BOONVILLE — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the volleyball state playoff brackets earlier this week.
Recently crowned Mountain Valley Conference champion Starmount garnered a No. 1 seed after posting yet another perfect season. The Lady Rams will open play Saturday against local foe Mount Airy at home.
East Wilkes secured a No. 3 seed from the MVAC and will open play on the road against East Montgomery Saturday.
In 2A play, third-seeded Forbush will kick off postseason action Saturday against Mount Pleasant on the road.
The Lady Elks failed to make the postseason.
Reach Matthew Gorry at 835-1513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.