The tentative volleyball schedules for the 2016/2017 school year for Elkin and East Wilkes were released earlier this week.
Last season Elkin went on to a 5-14-0 record, the same record as their 2014 season. In the MVAC the Elks came away with a 4-10 record as they placed 6th overall with a 0.286 winning percentage. The Elks start off their 2016 season with a home opener against Mount Airy on August 16. From there they go on to play West Stokes on August 18. The released schedule is as follows;
August 16: Mount Airy at Elkin
August 18: West Stokes at Elkin
August 23: Elkin at South Stokes
August 25: West Wilkes at Elkin
August 29: Elkin at West Stokes
August 30: South Stokes at Elkin
September 1: West Wilkes at Elkin
September 22: North Wilkes at Elkin
September 27: Elkin at West Wilkes
October 12: Elkin at Mount Airy
October 18: Elkin at North Wilkes
East Wilkes’ volleyball schedule was also released earlier this week. Last season the Cardinals went 11-11 overall and 9-5 in the conference for their 2015 season. The Cardinals came away with third place in the MVAC with a 0.643 winning percentage. They had 8.9 kills per set, .162 hitting percentage, and 254 total digs. Serving was a key point for the Cardinals as they served 242 aces, and had 3.1 aces per set. The Cardinals 2016 schedule is as follows;
August 8: East Wilkes at North Wilkes
August 13: West Wilkes at East Wilkes
August 26: Forbush at East Wilkes
October 3: East Wilkes at Forbush
October 4: North Wilkes at East Wilkes
October 6: East Wilkes at West Wilkes.
Schedules will be updated as more games are added.