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AHSAA Volleyball Spotlight, Week I Chambless Keys Addison Championship in West Morgan Invitational Tourney

      MONTGOMERY – Class 1A defending state champion Addison (5-1) won the West Morgan Tournament of Champions volleyball tournament Saturday to headline this week’s AHSAA Volleyball Spotlight.
    Abbie Chambless, who was named MVP of the 2016 Class 1A state tournament, had 44 kills, 16 blocks and seven aces to lead the Lady Bulldogs to wins over Lexington, Good Hope, Lee-Huntsville, Deshler and Danville. Class 6A Florence was the only team to beat Addison during the tourney.
   Coach Kayla Woodard’s team also got strong performances from Kendra Tyree, Savannah Manley and Cecilee Gaither. Tyree had 57 digs and 14 aces, Manley had 35 kills, 10 blocks and four aces and Gaither, the setter, 44 digs, 13 aces and 76 assists.
   Addison has won nine state titles in the Winston County school’s storied volleyball history.
  The first week’s action was highlighted by a number of tournaments including the 35th annual Juanita Boddie Invitational at Hoover and the Mayor’s Cup Invitational at Montgomery.
  Highlights reported include:

MILESTONE
LEXINGTON’S HAMMOND NOTCHES 900TH WIN: The Lexington Bears beat Central-Florence in the first match of the West Morgan Tournament of Champions invitational tourney Saturday to give head coach Melissa Hammond her 900th career win. The Bears finished 5-2 in the tourney with Kinsley Hanback recording 72 kills and 20 blocks for the tourney.

TOURAMENT RESULTS
McGILL-TOOLEN REACHES SEMIS OF JUANITA BODDIE TOURNEY: The AHSAA’s oldest season-opening tourney was dominated by out-of-state teams with Class 7A McGill-Toolen Catholic the only in-state team to reach the semifinals. The Dirty Dozen fell in the semis to eventual champion Etowah (GA). Briarcrest Christian (TN) and Blessed Trinity (GA) were the other semifinal teams. Kenya McQuirter led McGill-Toolen with 56 kills and nine blocks in the 35th annual tourney while setter Lillie Fromdahl had 154 assists
    Among other top performances from the Boddie Tourney: Alana Cox, Bob Jones: had 42 kills and 10 blocks in five matches as the Lady Patriots finished 3-2; Paige Shaw, Hoover: recorded 50 kills, 23 digs and 12 service aces as the Bucs finished 4-1; Alex Presnell, Buckhorn: had 105 digs as Buckhorn finished 5-3 to claim second place in the Silver Division; Mallory Odom, Baker: recorded 40 kills, 63 assists, 30 digs and eight aces in five Boddie Tourney matches for the Hornets; Myah Magwood, Hazel Green: helped the defending 6A state champs go 3-3 in the Boddie with 19 blocks and 11 kills. Teammate Catherine Smith also had 69 assists.
THOMPSON CLAIMS BRIARWOOD SERVE-OFF TITLE: The Class 7A Lady Warriors
