The Mountain Valley 2-A/1-A ended regular-season play Tuesday, with Starmount claiming the conference title.
Per the NCHSAA, split conferences allow for automatic qualifiers from each classification. Starmount qualified out of Class 1-A, with Wilkes Central, and West Wilkes tied for second place in the conference in Class 2-A.
Those two teams could meet in the conference tournament semifinals Wednesday night.
Games to watch: No. 6 East Wilkes at No. 3 West Wilkes, Thursday; No. 7 Alleghany at No. 2 Wilkes Central, Thursday.