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Area Tournament Action Gets Underway Saturday

Photo courtesy of Rusty Cooper
Brooklyn Konrad goes up for the block in volleyball action last week.

Sports Writer

The Dade County High School Lady Wolverine volleyball team had a mixed bag last week dropping matches to Gordon Lee and Sonoraville before beating Red Bank, Tenn., and North Jackson, Ala.

On Monday, Sept. 27 DCHS traveled to Armuchee to face the Lady Indians in a non-area match.

The Lady Wolverines took the first set 27-25 but dropped the next two sets 20-25 and 23-25 before coming back in the fourth set to win 25-15. A tie-breaker set was then played, and the Lady Wolverines came up short 12-15 and dropped the match 3-2.

It was a hard fought, competitive match and the highlights for the Lady Wolverines were Logan Frint, 18 kills, 14 digs; Kendal Emmett, two aces, four assists, nine digs; Ella Thomas, seven digs; Zoie Smith, four aces, two kills, 30 assist, 20 digs; Brooklyn Konrad, 10 kills, two blocks; Heidi Raines, eight kills, 13 digs; Delaynee Davis, two aces, 30 digs; Abby Guffey, five kills, three blocks, four digs.

On Tuesday, Sept. 28 the Lady Wolverines traveled to Gordon Lee to face the Lady Trojans in a key Area 7 A-AA match. It turned out to be a tough afternoon for Dade as they dropped the first two sets 25-12 and 25-12 to lose the match 2-0.

Highlights were Logan Frint, two kills, four digs; Kendal Emmett, two digs; Zoie Smith, eight assists, two digs; Brooklyn Konrad, two kills, one block; Heidi Raines, three kills, five digs; Delaynee Davis, four digs.

The Lady Wolverines then face Sonoraville and dropped the first set 25-22, won the second set 25-15 but dropped the third set 15-10 to lose the match 2-1.

Highlights were Logan Frint, nine kills, five digs; Kendal Emmett, six digs; Zoie Smith, two kills, 13 assist; 10 digs; Brooklyn Konrad, two kills, four blocks; Heidi Raines, six digs; Delaynee Davis, 15 digs; Abby Guffey, two kills.

Dade rebounded on Thursday when they face Red Bank High School. They won the first two sets 25-18 and 25-16 and the match 2-0.

Highlights in the first match were Logan Frint, nine kills, six digs; Kendal Emmett, five digs; Ella Thomas, two digs; Zoie Smith, three aces, 10 assist, eight digs; Brooklyn Konrad, three kills; Heidi Raines, two kills, four digs; Delaynee Davis, four aces, 11 digs.

In the second match of the day the Lady Wolverines took on North Jackson and again took the first set 25-10 and the second set 25-17 to claim the match 2-0.

Highlights for the second match were Logan Frint, six kills, nine digs; Kendal Emmett, four digs; Zoie Smith, three kills, 14 assists; five digs; Brooklyn Konrad, two kills, two blocks; Heidi Raines, three aces, four kills, two blocks; Alleigh Daniels, four digs; Delaynee Davis, nine digs.

This week the Lady Wolverines are set to face Ringgold and Trion on Thursday and then start area tournament play on Saturday.

The Area 7 A-AA Tournament will be at Gordon Lee High School on Saturday with the Lady Wolverines playing their first match at 11:30 a.m. A win sets up their next match at 2 p.m. If they were to lose the first match, they would play again at 12:30 p.m.

Good luck Lady Wolverines in the tournament!



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