Lady Cards advance to second round of NCHSAA 1A Playoffs


By Kristian Russell - [email protected]



Lauren Johnson and the Cardinals advanced to the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs with a win over Albemarle on Tuesday night.


Kristian Russell | The Tribune

RONDA — The East Wilkes Lady Cardinals were the lone local winners from the first round of the NCHSAA basketball playoffs.

The Cardinals grabbed a seven seed and matched up against 21-seed Albemarle. The Cards came out on fire in the first half, and never looked back as they advanced to the second round with a 67-28 win.

East Wilkes hosted Atkins in the second round on Thursday night. Atkins beat its first round opponents, 53-38. Results were not available at press time.

NCHSAA first round results:

1A Women:

Mount Airy 60 – Elkin 35

Robbinsville 62 – East Surry 61

1A Men:

Swaim County 86 – East Surry 81

2A Women:

Monroe 55 – Wilkes Central 37

North Wilkes 78 – South Stokes 42

North Surry 49 – West Caldwell 25

Franklin 67 – Surry Central 54

East Rutherford 71 – Forbush 64

2A Men:

Wilkes Central 49 – Trinity 45

Salisbury 64 – North Wilkes 57

North Surry 95 – Draughn 69

East Lincoln 81 – West Stokes 71

Huss 78 – South Stokes 53

Lauren Johnson and the Cardinals advanced to the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs with a win over Albemarle on Tuesday night.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_Johnson.jpgLauren Johnson and the Cardinals advanced to the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs with a win over Albemarle on Tuesday night. Kristian Russell | The Tribune

By Kristian Russell

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