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Final 2017-2018 Wells Fargo Conference Cup Standings Announced

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association, along with Wells Fargo, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2017-2018 sports season.

The Wells Fargo Cup award, sponsored by Wells Fargo, recognizes the schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications.

The Wells Fargo Conference Cup is a companion to the Wells Fargo Cup and recognizes schools with the best overall interscholastic athletic performances within individual conferences. Wachovia, and now Wells Fargo, has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.

In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines its own method of awarding points. Conferences are listed alphabetically by classification.

Western Highlands 1-A/2-A: After the spring sports season, Owen was in first place with championships in women’s soccer and men’s tennis. Polk County finished in second place with championships in baseball and men’s and women’s track. With a second-place finish in men’s track, Avery County was in third place. Conference Standings: Owen 160, Polk County 152, Avery County 150.5, Mountain Heritage 148, Madison 140.5, Mitchell 107.

Mountain Valley 1-A/2-A: After a close race for first place, Wilkes Central came out ahead of the competition with championships in baseball and men’s golf along with tied first-place finishes in women’s soccer and women’s track. In second place was Ashe County with a championship in men’s track and tied first-place finishes in women’s soccer and women’s track. East Wilkes finished in third place with a tied first-place finish in men’s tennis. Conference Standings: Wilkes Central 101.5, Ashe County 98, East Wilkes 91, West Wilkes 89, Alleghany 85, Starmount 89, North Wilkes 76.5, Elkin 70.5.

Northwestern Athletic 3-A/4-A: Watauga was the conference leader after the spring sports season thanks to championships in men’s and women’s track and men’s tennis. In second place was Alexander Central with second-place finishes in baseball and softball. Hickory finished in third place with a tied first-place finish in women’s soccer and a second-place finish in men’s golf. Conference Standings: Watauga 206, Alexander Central 198.5, Hickory 197.5, South Caldwell 184.5, St. Stephens 182, Freedom 176.5, McDowell 158.5, West Caldwell 103.5.

 

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