Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy
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.
“We stayed with Ohatchee in the first game up to 15 points, then the wind just went out of us,” said Westbrook coach Denise Mattison. “But it was a really good day for us.”
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.