West volleyball season continues with wins

Published 7:28 pm Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The West Stanly volleyball team got back to conference play in the team’s last three matches, all wins for the Colts.

West Stanly 3, East Montgomery 0

The Colts easily dispatched the Eagles at home Sept. 19 with a win in straight sets with scores of 25-17, 25-12 and 25-3.

West’s Raelee Furr goes for a kill in a recent home game. (Photo by Charles Curcio)

Madison Kee had 10 kills to lead West while Dani Moss, Ali Sanders and Kayli Cleaver each added six kills. As a team, the Colts had 24 kills overall.

Addie Barbee led West with 11 of the team’s 23 digs and Moss had nine of West’s 20 aces, with Raelee Furr adding four aces. Furr also had two blocks along with Cleaver.

West Stanly 3, Anson County 0

One night after the Colts’ win over East Montgomery, the Anson Bearcats came to Red Cross and a suffered a similar fate as the Eagles had, losing in straight sets.

Scores of the match were 25-21, 25-9 and 26-24.

Cleaver led the way with 12 kills while Moss and Furr each added nine of West’s 43 kills. Caylee Clayton had 15 of the Colts 31 digs while Addie Barbee had three aces. Furr added five blocks and Kee had four blocks.

“Tonight the players came together against a tough Bearcats team. They worked together and never gave up. If we can keep our injuries to a minimum to finish the season, we may place OK,” West head coach LaRhonda Watkins said.

West Stanly 3, Central Academy 1

The Colts improved to 12-4 overall and 4-0 in Rocky River Conference play with a 3-1 road win Monday at Central Academy.

Riley Barbee paced West with 10 kills while Kee and Furr each added nine kills. Kee also had three blocks.

Caylee Clayton had 25 of West’s 54 digs while Dani Moss added four of the Colts’ 12 aces.

West Stanly plays at Forest Hills on Thursday night.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. 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 won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

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