Paul Ebenhoeh

Pine Lake runs into experienced juggernaut in state tennis finals


GREENSBORO – Pine Lake Prep fell one step short of repeating as boys tennis state champions, losing to N.C. School of Science & Math in the 2A title match May 14. The Pride picked up wins from its top two players, singles state champ Tyler Ramanata (6-2, 6-0) and freshman Dylan Patel (6-3, 6-2). But in the match that was […]

Ramanata, Pride tennis pursue title repeats in higher classification

MOORESVILLE – It’s been a long time since Tyler Ramanata lost a tennis match. The Pine Lake Prep senior won the 1A singles state title a year ago and is a combined 12-0 this season. As the Pride enters the postseason with just one loss as a team, he will look to continue his streak with hopes to also help […]

State champion Pride hope taking lumps from non-conference schedule pays dividends

MOORESVILLE – When you’re the state champs, losing typically isn’t part of the agenda. The Pine Lake Prep soccer team has taken some lumps early on, meaning much of coach Paul Ebenhoeh’s approach has been teaching how to deal with them. The 2A Pride went 4-5-1 in their brutal non-conference slate that included six 4A schools and reigning independent state […]

Pride, Ramanata win state tennis titles

CARY – Led by an MVP performance by Tyler Ramanata, Pine Lake Prep shared the 1A boys individual tennis state title May 15. The Pride junior took the singles championship with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Sebastian Rodriguez of Research Triangle Academy at the Cary Tennis Park. He defeated Ryan Hill of Raleigh Charter (6-4, 6-1) and Jeremiah Alcantara of […]

Pine Lake Prep wins soccer state championship in double overtime


CARY – It took roughly three hours longer than intended, but Pine Lake Prep finished off Franklin Academy Saturday evening with two goals in the second overtime to win the 1A soccer state championship. The Pride (14-2-1) held onto a 1-0 lead for much of the game, but Franklin (14-3), out of Wake Forest, was sharp coming out of the […]

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 […]

Overtime victory pushes Pride to 3rd round


MOORESVILLE – Pine Lake Prep had to overcome some adversity for the first time in several weeks, not scoring until overtime in a 1-0 win against Lincoln Charter in the second round of the 1A state playoffs Nov. 9. The No. 4 seed Pride (17-4-2, 13-1 PAC 7 1A) entered postseason play having won its last eight games, the last […]