MVAC'S top player

WILKES CENTRAL’S Zoe Susi, seen here against Madison’s Jasmine Swirski in the Eagles’ playoff match, was named the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference’s Player of the Year for the spring 2019 season.

A perfect regular season was well-rewarded for the Wilkes Central girls soccer team.

In addition to breaking into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association record books with 21-straight victories, the Eagles swept the All-Mountain Valley Athletic Conference top honors.

Freshman Zoe Susi was named the league’s Player of the Year while Jim Caudill was named Coach of the Year.

Eleven Wilkes County athletes were named all-conference, led by Wilkes Central’s six selections. East Wilkes and North Wilkes finished with three and two selections, respectively.

The honorees, with Wilkes players in bold, are as follows:

Varsity Conference Champion – Wilkes Central                                         

Player of the Year – Zoe Susi (Wilkes Central)                       

Coach of the Year – Jim Caudill (Wilkes Central)

All Conference

Hazel Pasley – Alleghany             

Sam Woods – Ashe County                

Jernee Ashley – Ashe County            

Gracie Fairchild – Ashe County         

Emma Calloway – Ashe County        

Ciara Pierce – East Wilkes                  

Leah Nance – East Wilkes                  

Shelia Aguilar – East Wilkes               

Kat Jennings – Elkin                             

Harper Libbert – Elkin                         

Selena Islas – Elkin

Morgan Tribble – North Wilkes         

Kaitlin Hayes – North Wilkes             

Hailey Gomez – Starmount                

Molly Maske – Starmount                  

Stephanie Brown – Starmount     

Zoe Susi – Wilkes Central       

Makenna Freeman – Wilkes Central

Sarah Lowe – Wilkes Central              

Kaylin Bang – Wilkes Central              

KT Adair – Wilkes Central

Emily Pontzer – Wilkes Central                                                       

Honorable Mention

Marissa Teobal – Alleghany

Joanna Lara – Alleghany

Haley Miller – Ashe County

Carolyn Coldiron – Ashe County

Katie Stokes – East Wilkes

Jordan Schubart – East Wilkes

Brooke Greene – West Wilkes

Lacey Church – West Wilkes

Lupita Fuentes –  Elkin

Ragan Crosby –  Elkin

Leksa Billings – North Wilkes

Taylor Harrold – North Wilkes

Meyli Carrassco – Starmount

Daniela Murguia – Starmount

Tori Fowler – Wilkes Central

Ryleigh Parker – Wilkes Central

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