The Alexander Central Volleyball Team traveled to Kings Mountain High School on Saturday, October 21st for the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs. Alexander Central was the 20th seed in the bracket while Kings Mountain was ranked as the 13th seed.
The Cougars won their match against the Mountaineers in three sets with scores of 25-19, 25-15, and 25-20. The Cougar offense was led by middle hitters, Sage Harrington (13 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces) and Chesney Millsaps (10 kills, 4 blocks) as well as outside hitter, Kelsea DeJarnette (9 kills, 3 aces). Setter Kacey Payne picked up 38 assists throughout the match. The Cougar defense recorded 53 digs with Ashlee Falls (14 digs), Kacey Payne (9 digs), and Keyley Sigmon (7 digs) leading the way.
The Lady Cougars will travel to Cox Mill on Tuesday, October 24th for the 2nd Round of Playoffs, match time is 6 PM.