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West Stanly volleyball teams win scrimmage tourneys

The varsity and JV volleyball teams of West Stanly won their respective divisions on Saturday at the 11th annual Randolph-Asheboro YMCA Fall Volleyball Classic.

West’s varsity team posted a 6-1 mark for the day, going 3-1 in round robin play with wins over Asheboro (25-11), Chatham Charter (25-11) and Eastern Randolph (25-17) and a 25-19 loss to Trinity.

After a win in the first round of a single elimination tournament, West avenged the earlier loss to Trinity with a win in the semifinals 27-25 then won the tournament 25-12 over Asheboro.

The JV Colts did not lose one set in the event, going 7-0 en route to the championship. West Stanly’s JVs bested Asheboro 25-17 to win the title.

West Stanly opens the 2019 regular season on Monday at home against South Stanly.

The Colts JV squad. From left, front row: Abbie Huneycutt, Carlee Wallace, Mia Barbee, Sue Pollard, Stella Griffin; back row: coach Steffi Dutton, Emma Rhodes, Kelsey Parker, Maycee Williams, Leah Burleson and Keely Brown. (Contributed)

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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