Bartow County youth volleyball 2016 GRPA state runner-up
The middle school aged volleyball team for the Bartow County Recreation Department finished second in the Georgia youth 14-and-under tournament November 11-12 in Bremen.
The Georgia Parks and Recreation State Tournament was hosted by the City of Bremen Parks and Recreation Department.
The Bartow team — coached by Nicole Orton and Heather Davis — lost its opening match to host Bremen, but rallied for four consecutive wins before falling to Carrollton in the state championship match.
The Bartow team roster includes: Rylee Hensley, Avery Morlot, Taylor Moore, Macey Vaughn, Sidney Molinaro, Hailie Owens, Allayah Davis, Meredith Orton, Madelyn Orton, and Delaney Tuplin.
Bartow County had state tournament wins over Heard County, Dalton, Carroll County, and Bremen to work its way back to the finals in the double-elimination tournament bracket.