The Lady Spartan soccer squad scored early and often then hung on to defeat Hickory Christian in the semi-finals at home, jumping out in the first ten minutes to a 3-0 lead. Kerr-Vance was led in scoring by Ashley Dickerson who had two goals and Emma Hogge with one. The defense was anchored by seniors Caroline Hoyle, Bonnie Evans, and goal-keeper Holly Steg. Looking for a repeat, KVA moves on to the state championship on Saturday @ 11 am on the campus of Campbell University.
The Spartan baseball team also came up huge on Tuesday evening defeating Wayne Christian 7-1 at Boyd Field. Senior Wil Short started on the mound for the Spartans, allowing only 1 hit and 1 run striking out 3. Cam Murphy came in as relief allowing no hits and no runs while striking out 6. The offense was led by Colby Wilkerson, 2 for 3 (2 doubles and 1 RBI), RJ Johnson, 3 for 3, with a HR, and Matt Overton, 2 for 3 at the plate with 3 RBI's. The Spartans advance to Wilson’s Fleming Stadium for a three game championship series beginning on Friday at 6:00 pm.