Good News Abounds at WCHS, Winter 2018-2019

Congrats, Youth and Government Club

  • Positions/Awards:  Alexis Kay – Associate Justice, Samantha Webb – Associate Justice, Ashley Daniel – Associate Justice (appointed)
  • Addyson Hardee – Model Freshmen Forum Legislator (awarded to a single delegate who is regarded as the most excellent debater in the forum chamber)
  • Awards given by NC YMCA:
    • Madisyn Peden – NC YMCA Alumni Scholarship
    • Mr. Cory Noe – 2019 Outstanding Advisor 

Girls B-ball:  Defeats White Oak in Rd 1 Conf Tourney

Wrestling States:  William Willis Takes 3rd at 142 lbs in 3A; Micah Dixon, 4th at 182

B-ball:  V Boys Win Conference w/ Victory over Northside.  Other teams complete sweep.

B-ball:  V Boys, JV Girls and Boys Defeat Havelock.  V Girls Fight Hard, Come Up Short.

WrestlingPatriots Win East Regional Tournament

  • First:  Jake Reynolds, Micah Dixon, William Willis
  • Second:  Sam Johnson, Tyler Kent
  • Fourth:  Manny Jauregui Magana

Indoor Track States:   Team Finish- Girls 16th and Boys 14th. Top 10 Individual Finishers–


4×800 Relay- 8th Place

Jenna Reiter 3200m- 6th Place

Sophie Draughon High Jump-3rd Place


4×800 Relay-5th Place

Jack Lindstrom 500m-7th Place

Braxton Plisko High Jump-6th Place

Frank Rushok 1,000m- 4th Place

Winter Guard:  sizzles at Holly Springs Competition

B-ball:  V and JV Boys Defeat White Oak.  V Girls Lose.

B-ball:  Patriots Sweep S-boro.

Swimming Regionals:  Girls took 7th; Boys, 14th.  Meghan Paschall, Sarah Prosser, Stella Higgs, and William Coles among top individual finishers.

Congrats:  Ariana Wolkerstorfer, 3rd in State Female Wrestling (106 lbs)

Congrats, JV Cheer:  State Champions!

Congrats:  JV Girls B-ball, Conference Champs!

B-ball:  JV Girls and V Boys Defeat J-ville.  V Girls and JV Boys Drop Close Games

Congrats, WCHS Wrestling Team:  Eastern Region Runners-up

Eastern All-District Band Members:  Leilanie Torres Curet, Naomi Espiritu, Logan McLaurin, Kassia Tuura, Lauren Deluzio, Kasey Oregon, Ashley Schreiber, Clara Shertzer, Meghan Johnson, Morgan Avery, Vanessa Chazal, Maria Voss

Congrats:  J.J. Williams, News-Times Athlete of the Week

Wrestling Dual Team:  Patriots Defeat Clayton and N. Guilford.  Advance to Rd 2.

Indoor Track:  Boys and Girls Conference Champs!

B-ball:  V and JV Girls Defeat Northside.  JV Boys Lose.  V Boys Drop OT Thriller 49-48.

JV Cheer:  Conference Champs!

Wrestling:  Conference and Conference Tournament Champs!

B-ball:  V Boys Win in 2OT over Havelock.   JV Girls Win.  JV Boys and V Girls Come Up Short.

Congrats:  9-10 All-Carolina Select Choir

  • Ben Cox
  • Nakayla McConnaughey
  • Sunnie Stainback

Congrats:  Wrestling Takes Conference 1st

Congrats:  Boys and Girls Swimming Take Conference 2nd

Basketball:  V Girls Defeat White Oak.  JV and V Boys Lose Close Ones

Basketball:  V Girls and V Boys Defeat S-boro.  V Boys fell to Greenfield.

Wrestling:  Patriots dominate the Dan Varner Patriot Duals and are now 31-1 on the seaon.  Patriot victoires as follows–

Croatan 43-31
Richlands 54-25
Topsail 41-30
East Carteret 75-6
Heritage 51-24

Congrats: Ms. Kocher’s Scholastic Art Award Winners

  • Betsy Molina, Lost Boy, Gold Key, American Visions Nominee
  • Paige McInerny, Flo, Gold Key

Congrats:  Teacher Catherine Olander Scholastic Art Award Winners

  • Kha Huynh, Raneah, Gold Key
  • Curren Conner, Timeless, Gold Key
  • Jonah Gillen, Eliana, Silver Key

Hoops:  JV Girls and V Boys Win at J-ville.

Wrestling:  Sweep dual team tourney in So. Lenoir.

NJROTC:  3rd Overall at Orienteering Championships in Kings Mountain National Park.

Swimming:  Girls and Boys Take 2nd at Winterville

B-ball:  JV Boys, JV Girls, V Boys Win vs Ashley.  V Girls Drop Close One.

Sgt Jame SlapeWest Carteret Patriots Remember Their Own

Wrestling:  Big Horn champs!
Beat Swansboro 62-12
Beat Cleveland 52-27
Beat Croatan 41-34
Beat Lejeune 66-10
Beat New Bern 43-32
Beat Northside 71-16
Beat Havelock 57-19
Beat Paul IV, VA 64-13

Wrestling:  Patriots Finish 17th of 43 at The Tiger.  Micah Dixon Takes 3rd.

CongratsDaShawn Jones, News-Times Athlete of the Week

Indoor Track:  Jenna Reiter set a new school record in the 3200m with a time of 11:11.

Wrestling:  Patriots Topple ECHS and CHS in Tri-Meet

B-Ball:  JV and V Boys and JV Girls Defeat Pamlico.  Scrappy V Girls Lose Close One

Congrats:  Outstanding Chorus and Band Shows

Wrestling:  Patriots won Hard Nor’Easter at ECHS

Indoor Track Invitational:   No team score available. Several Top 10 performances for both boys and girls teams. Highlights were Jenna Reiter placing 2nd in the 1600m and Sophie Draughn setting the new school record with a High Jump of 5’3”.

B-ball:  V and JV Boys Defeat Croatan.  Girls Fall.

B-ball:  V Boys over West Craven.  Narrow losses for V Girls and JV Boys

B-ball:  Sweep of New Bern

Wrestling:  3rd Place, Beast of the East

Parade March:  Band in Newport, AB ad MHC Parades

B-Ball:  JV and V Boys Defeat East; V Girls Fight Hard, Come Up Short

News-Times Athlete of the WeekMicah Dixon, Wrestling

B-ball v West Craven:  JV Boys and V Girls Victorious, V Boys Suffer First Loss

B-ball v Croatan:  JV and V Boys Win; JV and V Girls Lose

JV Cheer:  2nd in Division at NCHSAA State Invitational

News-Times Athlete of the WeekJake Reynolds, Wrestling

B-ball:  V and JV Boys Over ECHS.  Girls Score over 50, but fall to East.

Swiss Bear:  Wrestlers take 2nd in New Bern

Wrestlers:  Defeat Washington.  Lose to New Bern

Basketball: V Boys and JV Girls Defeat Ashley.  Close calls for V Girls and JV Boys.

Wrestling:  Defeat Topsail, 42-37

Basketball: JV Girls 31 NB 8

JV Boys 42 NB 22

V Girls 55 NB 35

V Boys 60 NB 47

Beach Brawl:  Patriots Wrestlers Take First (11/17)

Conference Cheer Competition:  Varsity, 2nd; JV 1st

Swimming:  Patriots Take 3rd in G-ville


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