STATE 2A VOLLEYBALL: Foard rolls over McMichael, repeats with 8th state title in school history

Published Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Fred T. Foard High won its second straight state 2A volleyball championship on Saturday morning, defeating McMichael 25-14, 25-11, 25-12 at Green Level High in Cary. The Tigers (19-0) lost only one set all season, repeating also as Northwestern Foothills 2A champions under head coach Meredith Lombardi, and Foard is 8-for-8, winning a state title every time it has reached the state finals./NCHSAA PHOTO

Fred T. Foard High’s Michelle Thao, MVP last season when the Tigers won a state 2A title, won the award again on Saturday in Cary./NCHSAA PHOTO

A look at Fred T. Foard High’s seven previous trips to a state volleyball title match:
Year                    Result                        Coach
1995 (3A)   d. Asheboro 3-1          Linda Richards
1996 (3A)   d. Beddingfield 3-0   Linda Richards
1997 (3A)   d. SW Guilford 3-1     Linda Richards
2002 (3A)  d. E. Chapel Hill 3-0  Linda Richards
2003 (3A)  d. Manteo 3-0               Lettie Wilkes
2005 (3A)  d. Grv. Conley 3-0        Lettie Wilkes
2019 (2A)  d. A-Grifton 3-0 Meredith Lombardi
MVPs: 1995, Linette Ramseur; 1996, Linette Ramseur; 1997, Crissy Harrison; 2002, Audria Harrison; 2003, Audria Harrison; 2005, Mai Zo Lo; 2019, Michelle Thao.
SOURCE: NCHSAA and HobbsDailyReport files.















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