West Forsyth sports briefs

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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Boys, girls cross country teams heading to state championship meet

The West Forsyth boys and girls cross country teams will both compete at the NCHSAA 4-A state championship meet on Saturday at the Ivey Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.
The boys tallied 191 points and finished seventh in the boys field at last week’s Midwest 4-A Regional meet, which was also held at Ivey Redmon. The girls team finished with 135 points for a fifth-place finish.
Wesley Haggstrom was the top performer for the boys team, recording a sixth-place finish in 16 minutes, 13.16 seconds. Connor Haldeman was 15th in 16:41.43, freshman Gunnar Douglass was 43rd, Wyatt Stephens was 56th and Owen Newsome was 71st in a field of 179 runners. Scoring is based on the finishes of the top five runners for each team.
Lulu Serang led the charge for the girls team, finishing in 14th place in 19 minutes, 21.65 seconds. Abby Reutinger was 22nd, Tenley Douglass was 28th, Sophie Cowart was 32nd and Lillian Douglass was 43rd to round out the scoring runners for the Titans.
Good luck to both teams on Saturday.

McEachran finishes season with a 20-3 record

Samantha McEachran closed out her season with a first-round loss in the NCHSAA 4-A state tennis tournament last Friday at Millbrook Exchange in Raleigh.
McEachran, who has won three straight Central Piedmont 4-A Conference championships in singles and has yet to lose a match in conference play in three years, finished the season 20-3 overall.

Boys soccer team season ends in first round of playoffs

The West Forsyth boys soccer team fell to T.C. Robeson 3-1 on Monday night in the first round of the NCHSAA 4-A state tournament.

The Titans finished the season 10-10-4 and had a 9-5 record in the Central Piedmont 4-A Conference, which included a six-game winning streak in conference play.

Winter sports off and running

Tryouts for winter sports teams began on Monday. Seasons for all teams will begin later this month.
Boys and girls basketball, swimming, indoor track and wrestling are all being offered, and new this year is a girls wrestling team.