 (5-0) downed Lawrence County in the finals after rolling through the preliminary matches with straight-set wins over Geraldine, St. Paul’s Episcopal, Clay-Chalkville and Boaz. Ramsay went 4-1 to win the Silver bracket with a win over Homewood in the finals. Kaitlan Stone had 30 assists and 10 service aces and Kaylyn Howard managed 33 kills, 25 digs and 10 aces. Lauren Mayes had 39 kills and 19 blocks in the tourney for Lawrence County (4-1), and Laekyn Bennett had 74 assists. Geraldine, which went 6-1, was led by Karlee Hale, who finished with 43 kills and 15 blocks and 23 digs.
MONTGOMERY ACADEMY WINS MAYOR’S CUP TOURNEY, MONTGOMERY: Coach Julie Sinclair’s Eagles beat Class 3A rival Providence Christian in the finals, 25-14, 13-25, 21-19. MA beat Enterprise in the semifinals and PCA beat Pelham.  Pacing Providence Christian was Kayla Champion, who had 155 assists, 25 digs and eight aces in the eight matches played.  Autumn Mayes had 81 kills, 45 digs, nine aces and three blocks and Jordan Hollis had 46 kills, 12 blocks, four aces and six digs to lead Providence (6-2). Enterprise went 6-1 with Mikaela Grubb notching 41 kills, 40 digs and 12 blocks and Ali Wiggins registering 30 kills, 12 blocks and 44 assists. Emorie Long led Pelham (5-1) with 53 kills and 13 blocks and teammate Georgia Stonicher registered 176 assists. No individual leaders were available for Montgomery Academy.
JASPER WINS ALBERTVILLE INVITATIONAL: Jasper went 5-0, including beating Springville in the semifinals and host Albertville in the finals, to claim the tourney title. Alex Oliver and McKinley Ferguson had 23 and 21 kills, respectively, for the Vikings. Chelsea (6-1) won the Silver Bracket division as Ashley Mock recorded 70 assists, 43 digs and 23 kills and teammate Jules Hamer had 53 kills, 13 blocks and 18 aces.
ARAB CAPTURES HAYDEN INVITATIONAL: The Lady Knights wet 5-0 to claim the title with Lexi Pace leading the way with 40 kills and 21 service aces. Lauren Watson also had 34 kills and Allie Isom passed out 64 assists.
CARBON HILL CLAIMS 12TH ANNUAL BULLDOG INVITATIONAL: The host Bulldogs went 6-0 beating Meek in the finals 2-0 with Allyssa Dutton totaling 55 kills, 20 aces, 17 digs and six blocks. Setter Molly Kate Atkins had 132 assists.
ST. LUKE’S CAPTURES MARY MONTGOMERY TOURNEY: Lauren Bailey had 53 assists, Jada Carney had 46 kills and Kellan Hensley had 101 digs as St. Luke’s went 5-0 to win the Mary Montgomery Invitational.
ISABELLA WINS LINCOLN TOURNEY: The Lady Mustangs beat Sand Rock, Ragland and Lincoln in pool play, then downed St. Clair County in the quarterfinals, Cherokee County in the semifinals and Sand Rock in the championship match. Leading Sand Rock was Erin Langley with 119 assists, 41 digs and 12 aces, and August Gilliland, who had 49 kills.
   Pleasant Valley also beat host Saks in the finals to claim the title of the Saks Invitational at Anniston.


