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Weekend volleyball

Faith Christian goes 4-1 at West End, Pleasant Valley goes 2-3 in Blalock, J’ville wins in Guntersville; available area tournament pairings

By East Alabama Sports Today

Faith Christian went 4-1 in the West End Tournament Saturday, sweeping through its pool, before falling to Boaz 25-16, 25-13.

The Lady Lions beat Ohatchee (25-17, 25-20), West End (25-19, 25-10), Spring Garden (26-24, 25-6) and Etowah (25-22, 25-12) in pool play.

Cornelia Simpson had 23 kills, nine aces and 26 digs for the Lady Lions (25-17), the No. 3 seed in their Oct. 17 area tournament. Abby Emerson scored 16 aces and had 23 assists. Morgan Robinette had 15 kills and 10 blocks. Nicole Frechette had 26 kills and 26 digs. Abby Kazanjian had 31 digs.

“I thought it was a great team day,” Faith coach Bradley Dawson said. “It was pretty even across the board. We got contributions from all 11 girls. Everyone had a stat of some sort. A good team effort.”

Jacksonville wins at Guntersville

GUNTERSVILLE — Behind strong games from Reagan Stallings, county tournament MVP Sierra Stone and Elizabeth Poe, Jacksonville went 2-1 and won the Chic-fil-A Guntersville Quad Match.

The Lady Golden Eagles (32-9) defeated Albertville 3-1 and Good Hope 3-0 and lost to Guntersville 3-2.

Pleasant Valley in Blalock Tournament

HOMEWOOD – The Lady Raiders went 2-3, losing to Vestavia in their first elimination round match.

They split Friday night, beating St. John Paul 2-0 (25-21, 25-21) and lost to Huntsville 2-0 (27-25, 25-20), then on Saturday beat Austin 2-0 (25-22, 25-19) before struggling in losses to Hoover 25-16, 25-13 and Vestavia 25-16, 25-16.

Here are the Lady Raiders’ tournament statistics:

KILLS (89): Cammy Cochran 28, Anna Bryant 19, Alisa St. John 25, Blakely Malsy 7, Mikayla Kendrick 5, Savannah Williams 4, Taylor Williams 1.

ASSISTS (73): Cammy Cochran 2, Anna Bryant 35, Savannah Williams 36.

ACES (16): Cammy Cochran 1, Anna Bryant 4, Alisa St. John 6, Blakely Malsy 4, Madison Bentley 1.

DIGS (214): Cammy Cochran 41, Anna Bryant 47, Alisa St. John 37, Blakely Malsy 11, Mikayla Kendrick 13, Savannah Williams 27, Madison Bentley 22, Taylor Williams 16.

BLOCKS (28): Cammy Cochran 3, Anna Bryant 2, Alisa St. John 4, Blakely Malsy 11, Mikayla Kendrick 7, Savannah Williams 1.


Monday, Oct. 17

Class 1A
at Cedar Bluff
Gaylesville vs. Spring Garden, 5 p.m.
Winner vs. Cedar Bluff, 6:30 p.m.
at Donoho
Donoho vs. JCA, 5 p.m.
Sacred Heart vs. Faith Christian, 6 p.m.
Championship match, 7 p.m.

Class 3A
at Weaver
Ohatchee vs. Wellborn, 5 p.m.
Winner vs. Weaver, 6:30 p.m.
at Pleasant Valley
Piedmont vs. Glencoe, 4 p.m.
Winner vs. Pleasant Valley, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Class 4A
at Jacksonville
Jacksonville vs. Cherokee County, 4 p.m.
White Plains vs. Hokes Bluff, 5:30 p.m.
Championship match, 7 p.m.

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