The 14U Wilkes Wildcats went undefeated over the past weekend to win the 15U Battle of Burke County USSSA Baseball Tournament.
West Stokes, Walnut Cove, North Stokes and Franklin were the winners in week one of Surry County Little League Football.
While Elkin allowed East Wilkes to battle back into contention for a time, a three-goal outburst in the second half sealed the first win of the season by an impressive 6-2 count.
Elkin’s girls tennis team ran its record to 7-0 overall with a 9-0 triumph against visiting Surry Central on Monday afternoon. All six starting singles players won in straight sets.
Monday Morning Quarterback, a new designed-for-digital publication hosted at www.YadkinValleySports.com, is back to wrap up Week 2 of the high school football season.
Jamiles Hayes and Joshua Strickland each scored two touchdowns, and the Buckin’ Elks beat the Bulldogs 30-8 on Saturday.
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West Stokes capitalized on a number of miscues Friday night en route to a 38-5 non-conference decision over host Forbush.
Starmount used a balanced offensive effort and held East Surry’s offense in check to cruise to a 42-8 win Friday night and improve to 2-0.
North Surry scripted its first offensive play, and that worked to perfection Friday night — resulting in a 75-yard touchdown run by senior Joston Phipps. But the Greyhounds had to improvise in the moment several other times to hold off Elkin 27-21 in a back-and-forth battle at Charles Atkins Stadium.
Caleb Shoupe, a linebacker on East Wilkes’ defense, blew up a fourth-down trick play and sealed a 29-22 overtime victory in the Cardinals’ home opener.
Starmount rolled, North Surry outlasted Elkin, and Landon Walker ran wild again for East Wilkes. Those were some of the themes from Week 2 of the high school football season.
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Last season, an upstart East Wilkes volleyball team came to Starmount during the middle of the season and surprised the favored Rams. There would be no such repeat Thursday night.
The first week of the regular season answered one big question — who the best team in the area is right now (Starmount). But it also left us with a lot more questions to ponder going into Week 2.