Area volleyball roundup


Photo: Westbrook Christian’s Taylor Meador (right) pushes the ball over the net as Ashville’s Zahkiyla Cook defends during the Lady Warriors’ volleyball match victory last Tuesday (Sept. 13) in Rainbow City. (Chris McCarthy/Messenger)

Westbrook Christian improved to 17-2 on the season with a tri-match sweep last Tuesday (Sept. 13), defeating Ashville, 25-15, 25-10 and Southside, 25-21, 25-18 in Rainbow City.
For the Lady Warriors, Raylee Neal had 28 assists, 12 digs, five aces and four kills; Raegan Harrell had 12 kills; Landri Lipscomb had five kills and two aces; Taylor Meador had seven kills and two aces; Kylee Wyatt had 10 digs; Marley Cox had four kills, three digs and two aces; and Brielle Wood had five digs.

Sardis improved to 13-6 on the season with 3-0 sweep over Boaz last Tuesday (Sept. 13). For the Lady Lions, Emily Humphries had 15 assists, Baylor Gilmer had 12 kills, four aces and three digs; Vada Willmore had 11 kills; Hannah Hill had nine assists, nine aces, two digs and two kills; and Sidney Rutledge had six kills, five digs and two aces.

Coosa Christian improved to 6-4 on the season with a 25-9, 28-26, 25-121 sweep of Gaylesville last Tuesday (Sept. 13) in Gadsden. For the Lady Conquerors, Mills Douthard had 18 kills, two digs and two aces; Evelyn Nowak had six kills, five aces and two digs; Zowie Norris had five kills and two digs; Jillian Delp had nine digs and two aces; and Natalie Delp had three kills.

Sardis posted a 25-15, 25-19, 11-25, 28-26 sweep over Boaz on September 6. For the Lady Lions, Emily Kemp had 16 assists, 12 digs and two aces; Emily Humphries had 18 assists, four digs and two kills; Vada Willmore had 17 kills, five blocks and four assist; Caroline Johnson had 17 kills, 11 digs, seven blocks and two aces; and Sidney Rutledge had 15 digs, seven kills and two aces.

Coosa Christian lost to Cedar Bluff, 19-25, 16-25, 14-25 on September 12. For the Lady Conquerors (5-4), Jillian Delp had 12 digs, Mills Douthard had eight assists and five digs; Evelyn Nowak had seven kills, five digs and two aces; and Natalie Delp and Kailah East each had two blocks.

The Westbrook Christian volleyball team finished runner-up at the Champions Tournament last Saturday (Sept. 10) in Alexandria.
The Lady Warriors (15-1) defeated White Plains (2-0, 25-0, 25-17), Faith Christian (2-0, 25-23, 27-25) and Oxford (2-0, 25-23, 27-25) in pool play before beating Walter Wellborn, 2-0, 29-27, 25-15 in the semifinals. Westbrook then fell to Class 3A No. 6 Ohatchee, 0-2, 15-25-12-25 in the championship match.
For the Lady Warriors, Marley Cox (pictured above) had 24 digs, 16 kills, seven aces and three assists; Raylee Neal had 70 assists, 28 digs and eight kills; Raegan Harrell had 39 kills, 25 digs, six assists and four aces; Landri Lipscomb had 14 kills, 10 digs, four aces and two blocks; Taylor Meador ha 13 kills, eight aces and five digs; Henley Beddingfield had 20 digs, three assists and two aces; and Kylee Wyatt had 27 digs and three aces.

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