Avery County senior Jacob Waldroop scored his 1,000th career point in Tuesday night’s first round of the NCHSAA 1-A basketball playoffs.
Waldroop has been averaging a team-high 14.5 points per game for the Western Highlands Conference champion Vikings (24-3) and had 20 in their 70-39 postseason rout of visiting North Stokes.
Jeffrey Puckett added 14 points. Luke Crowe and Christian Hicks had eight apiece.
Top-seeded Avery County advances to host No. 16 Rosman (17-9) on Thursday.