High School Volleyball
EC teammates named to national watch lists
It’s early in the high school volleyball season, but already East Coweta’s Jesse Bartholomew and Sydney Mauer are earning some national recognition.
The two Lady Indians’ standouts were cited by the American Volleyball Coaches Association National Watch List for Outstanding Players.
Mauer is one of 20 seniors nationwide to earn a spot on the Under Armour Watch List, while Bartholomew was among 25 underclassman to earn a spot the AVCA Phenom List.
Both of the Lady Indians are among the leaders in Class AAAAAA.
Mauer heads into this week’s action 46 aces in 32 sets, the most of any Class AAAAAA player while also leading the classification with 303 assists.
According to maxpreps.com, Bartholomew leads Class AAAAAA schools with 166 kills this season.
East Coweta heads into Thursday’s tri-match against Pinecrest and Johns Creek with a 12-3 record.
Newnan and Northgate return to action late this week. The Lady Cougars (9-4) travel to Fayette County on Thursday having won four of their last five matches.
Northgate (12-6) heads to the annual Lovett Block Party on Friday and Saturday. Northgate swept Locust Grove (25-13, 25-21) in its last set of matches, but fell to Veterans (25-23, 25-19 25-15,) in a three-set marathon.