CHARLOTTE – Four high school football teams from southern Mecklenburg and western Union counties entered the regional finals April 30 with hopes of advancing to state championship games, but only Charlotte Catholic survived.
Catholic defeated Monroe 24-14 in the 3A bracket. The Cougars (9-1) will advance to play Havelock (10-0) in the state championship at 7 p.m. May 7 at N.C. State University's Carter-Finley Stadium. Monroe finished the season with a 7-3 record.
Butler lost to undefeated Grimsley 28-21 in 4A action. Butler ends the season with an 8-2 record.
Myers Park lost to crosstown rival Vance 42-7 in 4AA. Myers Park drops to 9-1 for the season.