Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns postponing the majority of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors throughout this suspension, which is set to end on May 18.
Name: Abram Sparks
School: East Wilkes High School
Sports Played: Soccer and Tennis
Future plans: Go to college and pursue a degree in Wildlife Biology.
Greatest high school accomplishment: Being the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference 1A singles champion.
Favorite moment playing high school sports, and why: My favorite moment was winning the conference singles championship in tennis. I got to play a friend from my team in the finals and had a great time playing in the match.
What advice would you give to future athletes coming up in high school sports: Enjoy the time you have while you’re playing and make the most of it.
Note: At the suspension of North Carolina High School Athletic Association events, Sparks was currently 5-0 in singles play and 4-0 in doubles action. East Wilkes’ boy tennis team was 5-0 overall and 4-0 in Mountain Valley Athletic Conference play.