Wheatmore soccer

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Anakin Leister

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Anakin Leister

Wheatmore, boys’ soccer Leister, a senior, was one of the most productive players for Wheatmore, which had an undefeated regular season.  Leister racked up a team-high 19 assists this season. He was third on the Wheatmore team in goals with 16. Leister had two goals and an assist last week when the Warriors opened the Class 2-A state playoffs with a 5-2 victory against visiting Monroe. The Warriors (19-1-4) reached the second round before their season ended with a loss to Patton.
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Prep Notes: Wheatmore girls repeat as PAC tennis champs; Soccer rivals tie again

Prep Notes: Wheatmore girls repeat as PAC tennis champs; Soccer rivals tie again

Trinity’s Andrew Cox, left, and Wheatmore’s Anakin Leister compete for the ball during a boys’ soccer game earlier this season. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Wheatmore headed into the postseason with another Piedmont Athletic Conference championship to its credit in girls’ tennis. Wheatmore’s lone conference defeat came by 5-4 at Southwestern Randolph. The Warriors avenged that loss a few weeks later with a 6-3 victory. Boys’ soccer Wheatmore remained undefeated through last week, but nothing much has been solved between the Warriors and rival Trinity. Those teams tied for the second time this year. Last week’s 2-2 outcome left the teams atop…
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Area Sports: Asheboro goes perfect 10 in soccer; Wheatmore title team receives rings

Area Sports: Asheboro goes perfect 10 in soccer; Wheatmore title team receives rings

Members of the 2022 Wheatmore girls' soccer team receive rings for winning last spring's Class 2-A state championship. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record)   Asheboro boys keep rolling in soccer ASHEBORO – The Asheboro boys’ soccer team has picked up state rankings on the way to a perfect record through 10 games of the season. The Blue Comets have made some schedule adjustments, but those didn’t slow down the team. Asheboro added a home game against Langtree Charter Academy, winning 1-0 on Thursday night for the 10th win of the season. Cristian Ortiz scored the second-half goal on an assist from Ozmar…
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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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