Ellie Garrison

Tears of joy for Warriors: Wheatmore girls capture state title

Tears of joy for Warriors: Wheatmore girls capture state title

Members of the Wheatmore girls' soccer team celebrate the school's first state championship Friday night in Cary. (PJ Ward-Brown/North State Journal) CARY – The Wheatmore girls’ soccer team fit right in at the state finals. The Warriors, who were the first Randolph County team to play in a state championship game in soccer, completed an unblemished season with Friday night’s 4-1 victory against Clinton to secure the Class 2-A title. “We definitely deserved it,” Wheatmore forward Summer Bowman said. The Warriors ended up with a 25-0-0 record. “You go 25-0, you set the bar so high for anybody,” coach Ricky…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ellie Garrison

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ellie Garrison

Wheatmore  |  girls’ soccer   Garrison racked up more big offensive numbers as the Warriors completed an undefeated regular season with two more victories last week. Garrison, a sophomore, produced four goals and one assist in a 12-3 triumph against visiting Uwharrie Charter Academy. Summer Bowman was credited with five goals and three assists, Natalie Bowman posted two goals and one assist and Maggie Messner had a goal in that game. Garrison followed that a day later with six goals and one assist in the 9-0 romp past host Providence Grove to conclude the Piedmont Athletic Conference portion of the…
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