CHAPEL HILL -- The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the seedings and brackets for the state volleyball championship tournaments on Saturday. With its 10-1 record, the Watauga Pioneers earned the No. 1 seed in the 3A West bracket.
The Pioneers will host the #16 seed, N. Henderson (10-3) on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
The full 3A West bracket, with all first round games scheduled for Jan. 12 and the second round on Jan. 14.
- No. 1 Watauga vs. No. 16 N. Henderson
- No. 8 Concord vs. No. 9 W. Henderson
- No. 5 Western Guilford vs. No. 12 Hickory
- No. 4 Cox Mill vs. No. 13 Southwestern Guilford
- No. 3 North Iredell vs. No. 14 Weddington
- No. 6 Kings Mountain vs. No. 11 Marvin Ridge
- No, 7 T C Roberson vs. No. 10 Crest
- No. 2 Sun Valley vs. No. 15 >South Iredell
Watauga's lone loss in the COVID-abbreviated season was to Charlotte-Providence, which at 14-0 earned the No. 5 seed in the large school 4A division.