The Northwest 1A/2A Conference has announced its winter all-conference teams.
And just like that, the high school basketball season is over for Tri-County schools. The final six teams standing from Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin counties were eliminated from the state playoffs on Friday night.
Wilkes Central has the chance for the go-ahead basket in the final seconds, but the shot doesn’t fall in a third-round state playoff loss to Bandys.
East Wilkes wasn’t able to derail girls basketball juggernaut Bishop McGuinness on Friday night. But the Cardinals did make the five-time Class 1A state champions work hard for their third-round playoff victory.
Here are the high school basketball state playoff games we’ll be following tonight. Check back this evening for final scores and game coverage.
Surry Community College’s baseball team is off to one of its best starts in several years. The Knights improved to 7-1 with a doubleheader sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne’s junior varsity team on Wednesday.
Austin Sloan’s quest for a perfect wrestling season and a 2A state championship got off to a winning start Thursday night
The Mountain Valley 1A/2A has announced its all-conference basketball teams. Forbush senior Michael Scott and Starmount senior Kelli Bonner were voted MVAC players of the year. Starmount boys coach Jeffery Hague and Ashe County girls coach Laura Foster earned coach of the year status.
It took the Wilkes Central girls 32 minutes on Wednesday night to do something the team hadn’t done in 15 years. The Eagles beat Pisgah 54-44 to advance to the third round of the state 2A playoffs for the first time since 1996.
East Wilkes makes six three-pointers in the second quarter and never trails after that, beating Albemarle 67-58 in the second round of the state playoffs on Wednesday night.
Starmount didn’t need double overtime or a game-winning dunk at the buzzer to beat Shelby this time. But the Rams did get two nice dunks from Dillon Dobson and plenty of other highlights in a 56-42 win over the visiting Lions in Wednesday’s 2A boys basketball state playoff clash.
Mount Airy scored the first 11 points and enjoyed an 18-0 run later in the game en route to a 67-33 girls basketball state playoff victory Wednesday night in the Granite City.
Round two of the N.C. High School Athletic Association state basketball playoffs are in the books. Here are scores from Wednesday night’s games. Check back as we update our scoreboard throughout the evening.
Looking back at the first night of the state basketball playoffs. A total of 27 teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences earned state playoff berths. Fifteen of those teams survived the opening round.
Pilot Mountain Middle School’s girls basketball team won the Foothills Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships this winter.