WILKESBORO — Winter event competition for area early colleges was held Jan. 28 at Wilkes Community College, and Yadkin Early College Math Counts team earned first place.
Yadkin students Amanda Hauser and Jordan Shore had the two highest individual test scores. The coach is Edgar Zamora and team members include Amanda Hauser, Jordan Shore, Alexis Plunkett, Madison Triplett, George White.
Yadkin Early College girls’ basketball team took second place. The girls had a desire to improve and asked for more practice time each week. It was the first time some of the girls had ever played competitive basketball. Team members include Karly Lambert, Kari Davis, Samantha Anderson, Destiny DiClemente, Morgan Bellanger, Destiny Walsh, Addilee Ashley, Tara Couch.
Yadkin Early College boys’ basketball team also took second place. The boy’s team had to win back to back games just to get into the championship game. They came up just short in the championship game. Team members include Todd Rhodes, Cameron Cockerham, Tyler Kimmer, JP Holleman, Cole Bunnell, Matthew Younger, Adam Gunnell, Luis Santos, Jake Hardison.