High School Volleyball

Trinity wins 3rd straight Endless Summer

The Trinity Christian volleyball team began the 2013 season much in the same way as it ended the 2012 campaign with victories over its opponents.

Trinity's early-season highlights included winning the Endless Summer Tournament with a (25-18, 25-23) victory over Augusta Christian in the finals.

The Lady Lions were paced in the tournament finals by Ashley Caldwell with five kills, three digs a nd two blocks. Kelsey Richards added five digs, and Alex Huber 11 digs.

It was the the third consecutive year Trinity has brought home first-place trophy at the Endless Summer Tournament held at Dominion Christian.

Trinity began the season with another solid tournament effort by going 4-1 at the Capital City Classic held at Faulkner University in Alabama.

'It's great to be playing well at this early stage of the season after losing six players from last year's team,' said head coach Joe Camp. 'I am proud that we were able to get contributions from the entire roster of 13 players during the tournament.'

The two-time GISA Class AAA champion Lady Lions also opened their region schedule with a victory (25-10, 25-20, 25-9) over Mount de Sales before moving on to the Endless Summer event.

In Trinity's region opener against Mount de Sales, the Lady Lions were led by Alex Huber with 8 kills, and freshman Cheyenne Hays with 6 kills. The duo also added five aces each,, Senior Jordan Jones finished the opening season match with 16 assists and five digs.

At the Endless Summer Tournament, Lady Lions rolled past their opponents, going 10-0 in pool play.

Pool plays results, included wins against Bethlehem (25-15, 25-17), Dominion (25-21, 25-20), Heirway (25-14, 25-9), Stratford (25-11, 25-9), and Loganville (25-23, 25-12).

Serving was key in the pool play matches, as Natalie Sisler had five aces against Bethlehem. Junior Hannah Simonton had four aces, and Peyton Lohlen added three against Heirway.

Hayes added seven aces and Francie Hutcheson three in the match against Stratford. Jordan Jones added 11 assists against Loganville.

One of the most entertaining matches of the tournament game against 2012 ISGA state champions Young Americans in the semifinals.

It was a three-set thriller with Trinity winning 25-27, 25-23, 15-11.

After dropping the first set, the Lady Lions rallied from six points down in the second set en route to the rally.

Huber had 23 digs in the semi-final victory. Mandy Price added 12 digs. Kelsey Richards executed four perfect passes and Hayes added 16 kills.



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