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Oxford celebrates senior night with area victory over Gadsden City. Alexandria victorious. Faith Christian sweeps. Ohatchee, Munford get area wins.

Cover photo: Faith Christian celebrates while sweeping Cleburne County and Donoho on Monday. (Submitted photo)

By East Alabama Sports Today

OXFORD — On senior night, Oxford beat Gadsden City 25-8, 25-15, 25-10 in Class 6A, Area 13 play on Monday.

The Yellow Jackets honored seniors Ashlyn Burns, Kaelyn Crossley, Jamea Gaston, Sydney Jones and Berkley Mooney as well as managers Tasha Knox and Naomi Gray.

Top performers for Oxford (24-7): 

—Payton Brooks: 29 assists.
—Sydney Jones: five kills.
—Ava Thomas: seven kills.
—Daelyn Bozeman: seven kills.
—Mileah Prince: seven kills.
—Jaslyn Montgomery: five kills.
—Gaston: six digs.
—Arilyn Pool: seven digs.
—Crossley: five digs.

ALEXANDRIA: Short-handed Alexandria beat Jacksonville 25-9, 25-7, 25-20 on Monday.

The Valley Cubs went without outside hitter Kirsten Heathcock, out with a high ankle sprain. She’s expected to return Tuesday, Alexandria coach Whitney Welch said.

Top performers for Alexandria (36-4):

—Kailey Dickerson: six kills, six digs, five aces.
—Eryn Spradley: nine kills, five digs, three blocks.
—Cassidy Hartsfield: seven kills, one assist, two digs, one block.
—Kaden Pritchett: four kills, two digs.
—Devan White: one kill, 13 digs, one ace.
—Ava Johnson: four digs, five aces.
—Charlee Parris: two digs.
—Christian Hess: 10 assists, four digs.
—Sophie Martin: 15 assists.
—McKinley Cooper: four kills, one dig.


—Sidney Soriano: six assists, one dig.
—Camryn Stone: two aces, five kills, two blocks.
—Mya Swain: four kills, two blocks.
—Nyla Hoult: one ace, three kills, three digs.
—KeAsiah WIlliams: one kill, one block, two digs.
—Reese Rollins: two aces, one dig.
—Alexis Phillips: one ace, one kill, six assists, seven digs.
—Jehenna Engram: one dig.
—Karli Barnwell: nine digs.

FAITH CHRISTIAN: The Lions beat Cleburne County 25-22 25-11 and Donoho 25-22, 18-25 15-13. Top performers for Faith: 

—Anna Kate Robertson: one kill, 39 assists, seven digs.
—Ally Folsom: two aces, 11 kills, one assist, three digs, one block.
—Serenity Pate: four kills.
—Cheyenne Rice: two aces, six kills, one block.
—Kaylee Hughes: one ace, two assists, three kills, 11 digs.
—Hannah Hubbard: one ace, two kills.
—Kayson Cronan: three aces, four assists, 10 digs.

OHATCHEE: The Indians defeated Weaver 25-15, 25-23, 25-14 in Class 3A, Area 10 play to improve to 24-9, 3-0 area. Top performers for Ohatchee:

—Rebecca Henderson: 10 kills, four aces, seven digs.
—Ayla Crook: four kills, 13 digs.
—Bailey Fowler: four kills.
—Alanah Fitch: three kills, 19 assists, 19 digs.
—Brett Finn: three aces, four digs.
—Savannah Reaves: seven digs.
—Ellie Carden: six digs, two aces.

MUNFORD: The Lions swept Talladega 25-7, 25-13, 25-8 in Class 4A, Area 8 play. Top performers for Munford:

—Kaylyn Turner: five kills, two digs.
—Breanna Hailes: two aces, one dig.
—Lauryn Brewster: three kills.
—Mylie Stephens: five aces, five kills, six digs.
—Saraya Henderson: one dig.
—Aubrey Lathem: two aces, four digs.
—Alys Mosley: three kills.
—Kastin Lathem: one ace, 15 assists, three digs.
—Ashtyn Bishop: two digs.
—Brooklyn Pressley: four aces, two digs.

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