Wilkes Central’s Jesse Massucco and Evan Day finished as the 2A state runner-up in doubles, winning three out of four matches this weekend at the Cary Tennis Center.
The third time was the charm for Elkin’s Tyler Macy on Saturday morning in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1A tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
Wilkes Central doubles partners Jesse Massucco and Evan Day won a pair of matches Friday at the 2A state individual tennis championships. The Eagle duo, who won a conference title a few weeks ago and finished as regional runners-up last weekend, will play in the semifinals on Saturday morning.
Tyler Macy of Elkin will take on Jacob Fuqua of Hendersonville on Saturday morning for the singles crown in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1A tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
Elkin’s boys tennis team pushed the defending 1A state champions to the limit Thursday afternoon before falling 5-2 to Bishop McGuinness in a second-round dual-team playoff match-up.
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
A Mount Airy singles player and doubles team won 1A West Regional honors over the weekend in Hendersonville. Matt Kessler captured the 1A West singles crown, defeating Hendersonville’s Jacob Fuquay in the championship. Kessler rallied after dropping the opening set 6-3 to win the next two sets 6-1 and 6-2.
If you happened by the Elkin municipal tennis courts after 5 p.m. Tuesday looking for a playoff match between two of the state’s top-ranked high school teams, you were out of luck. No, they didn’t move the match to another day. And no, storms in the area didn’t wash it out.
The state dual-team tennis playoffs start Tuesday afternoon, and three area teams will have home matches.
Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference boys tennis players competed for singles and doubles championships Tuesday in Elkin. Below is a photo gallery from photographer Eric Lusk of some of his top images from the tournament. To view images in a larger size or to purchase images, click on one of the thumbnails.
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 [...]
Elkin and Wilkes Central tennis players dominated the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference tournament, held Tuesday at the Elkin municipal courts. The 1A singles final was an all-Buckin’ Elks affair, with Tyler Macy defeating teammate Ryan Schell 6-1, 6-0. Elkin’s Jeremiah Morrison and David Bullin captured the 1A doubles crown, beating Christopher Shew and Luke Sealey in a competitive match, 7-5, 6-4.
Brittany Myers hit a home run, stroked a double and recorded three RBIs, helping Surry Central’s softball team top South Stokes 4-3 on Thursday. The victory was the Lady Eagles’ fifth in six games.
It doesn’t look like anyone is going to catch Elkin’s boys tennis team in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference. The Buckin’ Elks look well on their way to locking up another conference championship after wins against Ashe County (9-0) on Tuesday and East Wilkes (6-3) on Monday. The victories move the Elks to 13-0 overall and in control of the MVAC race.
Here is a round-up of scores from Tuesday, April 10 sports action around the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and Northwest 1A/2A conferences.