STARMOUNT SWEEPS RALEIGH CHARTER IN NCHSAA 1-A VOLLEYBALL FINAL
RALEIGH – Boonville Starmount’s Erin Barr had 17 assists and three kills to lead her team to a convincing three-set sweep of Raleigh Charter on Saturday afternoon for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A volleyball championship at Reynolds Coliseum on the N.C. State campus.
Starmount had little trouble in rolling to victories of 25-10, 25-14 and 25-15.
Barr, a 5-8 senior setter, was named the Most Valuable Player of the championship.
Haley Hartman had eight kills and Hunter Welborn seven for the Rams, who finished the season 27-6. Starmount won its fourth NCHSAA state volleyball crown in five finals appearances, with previous titles in 2003, ’04 and ‘10.
Joanna Powers led Raleigh Charter with 11 kills. The Phoenix, who had an 11-match winning streak snapped, finished the season 21-4 overall.