Forbush, Starmount volleyball schedules released


By Kristian Russell - [email protected]



The Forbush Falcons open up their 2016 season with a home game against West Wilkes on Aug. 16.


Ryan DeCosta | File Photo

The volleyball schedules for the fall season for Forbush and Starmount high schools were released last week.

The Starmount Rams open their season up against North Surry on Aug. 20. Last season, the Rams placed second in the MVAC with a 10-4 record. Overall the Rams ended their 2015 season with a 14-11 record. The Rams averaged 7.6 kills per set and had a .087 hitting percentage.

Starmount also had an impressive defense as it had 99 blocks in 2015, and 13.9 digs per set. The Rams served 153 aces, and averaged 1.7 aces per set. In the MVAC, the Rams had a 0.714 winning percentage and earned 33 conference points.

The full schedule is as follows, with home games in bold:

August 20: North Surry at Starmount

August 23: Starmount at Mount Airy

August 25: Starmount at Forbush

August 27: East Surry at Starmount

September 1: Starmount at North Wilkes

September 6: West Wilkes at Starmount

September 7: Mount Airy at Starmount

September 12: Starmount at North Surry

September 27: North Wilkes at Starmount

September 29: Starmount at West Wilkes

October 15: Statesville at Starmount

October 15: North Wilkes at Starmount

October 22, 25, 27, 29: NCHSAA Playoffs

November 1: NCHSAA Regionals

November 5: NCHSAA 2A State Championship

Forbush opens up its season with a home match agianst West Wilkes on Aug. 16. Last season the Falcons went 17-10 overall, and 6-4 in the WPAC. The Falcons placed second in the WPAC, with a .600 winning percentage. Forbush averaged 8.3 kills per set, and a .191 hitting percentage. With 125 total blocks in 2015, and 12.9 digs per set, the Falcons were a force on defense.

Not only were the Falcons strong on the defensive side, they were also strong on the offensive side. Forbush served 346 aces in 2015, and averaged 3.6 aces per set. The Falcons have 10 home games this season, and they play a familiar foe when they come up against Starmount on Aug. 25.

The full schedule is as follows:

August 16: West Wilkes at Forbush

August 18: Forbush at Reagan

August 23: Forbush at West Forsyth

August 25: Starmount at Forbush

August 29: Forbush at West Wilkes

August 30: Forbush at North Wilkes

September 6: North Iredell at Forbush

September 13: South Stokes at Forbush

September 15: Forbush at West Stokes

September 19: McMichael at Forbush

September 20: Carver at Forbush

September 22: Forbush at Surry Central

September 26: Forbush at East Wilkes

September 27: North Surry at Forbush

September 29: Forbush at South Stokes

October 3: East Wilkes at Forbush

October 4: West Stokes at Forbush

October 6: Forbush at Carver

October 11: Surry Central at Forbush

October 13: Forbush at North Surry

October 22, 25, 27, 29: NCHSAA Playoffs

November 1: NCHSAA Regionals

November 5: NCHSAA 2A State Championship

Schedules will be updated if more games are added.

Kristian Russell can be reached at 336-258-4052 or on Twitter @YadkinElkSports.

The Forbush Falcons open up their 2016 season with a home game against West Wilkes on Aug. 16.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FHS.jpgThe Forbush Falcons open up their 2016 season with a home game against West Wilkes on Aug. 16. Ryan DeCosta | File Photo

By Kristian Russell

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