The Ashe County High boys' golf team turned in a fifth-place finish at the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference championships at the Mountain Aire Golf Course in West Jefferson, N.C.


Alleghany bested the field with a team score of 164; Wilkes Central finished in second place, three shots back, at 167. The Huskies were fifth with a team score of 183.


Josiah Blevins of Elkin was the MVC champion as he fired an even-par 36. Dylan Wooten of Alleghany finished two shots back with a two-over par 38; Zach Caudill of Wilkes Central finished third with a 39.


Abel Warner and Jacob Worley paced the Huskies. They both had an eight-over par 44 and finished eight shots off the lead. Caleb Carter had a 47; Ethan Warner had a 48.


The Huskies are scheduled to play a nine-hole match at Oakwoods Country Club Monday. North Wilkes will host. Ashe County will play in the "Old Mountain Mashe" hosted by Watauga at the Boone Golf Club Tuesday.



Mountain-Valley 1a/2a Conference Golf Match on 4/10

Mountain Aire Golf Course Par 36

Host: Ashe County

Team scores:

1st - Alleghany 164

2nd - Wilkes Central 167

3rd - Elkin 170

4th - Starmount 171

5th - Ashe 183

6th - East Wilkes 191

7th - West Wilkes 201

8th - North Wilkes 208


Ashe Individual scores:

Abel Warner - 44

Jacob Worley - 44

Caleb Carter - 47

Ethan Warner - 48

Brandon Badger - 50

Zach Lawrence - 50


Overall Leaders:

1st - Josiah Blevins (Elkin) 36

2nd - Dylon Wooten (Alleghany) 38

3rd - Zach Caudill (Wilkes Central) 39

4th (tie) Hunter Maines (Alleghany) 40

4th (tie) Chandler Metz (WC) 40

6th (tie) Nick Gunnell (Starmount) 41

6th (tie) Brady Hunter (Starmount) 41

6th (tie) Andrew Cheek (West Wilkes) 41

6th (tie) Geoff Edwards (Wilkes Central) 41