Lady Canes stay unbeaten in region; Cass splits road matches; Lady Tigers earn victory
Cartersville volleyball followed up their Bartow County Volleyball Championship over the weekend with a pair of Region 5-AAAA victories Tuesday night at The Storm Center.
The Lady Canes cruised past Chapel Hill 25-16, 25-8 and took a much more difficult victory over Troup County 25-17, 25-23.
The two wins keep Cartersville in control of the region standings as they battle for the region’s top seed in post-season play.
In the win over Chapel Hill, Nedu Evans finished with 11 kills, three aces and five digs. Grace Hunter had 22 assists and four aces, while Anna Mathis tossed in seven digs and a pair of aces.
Evans totaled 16 kills, two aces, and five digs against Troup. Grace Hunter contributed 25 assists with five aces. Anna Mathis had eight digs and Anna Grace Brock tallied five kills, six digs, and two aces.
“This was a pair of big wins against some good competition,” said Cartersville coach Dutch Cothran after the matches. “London Shaw gave us some big blocks and Rebekah Stevens had a solid night for us on defense and in serve receive. Anna Mathis probably had her best night of the season in serve receive. She’s playing with some confidence.”
Cartersville (13-11, 4-0) travels to Northwest Whitfield Thursday to play the Lady Bruins and Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe.
CASS VOLLEYBALL EARNS ROAD SPLIT
Coming off a runner-up finish at the Bartow County Volleyball Championship Tournament, Cass split a pair of matches Tuesday night at LaFayette High School.
The Lady Colonels (6-10) defeated Gilmer 25-16 and 25-15, but fell to the host Ramblers 25-12 and 25-17.
Cass hosts Pickens and Woodland Thursday starting at 5 p.m.
LADY TIGERS DEFEAT HARALSON COUNTY
Adairsville volleyball won for the first time this season, defeating Haralson County Tuesday 25-17 and 25-12.
Dacey Hunt and Emily Green each had four aces in the match, while Green and Nakiyah Washington combined for nine kills.
Adairsville hosts Calhoun and Gordon Central Thursday.
WOODLAND LOSES TWO
Woodland lost a pair of region matches Tuesday falling to Hiram and Carrollton.
The Lady Cats won the first set with Hiram 25-23, but dropped the next two 25-18 and 25-21. The loss to Carrollwon was 25-22 and 25-21.
Macey Vaughn had 20 assists and 15 digs between the two matches; Sydney Molinaro had seven kills, seven digs and nine blocks; Noelle Dickey had seven kills and 10 digs; and Caroline Gore had eight kills, 12 digs and two aces.
Woodland is now 11-14 overall and 1-3 in Region 7-AAAAA. The Lady Wildcats play at Cass on Thursday.