Prep Volleyball: Carbon bounces back for win over Mortimer Jordan
No. 1 Jasper wins pair
Mortimer Jordan’s Madeline Snow (9) looks to hit past the block of Carbon Hill’s Lacey Evans (22) during their match at Carbon Hill High School on Tuesday. The top-ranked Bulldogs dropped the first set, but bounced back for a 20-25, 25-17, 25-13, 25-17 win.
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y JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
CARBON HILL — Top-ranked Carbon Hill stayed perfect on the season with a four-set win over Mortimer Jordan at home on Tuesday.
The team played a best-of-five match after Geraldine cancelled. Carbon Hill dropped the first set 20-25 before bouncing back for a 25-17, 25-13, 25-17 victory.
Carbon Hill (12-0) was led by Alyssa Dutton with 18 kills, 10 digs, two aces, two blocks and two assists, Grayson Evans had 12 kills, six digs, five aces and one block, Lacey Evans added nine kills, 19 digs, 15 assists and three aces, Hannah Dutton had eight kills, nine digs and four aces, Sidney Keeton had 26 assists, nine digs and four aces, Abby Martin had eight digs, two aces, one kill and one block and Karlie Ratliff had seven digs.
Carbon Hill also won the 2018 Bulldog Invitational over the weekend, beating Wilson 25-19, 25-16 in the championship match. The Bulldogs, who went 6-0 on the day, were led by Dutton with 57 kills, 38 digs, eight aces and seven blocks, Grayson Evans had 49 kills, 20 digs, nine blocks and 12 aces, Lacey Evans had 29 kills, 43 digs, 26 assists and eight blocks, Keeton had 41 digs, 114 assists and six aces, Hannah Dutton had 25 digs, eight aces and five kills and Abby Martin had 14 kills, 25 digs, 11 aces and six blocks.
Carbon Hill plays at McAdory on Thursday.
Jasper wins pair at Tuscaloosa County
No. 1 Jasper picked up a tri-match sweep at Tuscaloosa County on Tuesday, taking down the host team (25-17, 25-19) and beating Brookwood (25-20, 25-11).
For the Vikings, McKinley Ferguson had 14 kills, Alex Oliver had 12 kills, Kelsey Shelton had eight kills and Morgan McClendon added six kills. Molly Kate Atkins had 14 assists and five aces, Cagejia Hosey had six blocks, Abby Trotter had 14 digs and Temperance Chatman had six digs.
Jasper (9-2) went 3-2 in the Juanita Boddie Tournament in Hoover over the weekend. The Vikings defeated Helena, Carver and Mosley (Fla.) and lost matches to both defending 7A champion McGill-Toolen and Bob Jones.
McGill-Toolen, the eventual tournament champion, is ranked No. 1 in 7A while Bob Jones is No. 4.