Sports

The Hardin Park Middle School girls' basketball team capped off an undefeated season by knocking off Blwoing Rock 50-32 in the Watauga County middle school championship game at Lentz-Eggers Gym at Watauga High School.

Demetre Kostis had a pretty productive day on Friday at the Class 4A State Wrestling Championships in Greensboro, N.C. The Watauga High advanced to the state finals by knocking off Kollin Wade (43-4) of Cary 5-4 in the 132 pound weight class in the state semifinals.

Appalachian State University men's tennis saw its two-match winning streak come to an end with a 4-2 loss at Coastal Carolina on Friday at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center.

Lees-McRae sophomore Jenah Tracy and senior Katelin Rooney combined for nine goals while the women's lacrosse team drubbed Brevard in its season opener, 18-0, in nonconference action Friday afternoon at Brevard Lacrosse Field in Brevard, N.C.

Demetre Kostis is just two wins away from winning the Class 4A state championship at 132 pounds. The Watauga High senior moved one step closer as he defeated Joe Mondragon of Wilmington-Ashley 9-3 Friday afternoon at the Class 4A State Wrestling Championships at the Greensboro