CSD soccer

High-scoring Deas brings heightened leadership, fitness into final season


HUNTERSVILLE – Michaela Deas was a goal-scoring machine in her junior year at Community School of Davidson, and got three in a 6-0 state championship romp. But she knows many of the familiar faces were shuffled around. “It’s like a rebuild,” she said. “They seem like they want to work hard in training, and see how the teams grows together. […]

SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Rivals CSD and Pine Lake meet in semifinals; Hough falls in quarters


Hough’s season ended with a 4-0 loss to Northwest Guilford Saturday. The Huskies (9-3-1) ran the table in the I-Meck 4A this season, when conference teams played each other once. They lost for the first time since Feb. 19, ending an eight-game winning streak. Senior Evan Smith led the team with 16 goals this spring, and he and Eugenio de […]

SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Carneiro, CSD crushes Mount Airy in second round

HUNTERSVILLE – Lucas Carneiro recorded a first-half hat trick as Community School of Davidson put away Mount Airy early in a 7-1 win in the second round of the 1A playoffs Thursday. The Spartans (15-1) scored three goals in the game’s first 15 minutes and a fourth – Carneiro’s second – just past the 20-minute mark. It was a season-high […]

SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Hough defeats Page; Pine Lake avenges loss to Crusaders

The Hough boys soccer team defeated Greensboro Page 3-1 Tuesday in the first round of the 4A state playoffs. Senior Evan Smith and junior Eugenio de la Parra Polina each had a goal and assist to lead the Huskies (8-2-1).  Nic Patrignani also scored, while Carter Kniple picked up an assist. Page’s lone goal was off a deflection that just […]

Soccer coaches balance playoffs, starting girls season


COVID-era condensed schedules have created mostly conference-only regular-season matchups for many teams across several sports, but local boys soccer teams have benefited from their rare out-of-league opponents. Before Hough would begin its run for another I-Meck 4A title, the Huskies schedule was put on pause, along with the rest of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. When the conference decided to just play each […]

CSD’s Chabeda, Pride keeper Hannagan honored by PAC 7

Community School of Davidson’s Mika Chabeda led a host of local soccer players on the PAC 7 1A all-conference team, as the senior forward was named Player of the Year. Chabeda capped his career with a league-leading 34 goals and 25 assists for the 18-4 Spartans. In his four years at CSD, he totaled 66 goals and 47 assists. Pine […]

After pulling off Lake Norman double, Christ the King heads to championship game


UPDATE: Christ the King defeated Mt. Airy 1-0 Nov. 19 to advance to the 1A state championship against Franklin Academy Saturday, Nov. 23, in Cary. HUNTERSVILLE – Following his team’s playoff victory over Community School of Davidson Nov. 16, Christ the King boys soccer coach Mark DiPietro was overwhelmed by the support he received. Coaches from high schools and colleges […]

Christ the King soccer team gets tested with tough opponents

HUNTERSVILLE – In his first year as head coach of the Christ the King boys soccer team a year ago, Mark DiPietro wanted to do something special for his seniors. The Crusaders were in their first year in the NCHSAA after playing in the NCISAA private school association, but were playing as a 1A independent. They weren’t in a conference […]

PHOTOS: CSD soccer wins 1-0 over Christ the King