The N.C. High School Athletic Association volleyball tournaments begins Saturday, Oct. 23.
Undefeated Apex, ranked No. 15 in the nation, will host Enloe. PAC-6 champ East Chapel Hill will host Cary while Cap-8 regular-season champ Wakefield will host Durham Jordan. Greater Neuse champion Garner will host Fayetteville's Pine Forest High. In 3-A, Cardinal Gibbons will try to defend its title by first meeting with Rockingham County. Conference champs Western Harnett and Erwin Triton also have home matches. In 2-A, Louisburg-Carrboro and Franklinton-Cedar Ridge are two match-ups that pit two area teams against one another. In 1-A, Raleigh Charter and N.C. School of Science & Math each have home games.
Area teams in bold.
EAST: Richmond County at Greenville Rose; Knightdale at Fayetteville Terry Sanford; Fayetteville Pine Forest at Garner; Wilmington Ashley at Southern Pines Pinecrest; Wilmington Laney at Fayetteville Britt; Southeast Raleigh at Wilmington Hoggard; Smithfield-Selma at Scotland County; Fayetteville Smith at West Johnston; Enloe at Apex; Cary at East Chapel Hill; Jordan at Wakefield; Pembroke Swett at Athens Drive; Panther Creek at Riverside; Lumberton at Broughton; Millbrook at Green Hope; Person County at Wake Forest-Rolesville
WEST: Davie County at Northwest Guilford; Southern Alamance at Charlotte Ardrey Kell; Matthew Butler at Winston-Salem Mount Tabor; West Forsyth at Greensboro Page; Greensboro Dudley at Charlotte Providence; Charlotte Myers Park at Glenn; East Forsyth at Greensboro Grimsley; Jamestown Ragsdale at Pfafftown Reagan; Mooresville at Sun Valley; Charlotte Olympic at Asheville Reynolds; Charlotte Independence at Lake Norman; Southwest Guilford at Alexander Central; South Mecklenburg at McDowell; North Mecklenburg at Boone Watagua; Hough at East Gaston; Huntersville Hopewell at Porter Ridge
EAST: Jacksonville at Currituck; North Lenior at Greenville Conley; Havelock at Rocky Mount; West Brunswick at South Johnston; Pikeville Aycock at South Brunswick; Northern Nash at South Central Pitt; West Carteret at Erwin Triton; Hertford County at Wilson Hunt; Rockingham County at Cardinal Gibbons; Southern Guilford at Cameron Union Pines; Northern Vance at Mayodan McMichael; Spring Lake Overhills at Southwestern Randolph; Nash Central at Western Harnett; Orange at Eastern Alamance; Hope Mills Gray's Creek at Ledford; Northern Guilford at Chapel Hill
WEST: Burlington Williams at North Iredell; Robinson at Weddington; Asheboro at Hickory Ridge; Anson County at Charlotte Harding; East Rowan at Charlotte Catholic; Carson at Mount Pleasant; Concord at Marvin Ridge; Cox Mill at West Iredell; Foard at R-S Central; Belmont South Point at Enka; East Henderson at Kings Mountain; Hickory at Franklin; Burns at Hickory St. Stephens; North Gaston at North Buncombe; Erwin at West Henderson; Forestview at Patton
EAST: Tarboro at Topsail; Croatan at Kill Devil Hills First Flight; South Lenior at East Bladen; Pasquotank at North Pitt; Swansboro at Elizabeth City Northeastern; Wilson Beddingfield at North Brunswick; Roanoke Rapids at Farmville Central; South Columbus at East Duplin; T.W. Andrews at Bartlett-Yancey; Durham School of the Arts at St. Paul's; Providence Grove at Randleman; Louisburg at Carrboro; Franklinton at Cedar Ridge; North Johnston at Fairmont; South Granville at Bunn; Eastern Randolph at Wheatmore
WEST: Trinity at North Surry; Salisbury at West Stanly; Graham at West Davidson; Surry Central at East Lincoln; West Lincoln at Piedmont; East Davidson at South Stokes; Charlotte Berry Academy at North Lincoln; Cuthbertson at Central Davidson; Wilkes Central at Newton-Conover; Draughn at Mountain Heritage; Maiden at Starmount; East Rutherford at Pigsah; East Burke at Chase; Smoky Mountain at Bandys; Black Mountain Owen at North Henderson; Forbush at Polk County
KIPP Pride at Riverside (Martin); Creswell at North Edgecombe; Camden at Columbia; Northampton-West at Princeton; South Creek at Gates; Northampton-East at Perquimans; Northside at Rosewood; Manteo at Mattamuskeet; North Duplin at Dixon; Midway at South Robeson; Southside at Pender County; East Carteret at Red Springs; Hobbton at East Columbus; Trask at Pamlico; Ayden-Grifton at Lakewood; Southwest Onslow at Union
WEST: Chatham Central at Raleigh Charter; Roxboro Community at Albemarle; North Moore at Central Academy; East Surry at Alleghany; East Wilkes at North Stokes; West Montgomery at Union Academy; Mount Airy at West Wilkes; Gray Stone at N.C. School of Science & Math; Lake Norman Charter at Rosman; Bessemer City at Avery; Swain at Highlands; Andrews at Highland Tech; East Montgomery at Cherryville; Mitchell at Murphy; South Stanly at Hendersonville; Robinsville at Hiwassee Dam