FOUR OAKS—The West Brunswick High School volleyball season ended Saturday in a 17-25, 25-19, 24-26, 30-28, 12-15 loss at South Johnston in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A playoffs.
South Johnston failed on four match points to win the fourth set, which enabled West to tie the match 2-2. West then took an 11-4 lead in the tiebreaker before losing 12-15.
West ends its season 14-7. South Johnston improves to 22-5.
For South Johnston coach Matthew Adams, the fourth-set loss was crushing.