SMITHFIELD - North Duplin fell from the unbeaten ranks with a 25-14, 25-16, 26-24 loss to Neuse Charter in the Carolina 1A volleyball opener for both teams Tuesday afternoon.
Sophomore outside hitter Reece Outlaw collected seven of the Rebels’ season-low 11 kills. Logan Jones and Addy Higginbotham supplied two kills apiece. Riley Hatch doled out five assists.
Morgan McCoy and Madison Holmes each posted three blocks. Starr Jaco and Jones registered five and four digs, respectively.
Senior Bailey Hinnant, Jaco, McCoy and Kasey Jones each served an ace.
North Duplin (6-1 overall, 0-1 Carolina) travels to Lakewood on Thursday.