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Albemarle volleyball wins at home over South Davidson in five

The Albemarle Bulldogs ended a six-game losing streak on Tuesday with a five-set Yadkin Valley Conference win over the South Davidson Wildcats.

Albemarle’s Karlee Efird receives serve in a recent home game for the Bulldogs. She led Albemarle with 11 kills in a five-set win over South Davidson. (Photo by Charles Curcio)

Scores of the match were 25-23, 23-25, 25-18, 18-25 and 15-13 in favor of the Bulldogs.

Senior Karlee Efird led the Bulldogs with 11 kills and was second on the Bulldogs with 14 digs. Kayla Ritchie added six kills and a team-high 11 assists and 17 digs.

Krystin McLendon reached double figures for Albemarle with 11 digs and made it a double-double with 22 assists.

Mallory Garnder led the Wildcats with 10 kills and nine aces. Bayli Medlin and Lacy Anderson each had 13 assists for South Davidson.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

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