2017 North-South Volleyball All-Star Teams Announced By the AHSADCA for 2017 All-Star Sports Week

     MONTGOMERY -- All-star squads for the 2017 North-South Volleyball competition have been selected.
     Twenty-four outstanding junior volleyball standouts, 12 on each team, were chosen from nominations submitted by high school coaches from across the state to participate at the 21th annual AHSAA Summer Conference and AHSADCA All-Star Games competition in Montgomery July 19-22, according to an announcement by Alvin Briggs, Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA).
    The volleyball all-star match will be at Auburn-Montgomery at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 20.
     The AHSADCA All-Star Games also include in-state all-star games in football, basketball, soccer, baseball, softball and for the first time, cross country. Soccer, softball and baseball all-star contests will be Tuesday, July 18.The 56th North-South All-Star football game will be played Thursday night, July 20, at Cramton Bowl. The boys’ and girls’ basketball games will be at Alabama State on Wednesday, July 19, and the inaugural North-South cross country competition will be held earlier that morning.
      The AHSAA Summer Conference is a week-long conference that includes sports specific clinics and special sessions for coaches, principals, athletic directors, cheerleading coaches and officials. Also, an All-Sports Equipment Expo and other related activities are scheduled throughout the week.
     Among the conference’s highlights will be the Sportsmanship Luncheon honoring all schools that have not had an ejection or fine during the 2015-16 school year and the Championship Coaches Awards Banquet that includes the naming of the 2015-16 Making A Difference Award Recipients ,Coaches of the Year, and the AHSADCA Athletic Director of the Year. Both banquets will be Friday, July 21.
      Concluding the week will be the annual Officials Awards luncheon set for Saturday, July 22.
        Coco Hughes, who guided Hazel Green to the Class 6A state championship in 2016, and Whitney Welch, who led Alexandria to the 5A state finals, are the coaches for the North Volleyball All-Stars. Randolph’s Sue Marshall is the administrative coach.
   South coaches include Bridgett Brantley of Geneva and Neysa Hernandez of Prattville and Carver-Montgomery’s Virginia Franklin is administrative coach. Brantley’s Lady Bobcats (17-12) reached Class 3A Super Regionals in 2016, and Hernandez’s Lady Lions (27-20) reached the 2016 Class 7A state tournament quarterfinals.
     The North team features two of Hughes’ own players on the North squad, middle hitter Tierra Porter and outside hitter Maci Battle.  Taylor Spradley of Alexandria will also be joining her coach on the team. All three were named to the 2016 All-State Tourney squads.  The North squad also features setter Libby Gann of 2016 Class 7A state champion Mountain Brook and middle hitter Abbie Chambless, who was named MVP of the Class 1A state tournament after leading the Bulldogs to the 2016 title.
   Setter Ansleigh Dailey and outside hitter Brantley Rhodes, who helped Bayside Academy win its 15th straight Class 3A state championship last season, headline the South squad along with St. Paul’s Episcopal middle hitter Kelly Honkanen, who helped the Saints claim the 2016 Class 5A state title. Also selected is setter Reilly Vought of Class 6A runner-up Spanish Fort.
   The South won last summer’s North-South match 3-0 with a 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 victory. The North holds a 13-6 lead in the series that got underway in 1997.
   The rosters are below.




2017 NORTH VOLLEYBALL ALL-STAR ROSTER

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Abbie Chambless

Addison

M

5'9

Taylor Spradley

Alexandria

OH

5'11

Alexis Snow

Danville

L

5'2

Karlee Hale

Geraldine

MH

5'11

Reagan Harmon

Grissom

OH

5'11

Tierra Porter

Hazel Green

MB

6'2

Maci Battle

Hazel Green

OH

5'7

Annmarie Dunford

Huntsville

OH

5'8

Kinsley Hanback

Lexington

MB

5'10

Libby Gann

Mountain Brook

S

5'8

Torie Denkers

Oak Mountain

OH

6'0

Anna Bryant

Pleasant Valley

S

5'4

NORTH COACHES

Coach

School

Coco Hughes

Hazel Green

Whitney Welch

Alexandria

Sue Marshall, Adm.

Randolph

2017 SOUTH VOLLEYBALL ALL-STAR ROSTER

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Abigail Allen

Baker

L

5'3

Ansleigh Dailey

Bayside

S

5'6

Brantley Rhodes

Bayside

OH

6'0

Abby Martin

Benjamin Russell

OH

6'0

Lainey Wells

Brantley

MH

5'9

Sydney Omtvedt

Daphne

OH

5'8

Caroline Kirkham

Montgomery Academy

OH

5'11

Emorie Long

Pelham

MH

5'9

Elizabeth Skoneki

Saint James

RS

5'9

Reilly Vought

Spanish Fort

S

5'11

Natalie Bonner

St. Luke

MH

5'11

Kelly Honkanen

St. Paul's

MH

6'0

SOUTH COACHES

Coach

School

Bridgett Brantley

Opp

Neysa Hernandez

Prattville

Virginia Franklin, Adm.

