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South Stanly volleyball sweeps Albemarle

South Stanly’s Emma Lemmons, left, and Albemarleƕs Krystin McLendon goes for a 50-50 ball at the net in the recent matchup. The Bulls won over the Bulldogs in straight sets. (Photo by Charles Curcio)

On Sept. 12, the South Stanly volleyball team hosted Albemarle in a Yadkin Valley Conference matchup. The Bulls swept the Bulldogs in straight sets with scores of 25-5, 25-15 and 25-11.

Sidney McSwain led South (9-3, 6-2 YVC) with nine kills, adding four blocks, while Mattie Hinson added six kills and Emma Lemmons had five kills.

Morgan Kinley had seven of the Bulls’ 19 aces in the game while Adison Campbell paced South with nine digs and added nine assists. Keeli Crisco drove the Bulls’ offense with a team-high 14 assists.

For Albemarle (3-9, 2-6), senior Karlie Efird led the way with seven of the team’s 11 kills. Kayla Ritchie led the Bulldogs with five digs while Krystin McLendon posted eight assists.

Albemarle is scheduled to play Thursday at North Stanly.

South is scheduled to host Gray Stone Thursday.

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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