The Lady Laker volleyball team competed in the first round of the 4th Region Tournament on Monday night at Russell County High School. The opportunity to host the 4th Region Tournament only comes around once every 17 years. The Lady Lakers faced off in round one with the Allen County – Scottsville Lady Patriots. Russell swept their contenders and came away with a huge win with the scores of 25-20, 25-15, and 25-16. Senior Evan Hoover and Freshman Briley Murray led the team in kills with 8 apiece. Sophomore Lauren White led the team in assists with 23 on the night. Senior Abby Loy led the team with 9 digs, and Senior Kylee Roy led the team in service aces with 4. This is the first time in the past 4 years that the Lady Lakers have advanced to the Semi-Finals. The Lady Lakers look to play Greenwood in the 4th Region Semi-Finals on Wednesday, October 28th at 5:30 P.M. (CDT) at Russell County High School. Everyone planning to attend the match are encouraged to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.
Photo Credit: Sherry Selby