Elkin, East Wilkes soccer schedules released


By Kristian Russell - [email protected]



The Elkin men’s soccer team kicks off its season on Aug. 17 with an away game at South Stokes.


Ryan DeCosta | File Photo

The high school men’s soccer schedules have been released for the upcoming fall 2016 season.

Last season, the Elkin Buckin’ Elks ended their season with a 9-13 overall record and a 8-6 conference record. Elkin placed fourth in the MVAC with 52 goals scored, and 23 goals allowed. The Elks averaged 2.8 goals per match and 1.9 assists per match. Overall the Elks scored 58 goals and had 294 shots.

On the defensive side, the Elks recorded an average of 9.2 saves per match.

Elkin opens up its season with an away game against South Stokes on Aug. 17.

August 17: Elkin @ South Stokes

August 23: Elkin @ North Surry

August 29: Elkin @ West Stokes

August 30: Surry Central at Elkin

September 1: Elkin @ Mount Airy

September 6: West Stokes at Elkin

September 8: Mount Airy at Elkin

September 12: West Wilkes at Elkin

September 14: Ashe County at Elkin

September 15: North Surry at Elkin

September 21: Starmount at Elkin

October 3: North Wilkes at Elkin

October 5: Elkin @ West Wilkes

October 10: Elkin @ Ashe County

October 17: Elkin @ Starmount

East Wilkes placed fifth in the MVAC last season with a 6-8 record. Overall, the Cardinals had a 6-12 record. In conference play, East Wilkes scored 41 goals and allowed 50. In non-conference games, the Cardinals scored 45 goals and allowed 79.

Only four games have been released for the Cardinals season, the schedules will be updated as more games are added.

August 23: Mount Airy at East Wilkes

August 30: East Wilkes @ Mount Airy

September 21: West Wilkes at East Wilkes

October 17: East Wilkes @ West Wilkes

Kristian Russell can be reached at 336-258-4052 or on Twitter @YadkinElkSports.

The Elkin men’s soccer team kicks off its season on Aug. 17 with an away game at South Stokes.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_Elksoccer.jpgThe Elkin men’s soccer team kicks off its season on Aug. 17 with an away game at South Stokes. Ryan DeCosta | File Photo

By Kristian Russell

[email protected]

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