Alabama Christian Academy 25-25-18-25, Pike Road 12-18-25-15
PIKE ROAD – Alabama Christian needed four sets before finally disposing of Pike Road on Thursday night.
For ACA, Emily Thornton had seven kills and 21 assists, Alyson Thornton had eight kills and 15 assists, Jordan Smithee had seven kills and three aces, Mary Hall had nine kills and three blocks and Savannah Fonville had 12 digs. The Eagles return to action on Saturday in a tournament at Auburn High.
St. James 25-25-21-25, Tallassee 14-18-25-17
St. James opened area play by defeating Tallassee in a four-set match in the St. James gym on Thursday. For the Trojans, Ellie Streeton had four kills, seven digs and a block, Morgan Parish had two aces, a pair of kills, an assist, 15 digs and three blocks, Lucy Edwards had 16 assists and six digs and Quintoria Warren had five kills and four blocks. Hannah Grace Griggs added a pair of aces and 19 digs, Merrily Capouya had five aces, eight kills, 15 digs and two blocks, Mary Julian Setzer had three kills, Shelby Rosenberg had three digs and Lily Foley had an ace, 12 assists and three digs.
The Trojans will travel to Muscle Shoals this week and play in the Metro First Tournament hosted by Muscle Shoals High School on Saturday before returning home to play an area match with Valley on Tuesday.
Thompson 22-30-15, Montgomery Academy 25-28-10
Montgomery Academy 17-25-15, Spain Park 25-19-13
ALABASTER – Montgomery Academy captured veteran coach Julie Gordon her 1,400th career victory in dramatic fashion, rallying from a defeat in the opening set to defeat Spain Park 25-19 and 15-13 on Thursday in a tri-match at Thompson High.
The Eagles suffered just their second defeat of the year in the opening match against Class 7A Thompson, then lost the opening game against 7A Spain Park before rallying to hand Gordon her milestone victory.
Millie Stevenson had 48 assists and 25 digs for the Eagles, while Ann Cobern Chapman had 16 kills and seven blocks, McRae Freeman had 12 kills and six blocks, Mary Gray Turner had 11 kills and a block and Grace Jackson had 18 digs.
Montgomery Academy (10-2) returns home to host the annual Mac Attack Tournament on Saturday in the MA gym.
Brewbaker Tech 25-25, Prattville Christian 12-15
Prattville Christian 25-25, Jeff Davis 13-12
Brewbaker Tech 25-25, Jeff Davis 9-13
PRATTVILLE – Prattville Christian faced Brewbaker Tech and Jeff Davis in a tri-match in the PCA gym on Thursday, with the Rams defeating PCA 25-12 and 25-15 before the Panthers rebounded with a win over Jeff Davis 25-13 and 25-12.
For PCA (4-6), Lennon McAnnally had 15 kills, 10 digs and an ace, Victoria Wheeler had seven kills,12 aces, four digs and a block, Emily Kamykowski had a pair of aces and 11 digs, Juliana Lawrence had15 assists, an ace and three digs and Jamie Johnson had nine assists and three kills.
For Brew Tech (5-6), Logan Horne had 15 kills and Elaina Brooks added a kill for the Rams, while Madison Mogan grabbed defensive honors with 12 digs in 17 receptions. Mikea Allen had 44 assists as the top setter. Brew Tech travels to Auburn for a tournament on Saturday.
Edgewood Academy 25-25-25, Lee-Scott Academy 10-19-7
ELMORE – Both the Lee-Scott junior varsity and varsity lost in straight sets in the Edgewood gym on Thursday. The Warriors’ varsity was led by sophomore Lillie Huff with seven kills and three blocks and junior Margaret Aldridge with 15 assists.
Lee-Scott (4-5), returns home to face Northside on Tuesday. The junior varsity starts at 4 p.m., followed by the varsity.
Macon East Academy 20-25-25-16-15, Lee-Scott Academy 25-20-20-25-11
AUBURN -- Macon East needed all five sets to defeat Lee-Scott on Tuesday night, winning the fifth and deciding set 15-11 in the Warriors’ gym.
Emily Brooks had seven aces, nine kills, 30 assists and 10 digs for the Knights. Sara Cochran had six aces, 13 kills, three blocks and three digs.
For Lee-Scott (4-4), seniors Mary Margaret Huff and Shay Robinson each had six aces and five kills, sophomore Lillie Huff led the team with six blocks, five aces and five kills and junior setter Margaret Aldridge had 21 assists.
The Warriors’ junior varsity lost in two sets and are still looking for their first win.