This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

After the starting gun at the Myers Park Cross Country Invitational (Credit: D. M. Wallace)

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Big wins this week have boosted confidence for Tri-W area football teams as they prepare for conference play in the coming weeks. With just one non-conference game left in the season, win-loss records show promise of a much more competitive Southern Carolina Conference than in years past. Tri-W area teams earned some important victories this week in cross country, tennis and volleyball as well. Here is a look at some of those wins and match ups to come.


The Warriors won Friday night’s football game against South Meck 42-0, moving to 3-0 on the season. They will play against Catawba Ridge at home, on September 13. The women’s cross country team earned a first place finish at the Friday Night Lights Invitational Meet this week, and the men’s team earned a second place finish. Women’s tennis earned wins over Piedmont and Charlotte Country Day, both 9-0. Women’s volleyball won 3-0 on Thursday, against Monroe.

Weddington protects the backfield (Credit: D. M. Wallace)

Sun Valley

The Spartans defeated the Concord Spiders 24-10 on Friday, for their first varsity football win of the season. They are scheduled to play at home this week, against Porter Ridge. The men’s soccer team earned an 11-0 win over Anson on Wednesday, and won 5-4, in a penalty shoot-out at Piedmont. The women’s volleyball team earned a 3-1 win at Parkwood, on Thursday.

Runners at the Myers Park Cross Country Invitational (Credit: D. M. Wallace)

Marvin Ridge

The women’s tennis team at Marvin Ridge earned two big wins this week. The Mavericks defeated Sun Valley 9-0 on Thursday, following a 7-2 away win, earlier in the week, against South Meck. Mavericks volleyball earned a 3-0 victory on the road against Piedmont. The men’s soccer team defeated Ardrey Kell 4-2 at home.


The Cavaliers earned shutout victories this week in men’s soccer and women’s tennis. The men’s soccer team won 2-0 against Hickory Ridge on Thursday, and won 2-0 against Butler earlier in the week. Women’s tennis won 9-0 over Monroe at home. Women’s volleyball won at home against Charlotte Catholic, on Thursday.


The Rebels football team earned a decisive victory on Friday against Forest Hills, with a score of 49-7. Their next game will be at home against Buford, on Friday, September 13. Men’s soccer and women’s volleyball earned wins against Central Academy this week. Men’s soccer won 5-1 over Central Academy, coming off of an 8-1 win over Queen’s Grant. The rebels volleyball team won 3-0 against the Cougars, on Friday.

Parkwood’s varsity cheer team (Credit: D. M. Wallace)
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