West Stanly volleyball claims RRC regular-season crown

Published 5:34 pm Friday, October 18, 2019

With two Rocky River Conference wins this week, the West Stanly volleyball team completed its conference schedule with an unblemished record to capture the regular-season title.

The Colts (20-3, 10-0 RRC) will be the No. 1 seed and have a first-round bye heading into this week’s conference tourney. Semifinals and finals are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at Central Academy.

West also enters the postseason eighth in the state in the 2A MaxPreps rankings.

Tuesday’s Match
West Stanly 3, Anson County 1

The Colts wrapped up the RRC regular-season crown at home with a four-set win over the Bearcats.

Scores of the match were 20-25, 25-14, 25-21 and 25-12 in favor of West.

Kayli Cleaver led the Colts with 16 kills while Dani Moss added 11 kills. Raelee Furr and Cristin Cline had eight kills each and Addie Barbee led West with 46 assists.

Abby Efird led West with 12 digs while Kelsey Parker added 11 digs.

“This was a great win with it being Senior Night for Dani and Raelee,” West Stanly head coach Stephanie Dutton said.

“The pressure was on to secure the No. 1 spot as well as getting a win for our seniors.”

Thursday’s Match
West Stanly 3, Mount Pleasant 0

West swept the Tigers with scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-21 to earn the team’s ninth win in a row and 20th overall of the season, completing an undefeated conference run.

Madison Kee led West with nine kills while Cleaver added eight kills. Furr, Moss and Cline each added seven kills.

Addie Barbee paced the offense with 33 assists and Efird led with 13 digs.

“Offensively, all of our hitters did a fantastic job. Addie spread the floor for all of our hitters to contribute to the win,” Dutton said.