HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Fred T. Foard opens season with 3-0 victory

Published Friday, August 16th, 2019

Head coaches are asked to report results from their events as soon as possible after the event is completed and the day of the event by emailing chobbs001@att.net and also hobbsdailyreport@gmail.com.
Generally, the home team sends the information but we’ll accept game reports from either school.
We’ll be updating and posting results each night and producing a roundup of details from each day’s sporting events in volleyball, boys’ soccer, girls’ tennis, cross country and girls’ golf.
Here’s briefly what to send, always including first and last names of all athletes (both schools):
Volleyball: Scores of each game in the match with statistical leaders and current team record.
Soccer: Final score, names of those who scored goals or had assists, goalkeepers’ statistics, highlights, team records.
Tennis: Complete summary, indicating first through six singles and all doubles, i.e. Player A (school) d. Player B (school), 6-0; 6-0, and team records.
Girls golf: Final team scores, top 10 with scores, current league team and individual standings (if available).
Cross country: Team scores, top 10 runners with times.
Additional information about reporting results will be sent to athletic directors by email soon.


NEWTON – Fred T. Foard High opened a new varsity volleyball season on Thursday, beating visiting West Lincoln 3-0 for its 45th victory in the last 57 matches.

The Tigers won 25-8, 25-5, 25-4 in an endowment match that started their second season under head coach Meredith Lombardi.

Megan Dorsey, Michelle Thao, Martina Foster, Sarah Lingle and Haley Johnston led Foard (1-0) past the Rebels.

The Tigers were Northwestern Foothills 2A champions last season, going 12-0 in the league, and they finished 24-3 overall after losing in the fourth round of the state 2A playoffs to West Davidson.

Foard went 20-9 two years ago, finishing second in the Northwestern Foothills 2A to West Iredell (12-0 in the conference).

The Tigers next play another non-league match at home, facing Maiden at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

West Lincoln (0-1) — which finished 6-17 last season and in sixth place in the South Fork 2A — next plays at home on Monday (6 p.m.) against East Burke.

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