Vike Spikers Fall to Cardinal Gibbons in Second Round
Union Pines saw its season end with a 3-0 loss to Cardinal Gibbons in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A volleyball playoffs.
The homestanding Crusaders were just too much for the young Viking team to handle Tuesday in Raleigh. With the victory Cardinal Gibbons, which is the top-ranked 3A team in the state according to the maxpreps.com Freeman Rankings, improved to 17-2 on the year with the straight-set win and remain undefeated in class-three competition.
Union Pines finishes a strong overall 2010 campaign with a record of 16-7. The Lady Vikings were winners in eight of their final 10 contests of the season and collected the programs’ first playoff victory since 2006 with a 3-1 opening round home win over Southern Guilford.
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