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North wins conference opener!!
September 28, 2013By Nathan Miller of North Wilkes High School
The North Wilkes Vikings hosted the Cardinals of East Wilkes to open it's MVAC showdown. The Vikings started off by scoring within 15 seconds into the game on a kick-off return to put North up 7-0. East had the ball but later fumble to give the Vikings it's second touchdown make it 14-0. North Wilkes scored it's third TD on another Cardinals fumble to make it 21-0. East Wilkes finally got on the board late in the first quarter to cut the lead 21-7 North.
Second quarter, the Vikings held the Cardinals scoreless 14-0 second quarter points to make it North 35-7 at half-time.
Third quarter, the Cardinals chipped it's way back by scoring 19-7 points to cut the lead 42-26.
Final quarter, the Vikings scored 7-6 to take the MVAC opener on a 49-32 win over the Cardinals.
Next up, the Vikings will travel to Elkin next Friday with a 7:30pm kick-off, while JV's play at home Thursday with a 7pm kick-off.