Charlottesville, VA — Stone Bridge and Tuscarora High School claim two of the top four rankings in the VHSL Wells Fargo Cup Group 5A athletic standings following the fall sports season.
First awarded in 1990, the Wells Fargo Cup goes to the school in each group classification that has achieved the best overall record in VHSL state-level competition in 27 sports, becoming the state champions’ state champion. The winner of the Wells Fargo Cup is determined by a point system based on performance in state championship events. Points are awarded for all sanctioned sports in the following manner.
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In the event of a tie, the schools received an equal number of points based on the number of schools that tie and the number of schools that finish higher in the standings. For example, semifinal losers split third and fourth place points (37.5 points each). Schools earning the VHSL’s Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award earn 50 points each.
The following table highlights the current Group 5A standings following the 2014/2015 fall sports season:[table “” not found /]
The reigning 2013/2014 VHSL Wells Fargo Cup Group 5A Champion was Hickory High School.