Three physical games in four days? No problem for East Wilkes’ varsity girls, which finished off last week with a 53-34 victory over Elkin.
East Wilkes never led until the third quarter but played strong down the stretch to hold off Elkin 47-43 in Mountain Valley 1A/2A boys basketball action Friday night.
Kelsey Rector of State Road is no stranger to breaking the 1,000-point plateau in basketball.
Kelsey Rector scored her 1,000th point for Salem College on Thursday. (Photo courtesy Salem College). She did it at Elkin High School in 2006 and achieved that mark for Salem College late last week.
East Wilkes varsity teams sweep Elkin, while Starmount’s varsity boys earn a big win against Wilkes Central in Friday night basketball action.
While East Wilkes got off to a slow start against an opportunistic Forbush squad on Thursday night — falling behind 14-4 in the opening quarter — the Cardinals dug deep and found enough in the tank to outlast the Falcons 56-51 in a physical Mountain Valley 1A/2A match-up.
Four starters reach double figures and Forbush High’s boys basketball team cruises past East Wilkes 62-35 on Thursday night.
For the past four years, Jake Barr of Starmount and Alex Ratley of Elkin have been on opposite sides of the Battle of the Bridge rivalry. Starting this fall, the pair will be teammates.
East Wilkes’ girls basketball team did something Tuesday night that no one else has since 2008. The Cardinals pinned a conference loss on Ashe County.
Lindsey Williams and Brandy Stanley each scored 20 points, and Forbush High’s girls basketball team soared past West Wilkes 63-52 on Tuesday night.
Here are basketball standings for the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A heading into Tuesday night games.
East Surry’s boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday, but the Cardinals still find themselves ranked among the state’s best.
Click inside for a photo gallery from Saturday’s Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference swim championships, taken by photographer Eric Lusk. Elkin won the boys and girls championships.
Before sweeping the conference championship meet on Saturday, Elkin’s swim team had to first win the logistics game. Just getting all 14 of the Buckin’ Elks swimmers to the Armfield Civic Center in Pilot Mountain proved challenging enough. There was the fact that Elkin had school on Saturday morning because of all the snow days [...]
East Surry’s girls basketball team used a furious fourth-quarter rally to beat West Stokes 39-32 on Saturday evening. The Cardinals trailed 29-15 early in the final period before outscoring the Wildcats 24-3 over the final 6:35.
Jacob Nunn swished seven three-pointers, and West Stokes boys basketball team knocked East Surry from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday evening. Nunn finished with 26 points in all, and the Wildcats enjoyed a 58-38 triumph on their home floor.