Posted On: 03/2/20 7:45 AM

Here's a look at what to expect and prospects to watch in the Elite 8 of the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs.

Shelby High School (24-3) vs. West Stokes (25-4)

The Shelby Golden Lions will travel on the road to face the West Stoke Wildcats in the Elite Eight. The Golden Lions have won 14 games and counting heading into the meeting and coming off an 80-60 victory over North Davidson. They'll look to keep to their winning ways led by Ja'Hari Mitchell, Dashaun Christopher, Simeon Davis and Elijah Borders.

The Wildcats have been led through the playoffs by senior wing Elan Muniz, who put up 25 points in their win over Hendersonville in the Elite Eight. Seniors Kelin Parsons and Luke Mickey posted 18 points and 15 points respectively as well in the victory.  

Mountain Heritage (26-1) vs. Forest Hills (28-0)

The Mountain Heritage Cougars head into a big matchup against Forest Hills looking to play spoiler. The Cougars defeated Lexington High School 63-47 in the Sweet 16 It's worth noting they're 9-0 on the road this season. Seniors Justus Shelton and Callin Randolph lead a strong group of seniors and juniors into an exciting matchup.


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