Carver - Montgomery



Class 1A State Championship

Addison 3, Decatur Heritage 2
    
Addison and Decatur Heritage squared off in the Class 1A state championship match Thursday night in the final contest of the 46th AHSAA State Volleyball Tournament and saved their best for last.
    The Bulldogs(43-19) scraped out as 23-25, 25-23, 26-24, 20-25, 15-6 victory over the Eagles (46-11) to claim their ninth volleyball title in school history – and also notched fourth title in a row. Coach Kayla Woodard’s team won the 2A title last year before moving to Class 1A this season.
      Abbie Chambless had 20 kills and 35 digs in the finals to earn Class 1A state tournament MVP honors for the Bulldogs. Allie Chambless had 13 kills, Savannah Manley had 11 and MaKenzie Berry 10 as Addison totaled 59 in the grueling five-setter.   Cecilee Gaither had 39 assists and 19 digs, and Maison Evans had 31 digs. Manley and Evans also had three service aces each.
     Leading Coach Kelly Garland’s Eagles was middle hitter Kayla Grimes. The 6-foot-1 senior had 34 kills. Kaitlyn Cheatham had 42 assists and 20 digs and teammates Maggie Holsclaw and Cassidty Cheatham had 31 and 32 digs, respectively. Decatur Heritage finished the contest with 141 digs.

 Class 1A All-Tourney Team
   
Abbie Chambless, Addison (MVP); Savannah Manley, Addison; Maison Evans, Addison; Allie Chambless, Addison; Kayla Grimes, Decatur Heritage; Hope Gladish, Decatur Heritage; Maggie Holsclaw, Decatur Heritage.   

Class 3A State Championship

Bayside Academy 3, Providence Christian 0
    
Bayside Academy extended its consecutive state volleyball championship streak to 15 Thursday night beating Providence Christian 25-23, 254-13, 25-18 in the finals of the 46th AHSAA State Volleyball Tournament. Coach Ann Schilling’s Admirals (57-7) have now won
the last nine Class 3A state titles (2008-2016) and had six straight Class 2A championships from 2002-2006. Bayside has won a state-record 25 state championships overall dating back to 1981.
     Senior Ariel Dulaney had 14 kills, four service aces and seven digs to lead Bayside in the finals.  Named the MVP of the 3A state tourney, Dulaney also recorded the 1,500th kill of her high school career in the championship match.
     Lauren Chastang, the MVP in 2015, added nine kills and nine digs and setter Ansleigh Dailey had 27 assists.
     Providence Christian (45-9), coached by Bill Oldfield, was paced by senior Hannah Harris’ 16 kills. Ashlyn Byrd had 20 assists and Kennedy Raffle had 10 digs. The Eagles and Admirals met in the South Super Regional finals last week – a match won by Bayside in five grueling sets. Providence Christian, which moved from 2A to 3A this season, won the Class 2A state championship in back-to-back years (2011 and 2012).
    Class 3A All-Tourney Team
   
Ariel Dulaney, Bayside Academy (MVP); Lauren Chastang, Bayside Academy; Ansleigh Dailey, Bayside Academy; Hannah Harris, Providence Christian; Kennedy Raffle, Providence Christian; Jada Terry, West Morgan; Molly Kate Atkins, Carbon Hill.    

Class 6A State Championship

Hazel Green 3, Spanish Fort 0
   
Hazel Green’s Lady Trojans downed defending champion Spanish Fort in a grueling 25-21, 25-23, 25-23 championship match Thursday afternoon to capture the school’s first state volleyball championship since 1994 – a 22-year drought. The match at the Birmingham CrossPlex Bill Harris Arena finished the Trojans’ season at 56-10.
         Coach Coco Tate Hughes was a member of that 1994 team that a 5A state championship.
         Senior Brooke Sanford registered 14 kills and 16 digs to earn MVP honors for Hazel Green. Gracie Lynn Butler and Tierra Porter had 12 kills each and Maci Battle had 10. The Trojans finished the match with 49.  Setter Lauren Lasater dished out 45 assists and 12 digs.
        Spanish Fort (58-5), coached by Gretchen Boykin, got strong efforts from Savannah Lee and Carley Hamric. The duo had 14 and 11 kills, respectively.
      Hazel Green now has seven state championships. The first six were coached by AHSAA Hall of Fame coach Glenda Wright, who finished her coaching career with 1,458 match wins.  She was on hand to Thursday to support her longtime school and prize pupil.
      Boykin, who played at McGill-Toolen for Becky Dickinson, the first volleyball coach to be inducted into the AHSAA Sports Hall of Fame. Dickinson retired with 1,273 victories and 16 state titles.
   Finals for Classes 3A and 1A were still to be completed Thursday afternoon.
   All championship matches of the 46th annual AHSAA State Volleyball Championships are being live-streamed over the NFHS Network.
    Class 6A All-Tourney Team
   
Brooke Sanford, Hazel Green (MVP);  Maci Battle, Hazel Green; Lauren Lasater, Hazel Green; Tierra Porter, Hazel Green; Gracie Lynn Butler, Hazel Green; Savannah Lee, Spanish Fort; Carley Hamric, Spanish Fort.
    

