HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Foard faces Patton for league tournament title

Published Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019


NEWTON — Fred T. Foard High can go unbeaten against Northwestern Foothills 2A volleyball teams with a victory on Wednesday night at home over Patton.

The top-seeded Tigers (25-1) face the No. 2 Panthers (20-5) at 6 p.m. at Foard after both won semifinal matches at home on Tuesday night.

Foard downed No. 4 East Burke 4-0 in Newton and Patton advanced by beating No. 3 seed West Iredell 3-2 at Patton.

Foard beat Patton 3-0 at Foard and at Patton in the regular season.

The only loss for the Tigers this season was non-conference at home against Watauga.

If Foard wins on Wednesday it will go 17-0 against teams in its league this season, pending meeting any of the league teams in the state 2A playoffs.


(at highest seeds)

No. 1 Fred T. Foard 3, No. 8 W. Caldwell 0

No. 4 E. Burke 3, No. 5 Draughn 0

No. 2 Patton 3, No. 7 Hibriten 0

No. 3 W. Iredell 3, No. 6 Bunker Hill 1


(Semifinals at highest seeds)

No. 1 Fred T. Foard 3, No. 4 E. Burke 0

No. 2 Patton 3, No. 3 W. Iredell 2


(Championship at highest seed)

No. 2 Patton (20-5) at No. 1 Fred T. Foard (25-1), 6 p.m.

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