This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

Cuthbertson defends a play against Myers Park (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)

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Two Tri-W basketball teams remain in the chase for a state title, preparing for elite eight matchups. Wrestling, swim and dive, and indoor track are in the books. With basketball season coming to a close, and athletes turning their attention toward spring sports, here is a look at how Tri-W basketball teams have performed this year.

Weddington struggles for possession (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)


Men’s basketball at Weddington is at 22-7 on the year, as they continue to work toward a state title chance. Weddington’s third-round victory over Cox Mill came by a score of 62-56, pushing the Warriors forward to an elite eight appearance. The Warriors will travel to Morganton on Tuesday to play the Freedom Patriots for the fourth round. Weddington women’s basketball ended their season at 18-8, after falling to Asheville 92-57 in round one of the state tournament. 

Sun Valley faces off against Marvin Ridge (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)

Marvin Ridge

The Marvin Ridge women’s basketball team ended their season with a record of 11-13, after falling 73-71 to the Dudley Panthers in round one of the NCHSAA state playoffs. The men’s team at Marvin Ridge finished at 8-17, with a conference record of 4-10.

Parkwood moves down the court (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)


Parkwood women’s basketball ends the year at 16-11, after a 59-48 loss to Charlotte Catholic in round one of playoff competition. The team finished fourth in the Southern Carolina Conference with a conference record of 8-6. The men’s team finished with a record of 3-19.

Sun Valley sets up a play against the Mavericks (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)

Sun Valley

Spartan men’s basketball finished third in the SCC with a conference record of 9-5. The team ended their season with an overall record 16-12. The Spartans were eliminated by Weddington in round one of the state playoffs by a score of 48-40. Women’s basketball finished their season at 5-21.


The Cuthbertson women’s basketball team is going strong in the running for a state championship appearance. The Cavaliers are currently 28-2 on the season, after defeating the Hickory Red Tornadoes 69-60, for a third-round victory. The team will face the Southeast Guilford Falcons, on Tuesday, for their elite eight appearances. The men’s team finished the year with a record of 9-16. 

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