Class 7A State Championship

Mountain Brook  3, Hoover 1
   
Mountain Brook downed Hoover 25-11, 23-25, 25-12, 25-19 Thursday afternoon at the Birmingham CrossPlex Bill Harris Arena to claim the AHSAA Class 7A state volleyball championship for the third year in a row. The Lady Spartans (44-8) of Coach Haven O’Quinn have won the title all three years since the seven-classification was instituted in 2014.
    Outside hitter Emmy Kilgore, who played a major role in the 2014 and 2015 championship seasons for the Spartans, provided strong senior leadership for the 2016 team to earn 7A state tourney MVP. She had 15 kills, three service aces and 13 digs in an outstanding performance in the final match. Caroline Davies added 10 kills, Lacey Jeffcoat managed 25 digs and setter Libby Grace Gann had 40 assists and 10 digs.
    Hoover (39-15), coached by Chris Camper, was led by senior Kyra Hunter’s 13 kills and four block assists. Grace Harris recorded 27 assists, Nora Webster had eight kills and nine digs and Olivia Portera had 14 digs for the Lady Bucs.
   Finals for Classes 6A, 3A and 1A were still to be completed Thursday afternoon.
   All championship matches of the 46th annual AHSAA State Volleyball Championships are being live-streamed over the NFHS Network.
    Class 7A All-Tourney Team
   
Emmy Kilgore, Mountain Brook (MVP); Lacey Jeffcoat, Mountain Brook; Caroline Davies, Mountain Brook; Kyra Hunter, Hoover; Nora Webster, Hoover; Sabrina Duncan, Huntsville; Kenya McQuirter, McGill-Toolen.
   

Class 4A State Championship

Madison Academy  3, Saint James 0
   
Madison Academy  downed Saint James 27-25, 25-20, 25-21 in the 46th annual AHSAA Class 4A State Volleyball tournament finals Thursday to clinch the school’s second volleyball championship overall the first since 2004 .
    Coach Mandy Kerce’s Mustangs (45-20), moving up from Class 3A this season, got strong performances from Macy Moore and Abby Brooks, who had 12 and 10 kills, respectively. Brooks, named the Class 4A state tournament MVP, also had 13 digs. Erin Eisenhart recorded 24 digs and Sydney Chandler had 20 assists.
    Saint James (35-11), coached by Karen Lee, forced the first set to go 27-25, and while they battled in each of the final two sets, the Trojans could never quite get the upper hand in what was a well-played match by both teams.  Hannah Dailey had 10 kills, Carson Ann Crow had nine and Lindsey Sampson had 14 digs for the Trojans. Emily Poundstone had 15 assists and Samantha White added 14.
     The Class 4A finals was the third of seven to be played Thursday as the 46th annual AHSAA State Volleyball Championships concludes the 2016 season. All matches are being live-streamed over the NFHS Network.
    Class 4A All-Tourney Team
   
Abby Brooks, Madison Academy (MVP); Macy Moore, Madison Academy; Hannah Dailey, Saint James; Carson Ann Crow, Saint James; Mikayla Loins, Danville; Sierra Stone, Jacksonville.   

