The Wilkes Wildfire Baseball 9u captured the USSSA Beast of the East championship in Greensboro on April 21 and the USSSA Carolina Classic Championship in Kernersville on April 29.
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:
The annual East Wilkes summer baseball camp will be held June 4-6 from 8 a.m. until noon at the high school baseball field. The camp is open to grades 3-8. Basic fundamentals and skills of baseball will be taught — throwing, pitching, hitting, fielding and base-running. There will be daily competitions for East Wilkes baseball prizes.
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.
West Wilkes baseball team only managed five hits but got RBIs from five different players in a 5-2 second-round state playoff victory over South Stokes on Wednesday in Millers Creek.
Drenching rains and thunderstorms to start the week forced the postponement of a handful of state playoff baseball and softball games involving teams from the Yadkin Valley.
Bandys just couldn’t get Wilkes Central’s Jordan Carlton out Tuesday night. And even when Carlton left the bat on his shoulder, it proved to hurt the Trojans, who lost 12-2 to Carlton’s Eagles in a second-round state playoff baseball matchup.
Four baseball teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference and three more from the Northwest 1A/2A survived the opening round of the state playoffs Friday.
East Surry baseball coach Barry Hall had some fresh arms getting loose in the bullpen in the late innings. In the end, he didn’t need them. Jordan Miller pitched his first complete game of the season, and the Cardinals eliminated Chatham Central from the 1A state playoffs by a 4-1 score Friday night.
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:
Seven baseball teams from the Mountain Valley 1A/2A and five from the Northwest 1A/2A made the state playoffs. The N.C. High School Athletic Association released the brackets Wednesday morning.
Starmount and Wilkes Central played for the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference baseball tournament championship on Monday night. The Rams won the game 4-1. Below are some of photographer Eric Lusk’s 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 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
South Stokes exploded for six runs in its final at-bats, then hung on for an 11-9 victory against West Stokes in the Northwest 1A/2A Conference baseball tournament championship on Monday. The Sauras became only the second conference team to beat the regular season champion Wildcats, avenging two earlier losses. Jacob Williams, who had two hits, scored two runs and batted home a run in the title game, was voted the tournament’s most valuable player.
Starmount’s baseball team came into the 2012 season as the favorite to win the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference. In a vote of league coaches for Yadkin Valley Sports’ spring preview magazine, the Rams edged Wilkes Central as the team to beat. Despite having all-conference pitcher Alex Barr shelved for awhile due to injury, Starmount opened [...]