EDITOR’S NOTE: Results from Tuesday night’s 2A state playoff opener between West Wilkes and Fred T. Foard will be published at journalpatriot.com and in the June 23 edition of the Wilkes Journal-Patriot.

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The East Wilkes tennis team made short work of Wilkes Central in Ronda on Thursday to complete an undefeated season in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference.

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East Wilkes’ Aaron Simmons was named the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference’s coach of the year on Thursday after guiding the Cardinals to their third-straight league title.

The West Wilkes wrestling team moved closer to a fourth-straight Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference championship with a 53-18 dismantling of Alleghany in Millers Creek on Friday.

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The East Wilkes tennis team faced some familiar foes Monday in the 1A finals of the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference tournament at Elkin High School.

The road to the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference wrestling title still leads through Millers Creek.

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Wilkes Central junior Zoe Susi and West Wilkes freshman Lily Proffit were on Monday named soccer and softball players of the year, respectively, in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference.

The Wilkes Central wrestling team built an early lead then finished strong in a 60-24 win over East Wilkes in Moravian Falls on Friday.

The bat of A.J. Roten and arm of Carson Edmiston led the West Wilkes varsity baseball team to an 11-0 drubbing of Wilkes Central in Moravian Falls on Monday.

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West Wilkes’ Garrett Patrick recently signed a letter of intent to play football at Catawba College in Salisbury. He is pictured here with his parents, brothers, grandparents and football coaches.

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Wilkes County native Jimmy Walker served as an assistant coach on a high school baseball team that won a state championship last week in Alabama.

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The East Wilkes varsity baseball team jumped on Wilkes Central early and cruised to a 12-2 win Monday in Moravian Falls.

The Wilkes Central wrestling team edged North Wilkes, 42-36, in both squads’ Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference opener Friday in Hays.

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The West Wilkes boys finished first and the Blackhawk girls took second in a quad-team meet Thursday in Millers Creek.

Six athletes—including five from team champion West Wilkes High School—emerged as the top track and field performers last week in the annual Wilkes County Olympics.

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Sparked by Riley Ledford’s two-hit shutout, the West Wilkes varsity boys turned back Starmount, 4-0, in Millers Creek on Friday.

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The East Wilkes tennis team moved to 4-0 in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference with a 9-0 whitewashing of Alleghany in Sparta on Thursday.

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The East Wilkes wrestling team prevailed over West Stokes, 35-30, in a tri-team match Friday at Reagan High School in Pfafftown.

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West Wilkes built an early lead and then held off Smoky Mountain, 4-3, in the second round of the 2A state softball playoffs Wednesday in Millers Creek.

The East Wilkes boys whitewashed Starmount, 9-0, in Boonville on Thursday, preserving a second-place finish in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference.

The Wilkes Central wrestling team picked up a 45-25 win over West Caldwell in a tri-team nonconference meet Friday in Moravian Falls.

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The Wilkes Central soccer team controlled every aspect of its 2A state playoffs opener on Monday, rolling to a 9-0 win over Pisgah on Kulynych Field at Lowe’s Park at River’s Edge in Wilkesboro.