; Men's Varsity Soccer - 3.395; Women's Varsity Tennis - 3.788;Women's Varsity Volleyball - 3.587; Men's Varsity Basketball - 3.542; Women's Varsity Basketball - 3.625; Men's Varsity Swimming - 3.625; Women's Varsity Swimming - 3.891; Varsity Wrestling - 3.345; Varsity Indoor Track and Field - 3.384.
Eight of the junior marshals for the 2019 graduation were Scholar Athletes.
The valedictorian for the class of 2019 was a scholar athlete.
On the athletic side, the following 2018-19 athletic teams won Southwestern 2A Conference championships: Women's Tennis, Men's and Women's Swimming, Women's Cross Country, Men's Track and Field, and Women's Soccer.
Also, Zane Andrews won the NCAA 2A State Pole Vault Championship.
Finally, the Wells Fargo Cup has become the symbol of overall sports excellence among high schools in North Carolina. Since 1969 the cup has gone to the school in each conference which has the best overall interscholastic sports program in that conference. After winning the Cup the previous year, we were second for the Southwestern 2A Conference, losing by one point.
Information compiled by Charlotte Sautner, South Point coach and instructor (retired).