Three area volleyball squads earn postseason berths

Matthew Gorry Sports Writer

October 17, 2013

BOONVILLE — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the volleyball state playoff brackets earlier this week.

Recently crowned Mountain Valley Conference champion Starmount garnered a No. 1 seed after posting yet another perfect season. The Lady Rams will open play Saturday against local foe Mount Airy at home.

East Wilkes secured a No. 3 seed from the MVAC and will open play on the road against East Montgomery Saturday.

In 2A play, third-seeded Forbush will kick off postseason action Saturday against Mount Pleasant on the road.

The Lady Elks failed to make the postseason.

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