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

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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