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.
The league-champion Cardinals (14-0) won 9-0 and dropped a total of only eight games in the pro-set matchup.
In singles, top-seeded Sylvia Prevette of East downed Riley Cearly, 8-0; #2 Tristen Blevins d. Isabelle Curry 8-4; #3 Jordan Schubart d. Carol Vasquez 8-1; #4 Brianna Martin d. Caroline Langston 8-0; #5 Kristie Brown d. Meagan Black 8-0; and #6 Kaleigh Couch d. LilyKate Young 8-0.
Doubles action saw #1 Prevette and Blevins defeating Curry and Vasquez, 8-2; #2 Schubart/Couch d. Cearly/Langston 8-1; and #3 Martin/Brown d. Black/Young 8-0.
The Eagles fell to 7-6 with the loss. Individuals from both teams will participate in NCHSAA regional competition on Friday.
West tops North
West Wilkes doubled up North Wilkes, 6-3, in a pro-set match Thursday in Millers Creek.
In singles, top-seeded Lizzie Church of West defeated Rebekah Wilson 8-1; #2 Paige Phillips (WW) d. Allie Billings 8-0; #3 Kendall Stanley (WW) d. Mallie Carson 8-0; #4 Sarah Gambill (NW) d. Kaitlyn Wayne 8-6; #5 Ivy Bledsoe (WW) d. Taylor Wood 8-2; and #6 Abigayle Myers (NW) d. Sydney Church 8-0.
Doubles results were: #1 Phillips/Stanley (WW) d. Wilson/Billings 8-2; #2 L. Church/Wayne (WW) d. Carson/Gambill 8-1; and Wood/Myers (NW) d. Bledsoe/S. Church 8-4.
After its match at Ashe on June 9 was canceled due to rain, the Blackhawks finished with a record of 9-4, good for third in the MVAC. The Vikings concluded with a mark of 2-11.