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Thursday volleyball

Pleasant Valley sweeps Donoho; Sacred Heart, Weaver win in 5; Ohatchee keeps rolling; Saturday schedule (updated Champions)

Thursday’s results
Albertville 3, Oxford 0 (25-21, 25-10, 25-15)
Jacksonville 3, Cedar Bluff 1
Ohatchee 2, Gadsden City 0 (25-11, 25-16)
Ohatchee 2, Talladega 0 (25-6, 25-15)
Pleasant Valley 2, Donoho 0 (25-19, 25-20)
Pleasant Valley 3, Glencoe 0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-14)
Sacred Heart 3, Faith Christian 2 (21-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-21, 15-12)
Weaver 3, Piedmont 2
Wellborn 3, Randolph County 0 (25-11, 25-10)
By East Alabama Sports Today
Pleasant Valley became the first team to turn the Calhoun County Tournament seedings on their ear Thursday when the Lady Raiders bounced back from a rare area loss two nights earlier and beat Donoho for the second time this season 2-0 and Glencoe in an area match 3-0.
The Lady Raiders pulled down a No. 8 seed in the tournament meeting Wednesday, while Donoho was installed as the No. 3.
PV’s Karmyn Sparks had 28 kills in the two matches; Leah Patterson had 15 kills, 15 digs and three aces; Mattie Glass had six kills, 16 digs, four aces and a .769 attack percentage; Allie Bryant had 19 digs and Rylee Haynes had 51 assists
Pleasant Valley statistics
KILLS: Leah Patterson 15, Mattie Glass 6, Karmyn Sparks 28, Madison Borders 5, Allie Bryant 1, Rylee Haynes 5, Maci Meadows 1.
ASSISTS: Rylee Haynes 51, Taylor Nix 1.
ACES: Leah Patterson 3, Mattie Glass 4, Madison Borders 5, Allie Bryant 3, Taylor Nix 3.
DIGS: Leah Patterson 15, Mattie Glass 16, Gracie Davis 1, Madison Borders 7, Allie Bryant 19, Rylee Haynes 11, Taylor Nix 6.
BLOCKS: Karmyn Sparks 1, Rylee Haynes 1.

Sacred Heart 3, Faith Christian 2

The Lady Cardinals came back from deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 in sets and 10-7 in the fifth set to win its area opener and hand Faith its first area loss in two years. Sydnee Johnson had 21 kills and five blocks and Sarah Jessica Christjohn had 17 kills for Faith Christian. Lily Becke had 42 assists.
The Lady Cardinals rallied to tie the fifth set at 10 and again at 12 before taking the lead 13-12 and closing out the match.
Faith Christian statistics
KILLS: Sydnee Johnson 21, Sarah Jessica Christjohn 17, Devan White 1, Elizabeth Bedford 2, Sadie Huie 3, Lily Becke 2.
ASSISTS: Lily Becke 42.
ACES: Anna Davis 2, Lily Becke 2, Jordan Campbell 4.
DIGS: Sydnee Johnson 3, Sarah Jessica Christjohn 5, Devan White 8, Anna Davis 2, Elizabeth Bedford 1, Lily Becke 1, Jordan Campbell 3.
BLOCKS: Sydnee Johnson 5, Sarah Jessica Christjohn 1, Sadie Huie 1, Emma Rutledge 3, Jordan Campbell 1.

Albertville 3, Oxford 0

OXFORD – The Lady Jackets (15-10) suffered their first area loss, 25-21, 25-10, 25-15. Lakijah Brown had nine kills and Shania Vincent had five. Brittany Davis had nine digs and Cadie Burn recorded 15 assists.

Champions Fall Fest

Here is the updated bracket for Saturday’s Champions Varsity Fall Fest
Pool A (Champions)
Southside vs. Faith Christian, 9 a.m.
Collinsville vs. Saks, 10 a.m.
Southside vs. Saks, 11 a.m.
Collinsville vs. Faith Christian, noon
Southside vs. Collinsville, 1 p.m.
Saks vs. Faith Christian, 2 p.m.
Pool B (Champions)
Pleasant Valley vs. Sand Rock, 9 a.m
Ohatchee vs. Fyffe, 10 a.m.
Pleasant Valley vs. Fyffe, 11 a.m.
Ohatchee vs. Sand Rock, noon
Pleasant Valley vs. Ohatchee, 1 p.m.
Fyffe vs. Sand Rock, 2 p.m.
Pool C (Alexandria Middle)
Oxford vs. Westbrook Christian, 9 a.m.
Curry vs. Cedar Bluff, 10 a.m
Oxford vs. Cedar Bluff, 11 a.m.
Curry vs. Westbrook Christian, noon
Oxford vs. Curry, 1 p.m.
Cedar Bluff vs. Westbrook Christian, 2 p.m.
Semifinals, 3 p.m.
Championship, 4 p.m.

Wellborn Slam Fest

Here is the bracket for Saturday’s Wellborn Slam Fest
8 a.m.: Wellborn vs. Cleburne County, Weaver vs. Piedmont
9 a.m.: Wellborn vs. Sacred Heart, Cleburne County vs. White Plains
10 a.m.: Wellborn vs. Piedmont, Cleburne County vs. Weaver
11 a.m.: Weaver vs. Sacred Heart, Piedmont vs. White Plains
Noon: Sacred Heart vs. White Plains
1 p.m.: Championship (Seed 1 vs. Seed 2) 

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