CPA volleyball undefeated in region
by The Press and Standard | September 26, 2018 5:00 pm
Last Updated: September 25, 2018 at 4:05 pm
By CINDY CROSBY
The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawk volleyball team earned three wins last week to improve to 10-1 overall and 6-0 in Region I-A.
The varsity team earned a non-region win in straight sets against John Paul II (25-10, 25-6, 25-16) Monday Sept. 17 at home. Ella Nolte recorded 12 kills and five aces in the game. Weslin Jones had 10 aces and six kills and Jessica Hughes had 10 aces. Langley Harter had five kills and three aces.
The junior varsity squad also earned a win in straight sets (25-11, 25-10). Linley Jones had 10 aces. Bailee Stanley had six aces and two kills, and Cassie Craven had five aces and three kills. Caroline Kinard had five aces and two kills. Jordan Slocum had an ace and a kill, and Kayleigh Warren had two kills and an ace. Hannah Strickland had an ace.
In a region win over Clarendon Hall Tuesday Sept. 18, the Lady Hawks took care of business in three straight sets (25-19, 25-8, 25-11). Harter led the Lady Hawks with 10 kills and six aces. Emily Wilson recorded eight aces, and Hughes had eight aces and five kills. Jones had five aces and four kills, and Nolte had four kills and an ace. Taylor Tomedolskey had four kills.
The JV also won against the Saints (25-7, 25-7). Craven had 10 aces and a kill, and Stanley had four kills and four aces.
In their third game of the week, the varsity team earned a region win over Holly Hill Academy (25-13, 25-15, 25-12) Thursday Sept. 20. Nolte had 10 aces and four kills, while Harter had six kills and an ace. Jones recorded five aces and two kills, Tomedolskey had two kills, Hughes had three aces and Wilson had an ace.
Also remaining undefeated in region competition was the junior varsity with a win over the Raiders (25-15, 25-12). Kinard had five kills and five aces and Warren had six kills. Jones had four aces and two kills and Craven had four kills and two aces. Slocum had three aces and two kills, while Strickland had four aces and a kill.
“Our serves looked better by game three of this week,” said Coach Ashley Finney. “In the final game of this week, our serving percentage improved to 90-percent from around 75-80 percent in previous games.
“The JV is also improving in areas we struggled in in the past,” added Finney. “I am proud of the efforts from both teams.”