Alexander Central Vollyball hosted St. Stephens High School for their non-conference season opener on Monday and were victorious.
The J.V. Cougars won in three sets with scores of 20-25, 25-18, and 25-13. Sophomore, outside hitter, Lanie Goforth, led the Cougars offensively as she tallied 6 kills throughout the match. Valorie Wheeler and Kinsey Elder totaled 23 assists. The defense was led by sophomore, libero, Bailey Williams as she had 15 digs. Sophomore, outside hitter, Olivia Benton had a 12 point serving run during the third set to help the Cougars get out to an early lead during the deciding set.
The Varsity Cougars won in four sets with scores of 25-19, 25-13, 18-25, and 25-18. Junior, middle hitter, Sage Harrington, earned 7 kills and 4 blocks while sophomore, outside hitter, Sara Heath also had 7 kills. Junior, setter, Kacey Payne tallied 18 assists and 9 aces throughout the match. Ashlee Falls worked hard at the net as she had 9 blocks. Emma Farmer led the Cougars defensively as she totaled 10 digs.
Both teams will be back in action today at Watauga for a non-conference match. The J.V. match begins at 5p.m. with the Varsity game to follow.
Alexander Central’s Men’s Soccer team opens their season today at home against West Wilkes. Match time for Varstity only in 6pm
The ACHS Women’s Tennis team travels to South Caldwell today for a 4 pm match.