Northern Vance started its soccer season playing games shorthanded and head coach Razvan Tegean’s chief goal was just to play all of the games and finish the season.
Athletes from Southern Vance and Warren County will compete Saturday for state track and field titles in Greensboro.
Kerr-Vance head coach Amy Peralta was glad to be back in the state tournament, but the Spartans wanted to be in Hickory next week — especially having beaten their first round opponent, Greenfield, earlier in the season.
Kevonte Hanks might not look exactly like the fastest guy on Northern Vance’s team — but the sturdy senior is making a good case for himself to earn that title.
Hanks scored the winning run from first base Friday against J.F. Webb on Nate Arrington’s two-out double to deep right-center field.
Kerr-Vance is in the N.C. Independent School Athletic Association Class 1-A State Tournament field.
Whether or not they get drafted is inconsequential to Carlos Fields and Tazmon Foster.
Pick number 256?
Fields will take that.
Inclement weather has had a negative impact for each of the area teams this spring — especially the inexperienced ones.
Warren County blanked Southern Vance 9-0 Tuesday at Southern and the Eagles have locked up at least fourth place in the 2-A Northern Carolina Conference — along with a postseason berth.
Southern Vance followed a 1-0 win against Bunn Monday with a 9-2 decision over Warren County Tuesday.
Southern’s sophomore ace, Brittany West, struck out 27 batters combined in those contests and the Raiders are likely playing their best softball of the season as they battle for a state playoff spot.
A trying season is in the books for the Kerr-Vance tennis team. The losses mounted for the Spartans, but head coach Dave Donaldson said he was sad to see the season end with his inexperienced squad continuing to show improvement.