Cardinals, Elks win conference matches

By Kristian Russell - krussell@elkintribune.com

Elkin and East Wilkes kept up their respective seasons with matches on the road and at home. The Lady Elks traveled to West Wilkes, North Wilkes, Ronda and Alleghany. East Wilkes hosted a home match against Elkin and Wilkes Central, while traveling to Boonville.

The Lady Cardinals won both matches to advance their overall record to 15-2. With the wins, East Wilkes was able to clinch the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference 1A/2A title with a record of 14-0.

The MVAC Tournament will be held on Oct. 9 at Elkin. The tournament starts at 1 p.m.

East Wilkes 6 – Elkin 3

Singles

1. Leah Nance (EW) d. Brittany Collins 6-3, 6-4

2. Emma Henstock (Elkin) d. Lauren Rakes 6-3, 6-3

3. Katie Stokes (EW) d. Stephanie Kelly 6-2, 6-2

4. Jordan Schubart (EW) d. Kenley Wells 6-3, 6-7, 11-9

5. Kaleigh Couch (EW) d. Alexandra Kakouras 6-4, 6-3

6. Katie Kellam (Elkin) d. Brianna Martin (EW) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles

1. Nance/Schubart (EW) d. Collins/Henstock 9-7

2. Rakes/Stokes (EW) d. Kelly/Kakouras 8-1

3. Wells/Kellam (Elkin) d. Couch/Samantha Carter 8-2

East Wilkes 9 – Starmount 0

Singles

1. Leah Nance (EW) d. Hailey Gomez 6-1, 6-0

2. Lauren Rakes (EW) d. Rhi Patterson 6-4, 6-2

3. Katie Stokes (EW) d. Caroline Wood 6-1, 6-2

4. Jordan Schubart (EW) d. Lili Perez 6-1, 6-0

5. Kaleigh Couch (EW) d. Elizabeth Serrano 6-3, 6-2

6. Brianna Martin (EW) d. Alicia Nextle 6-1, 6-3

Doubles

1. Nance/Schubart (EW) d. Gomez/Perez 8-1

2. Rakes/Stokes (EW) d. Patterson/Wood 8-2

3. Couch/Samantha Carter (EW) d. Serrano/Nextle 8-2

Elkin 8 – North Wilkes 1

Singles

1. Brittany Collins E def Lanie Miles NW, 8-3

2. Stephanie Kelly E def Madison Goforth NW, 8-0

3. Emman Henstock E def Rebecca Wilson NW, 8-3

4. Kenley Wells E def Cali Johnson NW, 8-1

5. Alexander Kakouras E def Ailie Billings NW, 8-2

6. Katie Kellam E def Caelen Mahan NW, 8-1

Doubles

1. Miles/Goforth NW, def Kelly/Kakouras E, 8-5

2. Collins/Larkyn Nelson E def Wilsonc. Johnson NW, 8-1

3. Wells/Kellam E def Billings/Sunny Johnson NW, 8-0

Elkin 7 – West Wilkes 2

Singles

1. Amanda Eddins WW, def Emma Henstock E, 8-2

2. Brittany Collins E, def Elizabeth Minton WW, 8-3

3. Stephanie Kelly E, def Erin Shelton WW, 8-0

4. Kenley Wells E, def Makenzie Shell WW, 8-2

5. Alexandra Kakouras E, def Britney Nichols WW, 8-4

6. Katie Kellam E, def Cassidy Miller WW, 9-8 (10-6)

Doubles

1. Henstock/Collins E, def Eddins/Minton WW, 8-6

2. Kelly/Kakouras E, def Shelton/Nichols WW, 8-3

3. Miller/Shell WW def Wells/Larkyn Nelson E, 8-6

East Wilkes clinches MVAC title

By Kristian Russell

krussell@elkintribune.com