Volleyball

PHS 1A Area 14 volleyball champions


Pictured are the Phillips High School She Bears who captured the 1A Area 14 volleyball championship Monday, Oct. 21. Front row, from left: Mary Ashton Hyde, Jill Gillum, Elizabeth Brewer, Gracie Hallman and Autumn Edwards. Back row: Coach Debbie Grubbs, manager Natalee Ward, Alli Temple, Emma Hall, Ally McCollum, Allie Veal, assistant Luke Hallman and Coach Morgan Wooten.

BEAR CREEK - The Phillips High School She Bears are once again 1A Area 14 volleyball champions.
The She Bears defeated Hackleburg and Belgreen Monday night, Oct. 21, in area action at home.
Belgreen put out Covenant Christian in the first match of the night, followed by PHS defeating Hackleburg.
The She Bears captured the area title in the championship match against Belgreen, losing the first set 21-25 and then going three straight 25-12-,25-20,25-18.
Stats reported for the She Bears in the Hackleburg match include:

Meek Lady Tigers are 1A Area 12 volleyball champions


The Meek Lady Tigers of Arley captured the 1A Area 12 volleyball championship at Marion County High School recently. Members of the team include, front row, from left: Sunnie Manning, Jessie Woodard, Savannah Smith, BreAnna Eddy, Abby Phillips. Back row: Head Coach Callie Brewer, Laney Phillips, Peyton Johnson, Hannah Taylor, Madison Smith, Veronica Ortega, Tyleigh Thompson, Christina Tyree and assistant Payten Hayes.

Fayette eliminates Haleyville from area vb tourney


Lily Tinch at the net for the Lady Lions.

CURRY - The Haleyville Lady Lions were eliminated from the area tournament Monday, Oct. 21, in Curry. HHS lost in three straight sets, 25-18, 25-8, 28-26.
Stats for Haleyville include:
Kaitlyn Burleson, 6 digs;
Kaylee Riddle, 6 digs;
Ashton McCullar, 2 aces, 6 kills, 1 block, 13 digs;
Laura Lunsford, 4 aces, 7 digs, 7 assists;
Audrey Sibley, 1 ace, 6 kills, 2 digs, 1 assist;
Anna Allen, 4 aces, 1 kill, 6 digs, 42 assists;
Madison Caine, 4 kills, 3 digs, 2 assists;
Samara Pratt, 1 kill, 4 assists;
Lily Tinch, 3 kills, 1 dig;

PHS ends senior night with victories


Cassidy Dodd slams a kills down for the Lynn Lady Bears. On the block for PHS are Allie Veal (30) and Gracie Hallman (12).

BEAR CREEK - It was a night of memories and victories, as the Phillips She Bears honored their seniors and took wins over Lynn and Tharptown Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The PHS She Bears won in straight sets over both teams defeating the LHS Lady Bears 25-12 and 25-13. The She Bears won 25-21 and 25-17 over The Lady Wildcats.
Stats for the She Bears in the Lynn match include:
Alli Temple, 9 assists, 3 kills;
Gracie Hallman, 3 assists, 2 digs, 3 kills, 1 ace;
Ally McCollum, 1 dig, 7 kills, 3 blocks.
She Bear stats for the Tharptown match are:

WCHS wins in close match over HHS


WCHS seniors from left: Mackenzie Blackwood, Elle Donaldson, Jassmine Ergle and Rachel Thompson.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - It was senior night for the Winston County Yellow Lady Jackets Thursday, Oct. 17. The Lady Jackets went three straight over Haleyville in close sets, winning 25-18, 25-23 and 28-26.
Senior Mackenzie Blackwood was also recognized for reaching 1,000 kills at the recent Winston County Volleyball Tournament.
Stats for the Lady Jackets include:
Elle Donaldson, 18 digs, 4 aces;
Mackenzie Blackwood, 14 kills, 6 digs, 1 ace;
Makayla Lindsey, 10 kills, 7 digs, 1 block, 1 ace;
Ella Moore, 2 blocks, 4 digs, 1 kill;

Addison claims Winston County VB champs title


In the championship match, Winston County’s Mackenzie Blackwood goes for the kill, as Addison’s two sisters Savannah (13) and Gracie (16) Manley go for the block. Also shown in the background is Makayla Lindsey (21).

DOUBLE SPRINGS  -  The reigning 2018 2A volleyball state champions are now the 2019 Winston County champs. Addison won the title Saturday, Oct. 12, at Winston County High School.
Addison defeated Lynn in the first varsity match of the morning, 25-5, 25-11, 25-5.
The WCHS Lady Jackets defeated Meek in the second match of the morning by a score of 25-18, 27-25 and 25-16.
The championship match featured AHS and Winston County High School, with Addison winning 25-11, 25-17, 20-25, 25-13.
Stats for the Addison Lady Bulldogs for the tournament include:

Lady Lions lose to Curry in close match


HHS head coach Sadie Hall with her seniors from left, Madison Caine, Laura Lunsford and Samara Pratt.

HALEYVILLE - It was an emotional night for the Haleyville Lady Lions, recognizing their three seniors prior to the Curry volleyball match on Monday, Oct. 7.
Seniors honored
Madison Caine, daughter of Starr Pendley and Dave Caine, to date as of  Oct. 4, had 41 aces, 401 kills, 317 digs, 20 assists, 34 solo blocks and 64 block assists;
Laura Lunsford, daughter of Jim Lunsford and Kristi George, had 68 aces, 53 kills, 368 digs, 3 blocks and 637 assists;
Samara Pratt, daughter of Philip Pratt and Kim Pratt, had 22 aces, 87 kills, 199 digs, 38 blocks and 48 assists.

Addison wins Winston County tournament title


The Addison Lady Bulldogs captured the 2019 Winston County volleyball tournament title Saturday, Oct. 12, at Winston County High School. Pictured on the front row are: from left, Addisyn Smothers, Lexie Cunningham, Bracie Rodgers and Anna Luker. Back row: Callie Crider, Savannah Manley, Sunny Snoddy, Gracie Manley and Macey Butler. Not shown is team head coach Kayla Woodard.