Catholic 25-25-25, Alabama Christian 9-20-18
Catholic defeated Alabama Christian in straight sets on Tuesday night to take over first place in 4A Area 4.
Senior Ansley Dean had 17 kills and four total blocks, while sophomore Julienne Pharrams had eight kills and three total blocks. Junior Riley Taylor contributed 14 digs and 13 passes.
The winner of the regular-season area standings will host the upcoming area tournament. LAMP’s victory over Trinity on Tuesday gave the Knights (4-1) a half-game lead over the Wildcats (4-2) in their quest for their first title since winning the area tournament in 2013 and their first ever as a 4A program.
The only remaining area game is LAMP-Catholic next Tuesday.
LAMP 21-26-25-25, Trinity 25-24-16-19
LAMP played one of its most complete games of the season, rallying from a 25-21 defeat to edge the Wildcats 26-24 in the second set on the way to an area win in the Trinity gym on Tuesday.
LAMP (15-11) improved to 2-3 in 4A Area 4 and assured itself of the No. 3 seed in the upcoming area tournament on Oct. 21. The loss dropped Trinity (4-2) into second place, pending the outcome of LAMP’s game with Catholic next Tuesday.
For the Golden Tigers, Olivia Hughes had 15 kills, five blocks and three digs, Grace Hoffman had seven kills, 19 assists and six digs, Kenedy Manigo had seven kills, Claire Conway had nine kills, three blocks, three assists and six digs, Gracey Norris had three blocks and four digs, Annabel Baker had 24 digs and Anika Clark had four digs and 15 assists.
Montgomery Academy 25-25-25, Prattville 13-14-17
The Eagles defeated 7A Prattville in straight sets in the Montgomery Academy gym on Tuesday. Millie Stevenson had 39 assists, eight digs and six kills, Grace Jackson had 16 digs, Mary Gray Turner had 12 kills and a pair of digs, Anaya Thomas had 11 kills and two digs, McRae Freeman had six kills and a block and Ann Cobern Chapman had five kills, a block and four digs.
Montgomery Academy (31-5) plays at Catholic on Thursday.
Macon East 3, Lee-Scott 2
CECIL – Lee-Scott Academy won the first two sets before the Knights rallied and took the next three to edge the Warriors in a hard-fought contest on Tuesday.
Senior middle blocker Mary Margaret Huff led the Warriors with 13 aces, seven kills and two blocks. Sophomore middle blocker Lillie Huff added seven aces, 12 kills and a block. Junior setter Margaret Aldridge led team with 23 assists. The lady Warriors are now 8-10 with 3 regular season matches left.
The junior varsity Warriors forced a third set before losing to Macon East.
Lee-Scott (8-10) returns home to face Success Unlimited Academy on Thursday at 4 p.m. Macon East (19-10) remains home and faces Lakeside on Thursday.
St. James 28-25-25, Alabama Christian 26-22-20
St. James visited Alabama Christian on Monday and came away with a hard-fought win in three sets in the ACA gym.
For St. James, Mary Julian Setzer had three kills, a block and three digs, Morgan Parish had four kills, a pair of assists and 19 digs, Shelby Rosenberg had nine digs, Hannah Grace Griggs had an assist and 13 digs, Merrily Capouya had six kills and 13 digs, Lily Foley had five aces, 28 assists and 15 digs, Ellie Streeton had a kill and a pair of digs, Danielle Greene had 12 kills, seven blocks and a dig, Quintoria Warren had four kills, a pair of blocks and a dig and Makenzie Corley had a dig.
Macon East 3, Northside Methodist 1
DOTHAN – Macon East won the regular-season area title on Monday against Northside Methodist, rallying back with three consecutive sets after dropping the opener.
Emily Brooks led the Knights with eight aces, 10 kills, a pair of blocks, 28 assists and seven digs. Sara Cochran added seven aces, 11 kills and a block while Maddie Ross had three aces, 14 kills and a pair of digs.
Macon East (18-10) plays host to Lakeside on Thursday.
Pike Road 25-25, Prattville Christian 23-22
Prattville Christian 25-26, 14-24
Prattville Christian rebounded from a loss to Pike Road with a win over Catholic in a tri-match on Monday.
For the Panthers (22-12), Lennon McAnnally had 20 kills, 16 digs and a pair of aces, Victoria Wheeler had two blocks, two assists, seven kills and three aces, Hannah Jones had 11 kills and a pair of blocks, Jamie Johnson had 24 assists, seven kills, three aces and five digs, Julie Lawrence had 23 assists, seven kills, two aces and 14 digs, Emily Kamykowski had 22 digs, an ace, a pair of kills and two assists, Sydney Jorgensen had nine digs and two aces and Jacey Haynes had four blocks and a kill.
Alabama Christian 25-25, Reeltown 11-12
Alabama Christian 25-25, Holtville 8-19
Alabama Christian 25-22-15, Wetumpka 15-25-9
Alabama Christian 25-25, Stanhope Elmore 16-14
Prattville Christian 27-25, Alabama Christian 25-14
ECLECTIC – Alabama Christian rolled through the Elmore County Tournament on Saturday before losing in the championship match to Prattville Christian in the Elmore County High gym.
The Eagles defeated Reeltown, Holtville and Wetumpka before advancing to the quarterfinals against Stanhope Elmore and the semifinals against Elmore County. The Eagles needed a third set only once, against Wetumpka, but weren’t as fortunate in the finals where they lost a hard-fought match to the Panthers.
For Alabama Christian, Emily Thornton had 113 assists, 10 aces and 10 kills while her younger sister Alyson had 32 kills. Jordan Smithee had 35 kills, Monica Willingham had 16 kills, Mary Hall had 28 kills and Savannah Fonville had 54 digs.
Brew Tech 25-25-25-25, St. James 23-13-17-18
Brew Tech defeated St. James in an area match on Saturday. For the Trojans, Mary Julian Setzer had three kills, a block and four digs, Morgan Parish had three aces, two kills, two assists and 19 digs, Hannah Grace Griggs had an assist and 20 digs, Merrily Capouya had four kills and 10 digs, Lily Foley had 16 assists and seven digs, Ellie Streeton had six kills, a block and four digs, Danielle Greene had 13 kills, a block and a dig, Quintoria Warren had seven kills, a block, an assist and four digs, Makenzie Corley had an ace and a dig and Cameron Greene had a kill, 17 assists and nine digs.
St. James travels to Auburn High on Tuesday before returning home for an area match with Beauregard on Thursday.