Gor­don Lee to open play­offs on the road

Walker County Messenger - - Sports - By Scott Herpst

The Gor­don Lee Lady Tro­jans played their fi­nal reg­u­lar sea­son matches last Tues­day, beat­ing Coahulla Creek, 25-6 and 25-17, be­fore a 2517, 25-22 vic­tory over Ridge­land in a tri-match in Var­nell.

Aubree Yancey had a dozen kills and seven blocks in the win. Gra­cie O’Neal fin­ished with 10 kills and digs, while Mal­lory Col­lier ended the night with 24 as­sists.

On Thurs­day, the Lady Tro­jans were in Atlanta for the Area 4-A tour­na­ment at Mt. Paran Chris­tian. Third­seeded Gor­don Lee split their first two matches, coast­ing past Mor­ris In­no­va­tive, 25-2 and 25-2, be­fore los­ing to sec­ond-seeded North Cobb Chris­tian, 25-19 and 25-11.

The loss dropped Gor­don Lee to the elim­i­na­tion bracket were they clinched a spot in the Class A state tour­na­ment with 25-20, 25-18 win over Chris­tian Her­itage.

Sum­mer Fitz­patrick had 11 aces and seven kills on the night. Gra­cie O’Neal had 13 kills and 15 digs, while Madi­son May­berry had 16 digs.

The Lady Tro­jans wrapped up play in

the tour­na­ment on Satur­day, de­feat­ing Dar­ling­ton, 25-20 and 25-23, but fall­ing once again to North Cobb Chris­tian, 25-19 and 25-18.

Top-seeded and topranked Mt. Paran went

on to win the area ti­tle.

Yancey had eight kills and five blocks for Gor­don Lee. O’Neal fin­ished with 14 digs and six kills, while Madi­son May­berry picked up 22 digs.

Gor­don Lee (32-10) will open the state play­offs at Land­mark Chris­tian in Fair­burn on Thurs­day.

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