Stokes County Sports Brief

By Robert Money Jr. - rmoney@thestokesnews.com
West Stokes Abby Walker makes a return hit in a game last fall. - Michael Mullins | For The Stokes News
Adam McMillan will be a strong threat in the backfield for the Sauras this fall. - Courtesy Photos | For The Stokes News
Wildcats Brendan Beavers will anchor the offensive line for his team this season. - Michael Mullins | For The Stokes News
Lilly Weaver will return as the leading hitter for the Sauras this fall. - - Courtesy Photos | For The Stokes News
Junior Isaac Wood (80) will help solidify the Vikings defense this season. - - Dale Sands | For The Stokes News
Rising senior Meredith Rasey will be key to the Vikings success this fall. - - Robert Money | The Stokes News

Wednesday – June 27

North Stokes ladies basketball @ Gateway YMCA; Game times 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

West Stokes ladies basketball @ Gateway YMCA; Game times 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Thursday – June 28

South Stokes basketball vs. North Davidson (9 a.m.); Ragsdale (6 p.m.) – South Stokes Jamboree

North Stokes basketball vs. Ragsdale (1 p.m.); N.W. Guilford (3 p.m.); Southwestern Randolph (5 p.m.) – South Stokes Jamboree

Friday – June 29

West Stokes basketball vs. Bassett (10 a.m.); N.W. Guilford (3 p.m.); Ragsdale (5 p.m.) – South Stokes Jamboree

North Stokes basketball – Team Camp Catawba College (June 29 – July 1)

South Stokes Football

Workouts – June 25 – 28; July 9-12 (8:30 – 10:30 a.m.)

Scrimmages: July 10 7-on-7 @ Western Guilford (9:30 a.m.)

Mini Camp: July 23-26 (8:30 – 11 a.m.)

Midnight Madness – July 29 (12 a.m.)

West Stokes Football

Workouts – June 28, July 9, and 23 (6-9 p.m.)

Scrimmages: July 11 7-on-7 @ West Forsyth

OL/DL Challenge @ West Stokes (5:30 – 9p.m.) Contact Jimmy Upchurch if interested (336-710-3415)

Annual 7-on-7 Scrimmage (6-9 p.m.)

Little League Camp (6-9 p.m.) Open for ages 5-14 ($25)

First tryout date: July 30 (6 p.m.)

North Stokes Volleyball

Open Gym (6-8 p.m.) – June 28, July 10, and 12

Open Gym (3-5 p.m.) – June 27, and July 11

Camp: August 13 – 14 (9-4 p.m.)

South Stokes Volleyball

Open Gym (9-11 a.m.) – June 27, July 9, and 11

Scrimmages: at Northwest Guilford – July 10 @ 5 p.m.; July 12 @ 5 p.m.; July 23 at Sparta (TBA)

Camp: July 24 – 26 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Tryout dates: July 31, Aug. 1, and Aug. 2 (two a days)

West Stokes Volleyball

Open Gym (9-11 a.m.) – July 9, 10, 11, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27

Open Gym (5-8 p.m.) – July 11, 23, 34, 25, 26, and 27

Scrimmages: at North Surry – July 9 @ 5:30 p.m.; at North Surry – July 10 @ 5:30 p.m.

Camp: July 12 (1-5 p.m.) July 13 & 14 (9-1 p.m.)

Tryouts: July 30 & 31 (6-8 p.m.)

Wells Fargo Final Standings from NCHSAA

Northwest 1-A: Mount Airy came out on top after the spring sports season thanks to championships in men’s and women’s track along with second-place finishes in men’s tennis and men’s golf. In second place was East Surry with championships in baseball and men’s golf and a second-place finish in softball. Bishop McGuinness was in third place with a men’s tennis championship and a tied first-place finish in women’s soccer. Conference Standings: Mount Airy 88, East Surry 87.5, Bishop McGuinness 73.5, South Stokes 66, North Stokes 49, Winston-Salem Preparatory 32.

Western Piedmont Athletic 2-A: After the spring sports season, Forbush came in first place thanks to championships in women’s track, men’s golf, women’s soccer, softball and baseball. There was a tie for second place between North Surry and West Stokes. North Surry secures second-place finishes in baseball and men’s golf while West Stokes secures second-place finishes in softball and women’s soccer. Conference Standings: Forbush 107, North Surry 86, West Stokes 86, Surry Central 84.5, Atkins 83.5, Walkertown 49, Carver 21.

Robert Money can be reached at 336-749-1193.

West Stokes Abby Walker makes a return hit in a game last fall.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Abby-Walker-1.jpgWest Stokes Abby Walker makes a return hit in a game last fall. Michael Mullins | For The Stokes News

Adam McMillan will be a strong threat in the backfield for the Sauras this fall.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Adam-McMillan.jpgAdam McMillan will be a strong threat in the backfield for the Sauras this fall. Courtesy Photos | For The Stokes News

Wildcats Brendan Beavers will anchor the offensive line for his team this season.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Brendan-Beavers.jpgWildcats Brendan Beavers will anchor the offensive line for his team this season. Michael Mullins | For The Stokes News

Lilly Weaver will return as the leading hitter for the Sauras this fall.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_Lilly-Weaver-1.jpgLilly Weaver will return as the leading hitter for the Sauras this fall. Courtesy Photos | For The Stokes News

Junior Isaac Wood (80) will help solidify the Vikings defense this season.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_NS-Football-66-Jackson-Boles-80-Isaac-Wood-19-Austin-Garcia-Dale-Sands.jpgJunior Isaac Wood (80) will help solidify the Vikings defense this season. Dale Sands | For The Stokes News

Rising senior Meredith Rasey will be key to the Vikings success this fall.
https://www.thestokesnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_NS-Volleyball-Meredith-Rasey.jpgRising senior Meredith Rasey will be key to the Vikings success this fall. Robert Money | The Stokes News

By Robert Money Jr.

rmoney@thestokesnews.com