A Perfect Season
by Gary Hanner
Oct 08, 2009 | 1439 views |  0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Springville Jr. High Lady Tigers volleyball team won the county tournament Saturday beating Ragland in the title game. Springville finished the season undefeated with a record of 20-0.
The Springville Jr. High Lady Tigers volleyball team won the county tournament Saturday beating Ragland in the title game. Springville finished the season undefeated with a record of 20-0.
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It was a perfect season for the Springville Jr. High Lady Tiger volleyball team. They faced 20 opponents and beat all 20 and this past Saturday, they won the St. Clair County Jr. High Volleyball Tournament that was played at Ragland.

“Our team was awesome,” said Springville coach Jess Harbison. ”We never lost a game/match all season. We took the other teams out in 2 games every time. We had tremendous athletes and great leadership on our team. We also have some outstanding seventh-grad girls who will shine next year.”

Springville beats Moody

In the first match, the Lady Tigers defeated Moody 25-16, 25-10. Hayden Henderson served 6 aces in a row, had 3 assists, 1 kill, and 1 tip. Chassidy Farmer served 4 aces, 4 kills and 1 dig while Kati-Ellen Robertson had 3 assists and 1 tip. Krista Everett had 4 aces and 1 kill.

Lady Tigers upend Ashville

In the second match of the tournament for Springville, the Lady Tigers took care of business against Ashville that sent them to the championship game. They defeated the Lady Bulldogs 25-18, 25-15. Henderson served 3 aces, had 2 assists and 1 kill while Farmer served 6 aces and 1 kill. Kolyn Kyser served 3 aces, and had 4 kills while Robertson had 3 assists. Ashley Bates and Sara Rhodes both served aces while seventh-grade starter Natalie Dalton served 1 aces, had a tip and a kill.

Springville wins title

In the championship game, Springville defeated Ragland 25-17, 25-13. In the first game, Henderson had 4 assists while Farmer had 3 kills and 1 ace. Bates served 3 aces while Kyser served 3 aces and had 2 kills. Rhodes had an ace and a kill.

In the second match, Dalton started the team off with 4 aces and Rhodes had 3 aces. Henderson had 1 kill and 2 assists while Farmer had 1 kill. Robertson had an assist and Kyser had 3 tips and 1 kill.

“Overall it was an amazing season,” Harbison said. “The girls were dedicated to working hard and working as a team. I could not be prouder of them.”

Springville’s Chassidy Farmer was voted MVP of the tournament.

Other all county members were Kati-Ellen Robertson, Kolyn Kyser and Hayden Henderson from Springville; Kailey Echols, Darian Forman and Carley Echols from Ragland; Crimson Self and Marrin Cater from Ashville; Taylor Wagnon and Olivia Crutchfield from Moody; Korie Koratich from Odenville and Ann Clowdus from Steele.

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