The Cougars are going back to the 4AA championship game, where they will face Charlotte Vance, a 21-13 winner against Charlotte Myers Park.
Pinecrest, of Southern Pines, was looking for its first ever trip to the state title game.
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Both teams praying together pic.twitter.com/ksCkX3Mt2o— Bridget Condon (@BridgetABC11) December 8, 2018