West End defeated Gaston, 25-19, 26-24, 25-15, to win the Class 2A, Area 12 volleyball tournament on Monday (Oct. 19) in Walnut Grove.
Both West End (20-27, 4-0) and Gaston will compete in the Class 2A Regional Tournament beginning on Friday (Oct. 23) in Huntsville. The Lady Patriots open against Falkville, while the Lady Bulldogs play Addison.
Gaston defeated Asbury, 17-25, 25-19, 25-22, in the semifinal round.
For West End against Gaston, Hannah Carter had 17 kills, followed by Tamaria Timmons with six and Alyssa Oliver, Amber Crosby and Jayleigh King with three each.
Kirby distributed 32 assists. Kirby, Crosby and Oliver each had two aces.
Alex Hallmark came up with 15 digs, followed by Timmons with eight, Crosby with seven, Carter and Destiny Barron with four each and Oliver with three.