Lees-McRae senior Matt Harpenau cranked out a match-high 20 kills while LMC hit better than .450 in consecutive sets, but fell in a five-set battle to Barton, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19, 19-15, 8-15, in

The woes continued on Saturday for the Watauga High baseball team. The Pioneers (4-5), who have lost four of their last five games, lost to A.C. Reynolds 7-1 in a non-conference game at Pioneers Field.

The Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference basketball teams were announced on Saturday.

The Watauga High girls' soccer team claimed another victim Friday night. The Pioneers, searching for their first conference championship since 2007, knocked off Hibriten 5-1 Friday night in a Northwestern