Class 5A State Championship

St. Paul’s Episcopal 3, Alexandria 0
   
The Saints clawed out a 28-26, 25-21, 25-13 win over Alexandria at Bill Harris Arena to capture the Mobile school’s 16th AHSAA state volleyball title since claiming their first in 1976.
    Coach Lisa Marston’s Saints (47-4) limited the Valley Cubs (48-10) kept squeezed out the two-point win in the first set and worked to keep the strong arms of Coach Whitney Welch’s front line from gaining any long stretches of momentum in the final two sets. 
    Class 5A state tourney MVP Parker Canada was a big reason with 13 kills and 11 digs for St. Paul’s. Mary S. Hollingsworth also had 19 digs and Konner Wilks had 15. Lily Myers and Katie Albrecht also had 14 assists each.
    Alexandria’s Taylor Spradley had 11 kills, Gracie Muncher had 27 assists and 10 digs and Kinsley Gregoria had 22 digs.
     The state title for St. Paul’s was its first since 2014 and the first under Marston’s direction.
    The Class 5A finals was the second of seven to be played Thursday as the 46th annual AHSAA State Volleyball Championships concludes the 2016 season. All matches are being live-streamed over the NFHS Network.
    Class 5A All-Tourney Team
   
Parker Canada, St. Paul’s Episcopal (MVP); Konner Wilks, St. Paul’s Episcopal; Mary S. Hollingsworth, St. Paul’s Episcopal; Tori Rae Stillwell, Alexandria; Taylor Spradley, Alexandria; Catelynn Howell, Alexandria; Rachel Green, St. John Paul II Catholic.

18 AHSAA Events Slated for NFHS Network Raycom / AHSAA Game of the Week Features James Clemens at Austin

       MONTGOMERY – Raycom Media will televise James Clemens High School at Austin tonight at Decatur’s Shorty Ogle Stadium in the final Raycom / AHSAA regular-season Game of the Week. Raycom will feature a state playoff each of the next four weeks leading up to all seven AHSAA Super 7 state championship games at Auburn Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
     The NFHS Network plans 18 AHSAA events tonight and Friday with one swimming match live-streamed by the Cullman High School School Broadcast Program and 17 football games.
    James Clemens heads into tonight’s game locked in a three-way tie with Bob Jones and Gadsden City for the second playoff slot in Region 8 for the upcoming Class 7A state playoffs. A win over Austin, the Class 6A, Region 8 champion, would clinch the tie breaker and No. 2 qualifier for Coach Wade Waldrop’s team. A loss would give the No. 2 qualifier to Bob Jones. All three 7A, Region 8 teams are in the playoffs, however, behind Region 8 champion Hewitt-Trussville.
    The NFHS Network also plans to live-stream 25 total events including 23 football games Friday – five designated as NFHS Network Alabama Games of the Week.
      Raycom Media’s broadcast team features veteran play-by-play announcer Graham Dunn, color commentator Mike Peacock and sideline reporter Christina Chambers. Raycom will also televise live the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game at Cramton Bowl on Dec. 10. The playoff game to be telecast will be announced each week.
     To find the cable channel serving your area, go to www.pathwaytotheplayoffs.com or go to www.ahsaa.com and click on the Raycom link.

NFHS SLATE INCLUDES 17 FOOTBALL GAMES
   
The NFHS Network announced earlier this week four games designated as NFHS Network “Alabama Games of the Week.” Those include: Class 7A Thompson vs. unbeaten Class 6A Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa tonight; Central-Clay County vs. Handley; Chelsea vs. Calera; and Grayson (GA) vs. Hoover, all on Friday. Hoover’s game will also be featured on ESPN.
    Friday’s slate includes 17 games total.
     Those with NFHS Network subscriptions can tune in to any of these football contests. For more information and instructions on how to subscribe, go to www.ahsaa.com and then click on the NFHS Network icon on the front page of the website or go to www.nfhsnetwork.com.


RARAYCOM / AHSAA GAME OF THE WEEK (check www.pathtotheplayoffs.com for cable channel)
JaJames Clemens (6-3) at Austin (7-2), Ogle Stadium, Decatur, 7 p.m.


