Monday, October 26, 2009

Volleyball State Tournament: first round

The first round of the NCHSAA volleyball 4A state tournament was Saturday. Both North Mecklenburg and Hopewell dominated their first round matches and move on to the second round Tuesday.

North Mecklenburg beat Butler 25-24, 25-20 and 25-16 with Ali Cooke leading the team with 11 kills and 14 digs. The Vikings will face another fellow I-Meck school Mallard Creek in the second round. North Meck beat Mallard Creek in three games in both of their previous matches this season.

Hopewell dominated Sun Valley in three games, 25-12, 25-9 and 25-6. They will also face a I-Meck conference foe, Lake Norman, in the second round. Hopewell won both preseason matches against Lake Norman.