This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

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

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With the spring season ramping up, Tri-W schools have had just a look at the intense competition to come. Teams are working to bolster their records, with an eye on conference play and a chance at the playoffs. Here is a look at spring sports in the Tri-W area.

The Cavaliers put the ball in play (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)


Men’s varsity lacrosse is undefeated at Parkwood, beginning their season with a 3-0 record. The Rebels have won by decisive margins in each of their first three games, defeating Catawba Ridge 11-7, Queen’s Grant 16-4 and Independence 11-8. They will play their first conference game on Wednesday, March 11, at Weddington.

Cuthbertson returns a serve (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)


Cuthbertson’s varsity baseball squad earned a massive win in their first game of the season. The Cavaliers won 16-3 on Wednesday against the Cox Mill Chargers, suffering only one error on the game, and batting .400 as a team. Cuthbertson will face Weddington this week in a three-game conference series, beginning on Tuesday, March 10.

The Cavaliers prepare a serve (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)

Marvin Ridge

Men’s Varsity Tennis is undefeated at Marvin Ridge after  9-0 wins over Monroe and Piedmont. The Mavericks are continuing on their success from last year, when they finished the season with an 18-4 overall record, going 13-1 in conference play. Marvin Ridge will continue conference play this week against Parkwood, Sun Valley, Weddington, and Cuthbertson.

A serve at Cuthbertson (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)

Sun Valley 

Women’s soccer at Sun Valley is 2-0-1 after winning in two nail biter victories against non-conference opponents. The Spartans won 1-0 against Ardrey Kell on Wednesday. They followed up with another 1-0 victory over Covenant Day on Thursday. Sun Valley will play Jay M. Robinson and Catawba Ridge this week, as they prepare for conference play beginning in late March.

Cuthbertson on a volley (Photo by: D. M. Wallace)


Last year’s lacrosse state champions are back in winning form, as they begin their season with two big wins and an undefeated record. The Warriors opened their season with a 22-9 win over the Dorman Cavaliers and followed up on Friday with a 7-4 win over the Page Pirates. Weddington will begin conference play against Parkwood on Wednesday, March 11.

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