Just a few teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences remain in the state playoffs. Here are scores from weekend playoff games in baseball, softball and girls soccer:
There are only a handful of teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences still carrying the banner for the spring sports season. All of them reside in either Wilkes or Stokes counties.
Wilkes Central, the regular season champions of Mountain Valley 1A/2A girls soccer, swept the conference’s top awards. Senior midfielder Risa Baker was voted the league’s Player of the Year. Uwe Ehrlich was voted the Coach of the Year.
On Saturday, West Stokes soccer standout Kelsey Perrell had her jersey number retired by the school. On Wednesday, Perrell retired Piedmont from the 2A state playoffs. The Wildcats’ all-time leading scorer netted three goals for the home team in a 3-0 triumph.
Here are state playoff baseball, softball and soccer games we’ll be following tonight at Yadkin Valley Sports. Please feel free to leave scoring updates on our Facebook page or on our Twitter account:
Elkin’s girls soccer team may have taken some lumps in the ultra-tough Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference during the regular season, but the strong competition certainly got the Elks ready for the state playoffs.
Forbush High’s girls soccer team scored five unanswered goals – including three in overtime – to upset Randleman 5-2 in Tuesday’s state playoff opener. Jessica Tucker, Sheridan Caudle and DeAnna Wilkins netted shots within three minutes of each other in extra time to lift the Falcons. Forbush was the No. 3 seed from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference. Randleman was the champion of the Pac-6.
The Northwest 1A/2A Conference released its all-conference teams for spring sports on Tuesday. Here is the complete list for baseball, softball, boys tennis, golf, girls soccer and track & field
Elkin, Wilkes Central, West Wilkes, West Stokes and Bishop McGuinness will enjoy first-round home games as the N.C. High School Athletic Association girls soccer state playoffs start this week.
Wilkes Central put an exclamation mark on its conference championship girls soccer season, beating defending champ Forbush 5-1 on Wednesday. The Eagles scored in the first two minutes and built a 4-0 lead by halftime. Central regains its place on top of Mountain Valley soccer for the first time since 2006.
It’s official, area schools that currently comprise the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences will be split into three leagues starting in the fall of 2013. The N.C. High School Athletic Association officially adopted its realignment plan for the next four-year period at its spring board of directors meeting earlier this week.
Here are scores from Monday night sports action around the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences:
Stephanie Sprinkle booted a penalty kick goal in overtime, and West Wilkes topped Elkin 3-2 in Mountain Valley 1A/2A girls soccer action Friday night. The victory locks up the No. 1 seed for the Blackhawks for the upcoming Class 1A state playoffs. West Wilkes improved to 7-5-1 in MVAC play with three games left in the regular season.
Wilkes Central’s girls soccer team didn’t win the game but likely sealed the conference championship anyways. The Eagles and Ashe County battled to a 1-1 tie in West Jefferson on Wednesday evening. Kebrina Keys scored for Ashe around the 24th minute. Wilkes Central’s goal came from Tori Andreski.
The Northwest 1A/2A and Mountain Valley 1A/2A conferences aren’t just blessed with great athletes. The leagues have smart athletes as well. Area conferences were well represented in the N.C. High School Athletic Association’s latest list of AAA Scholar-Athletes. North Wilkes won the scholar-athlete award for football, boasting a 3.400 team GPA. Ashe County earned the [...]