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Watauga High varsity basketball teams Co-Conference Champions, NWC Tournament at WHS for first time in over 20 years

Last Updated on February 18, 2024 5:02 pm

The Watauga High School men's and women's varsity basketball teams are both Co-Champions of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference and will host the NWC Tournament this week.

The men's team defeated Ashe on Friday night by a score of 67-43. It secured their share of the Northwest Conference Championship for the first time since 1999.

The women's team clinched their share of the title in a loss to Ashe 62-59 in overtime.

Tournament brackets were released Saturday, and it's #1 seed for the women’s team, #2 seed for the men’s team. All games are being played in Boone starting on Tuesday, and both teams have a first-round bye.

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