DH Conley, Ayden-Grifton and South Central volleyball advance in state tourney
Three Pitt County volleyball teams -- from left, DH Conley, Ayden-Grifton and South Central -- won Thursday night in the 2018 NCHSAA Tourrnament (252Buzz file photos by Bill Hudson)
By Bill Hudson
DH Conley, Ayden-Grifton and South Central all advanced to the third round of 2018 NCHSAA Volleyball Tournament. JH Rose had their season come to an end with a road loss to third-seed Cleveland.
DH Conley vs Gray's Creek
DH Conley, a number 1 seed, remains undefeated with a three-set win over Fike,
Set 1 - DHC 25, Gray's Creek 13
Set 2 - DHC 25, Gray's Creek 15
Set 3 - DHC 25, Gray's Creek 11
Macy Smith: 12 kills Elana Fuller: 10 kills Alexis Desoto: 7 kills Hannah Shafer: 6 kills, 5 blocks Olivia Hunt: 9 digs
DH Conley moves to 23-0 on the season. The Vikings host West Johnston on Saturday, time TBA.
Ayden-Grifton vs Randleman
Ayden-Grifton extended their winning streak to 22 with their second-round win vs Randleman.
Set 1 - AG 25, Randleman 17
Set 2 - AG 25, Randleman 13
Set 3 - AG 25, Randleman 16
The Chargers will host Croatan on Saturday, time TBA.
South Central vs Holly Springs
South Central swept Holly Springs 3-0 to advance to the third round. The Falcons will host New Bern on Saturday, time TBA.
The Falcons are 19-2 on the season.
JH Rose at Cleveland
JH Rose lost on the road in four sets to Cleveland.
Set 1 - JHR 21, Cleveland 25
Set 2 - JHR 26, Cleveland 24
Set 3 - JHR 16, Cleveland 25
Set 4 - JHR 24, Cleveland 26
Izzy Reeves: 10 kills Abby Wordsworth: 7 kills, 8 digs Holly Gibson: 18 assists Mary Hannah Sawyer: 15 digs
JH Rose finishes the season with a 16-7 record.
Match information provided by DH Conley, JH Rose and Twitter research
Bill Hudson, co-owner of 252Buzz, is the digital media company's photographer. A graduate of The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, he formerly worked in advertising and marketing for both print and broadcast media.