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WHS Lacrosse Cracks Win Column On Emotional Night PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Thursday, 11 April 2013 09:01

The Watauga High girl's lacrosse team handed head coach Holly Quick her first career win, and that victory is one Quick will cherish for many years to come. The Pioneers (1-3) defeated West Forsyth 11-5 at Leigh Cooper Wallace Memorial Field.
WHS dedicated the field in Wallace's memory during pre-game ceremonies. Wallace coached the girl's lacrosse team for three years and led them to a district title in 2009. Wallace passed away in December of 2012. The Pioneers took care of the rest. Taelor Critcher paced a furious attack with five goals. Courtney Kapral chipped in with three goals; Abby Kincaid scored twice and Ava Moody had three assists.
The Pioneers travel to Matthews-Butler on Saturday.

WHS Tennis Makes Two Straight

The Watauga High boy's tennis team won its second match in a row Wednesday night by knocking off South Caldwell 7-2 in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference match in Sawmills, N.C. The Pioneers (5-5 overall; 3-1 NW3A/4A) settled the issue by sweeping singles and taking a commanding 6-0 lead.
Brody O'Neil clinched it with a straight-sets win at No.5 singles. He knocked off Kevin Lane of the Spartans, 6-2, 6-3.
The Pioneers entertain Hibriten next Tuesday at the WHS Tennis Courts.

Watauga 7 South Caldwell 2

Landon Taylor(W) def Will Benfeild 6-1 6-1
Harrison Battle(W) def Landon Smith 6-2 6-2
Dristen Trate(W) def Derek Dremann 6-1 6-2
Caleb Gould(W) def Adam Lund 6-2 6-1
Brody O'Neal(W) def Kevin Lane 6-3 6-2
Josh Lampkins(W) def Tanner Dellinger 6-2 6-2


Benfeild/Lund def Gould/O'Neal(W) 8-5
Noah Moomaw/Will Spinetto(W) def Smith/Dellinger 8-2
Dremann/Lane def Ryan Schlecht/Zack Archer(W) 8-3

WHS JV Soccer Blanks Ashe County

The Watauga High girl's junior varsity soccer team knocked off Ashe County 2-0 in a non-conference match Wednesday night. Lauren Welsh scored WHS' first goal at the 43-minute mark of the second half off a corner kick.
Brooklyn Carrol picked up the assist. Megan Gotfried scored an insurance goal four minutes later off a deflection. The WHS JV and varsity teams take on Forbush at home in a non-conference match at home Friday night.
The JV match begins at 5:30 p.m.; the varsity match starts at 7 p.m.

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