NFHS NETWORK SCHEDULE OF AHSAA SCHOOL BROADCAST PROGRAM EVENTS (THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Oct. 27-28

Date/Time

Event

Producer

URL

Swimming

Thurs. - 4:30 PM

Cullman Swimming

Cullman HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/cullman-high-school-cullman-al/15c99dac57

Football

Oct 27 - 6:30 PM

Thompson vs. Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa

Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/hillcresttuscaloosa-high-school-tuscaloosa-al/ff840befd7

Oct 27 - 6:30 PM

B.C. Rain vs. Saraland

Saraland HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/saraland-high-school-saraland-al/a2532ca0a3

Oct 27 - 7:00 PM

Deshler vs. Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/muscle-shoals-high-school-muscle-shoals-al/2184a9bb54

Oct 28 - 6:45 PM

West Point vs. Lawrence County

Lawrence County HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/lawrence-county-high-school-monticello-al/5a9f3eedf4

Oct 28 - 7:20 PM

Foley vs. Theodore

Foley HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/foley-high-school-foley-al/f2c288add2

Oct 28 - 6:30 PM

New Brockton vs. Sweet Water

Sweet Water HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/sweet-water-high-school-sweet-water-al/955e8092be

Oct 28 - 6:30 PM

Prattville Christian vs. Highland Home

TriCounty Sports

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/tricounty-sports-montgomery-al/6b3246a52d

Oct 28 - 6:30 PM

Central High vs. Handley

Eagle 102.3

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/eagle-1023/28748a540d

Oct 28 - 6:40 PM

Brooks vs. Lauderdale County

Brooks HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/brooks-high-school-killen-al/d38af310f7

Oct 28 - 6:50 PM

Grayson vs. Hoover

Hoover HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/hoover-high-school-hoover-al/d569bcf443

Oct 28 - 6:50 PM

Wilson vs. Randolph

Randolph School

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/randolph-school-huntsville-al/6d86588711

Oct 28 - 7:00 PM

Chelsea vs. Cullman

Cullman HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/cullman-high-school-cullman-al/8e07af6e73

Oct 28 - 7:00 PM

Vestavia Hills vs. Shades Valley

Shades Valley HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/shades-valley-high-school-birmingham-al/ea8b5e2835

Oct 28 - 7:00 PM

Brantley vs. Goshen

Goshen HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/goshen-high-school-goshen-al/27f4da1448

Oct 28 - 7:00 PM

Northview vs. Charles Henderson

Northview HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/northview-high-school-dothan-al/f5c8184991

Oct 28 - 7:00 PM

Russellville vs. Colbert County

Russellville HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/russellville-high-school-russellville-al/14c3a8d518

Oct 28 - 7:00 PM

Guntersville vs. Albertville

Albertville HS SBP

http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/albertville-high-school-albertville-al/45e2e8d8c1






Class 2A State Championship

St. Luke’s Episcopal 3, Winston County 0
   
The Wildcats faced three set point serves in the first game at Bill Harris Arena Thursday morning to pull out a 28-26  win, then followed that momentum with dominating 25-11, 25-13 sets to beat Winston County 3-0 to capture the Mobile school’s first ever state volleyball championship.
    The Class 2A finals kicked off Championship Thursday as the 46th annual AHSAA State Volleyball Championships got the first of seven finals underway.
    Elizabeth Thompson, a 6-foot senior middle hitter for St. Luke’s (46-14), spearheaded a strong front line attack  with nine kills and five block assists to earn Class 2A state tournament MVP honors.  Natalie Bonner and Jada Carney added 11 and 10 kills, respectively, for Coach Meredith Donald’s Wildcats. Setter Brooke Threlkeld had 21 assists and Kellan Hensley had 21 digs.
    Winston County (28-16), coached by Tiffany Cole, was led by Andrea Jacques’ nine kills and Saige Blanton’s eight.  Macy Green also recorded 17 assists and Jacques added 17 digs.
    Class 2A All-Tourney Team
   
Elizabeth Thompson, St. Luke’s Episcopal (MVP); Kellan Hensley, St. Luke’s Episcopal; Brooke Threlkeld, St. Luke’s Episcopal; Natalie Bonner, St. Luke’s Episcopal; Saige Blanton, Winston County; Andrea Jacques, Winston County; Ashley Sharff, Altamont.