The Wildcats went 2-0 last week with victories over Oak Grove(3-0) and Western Piedmont Athletic Conference opponent Walkertown (3-0) to improve their record to 6-1 overall and 1-0 in the WPAC.
Against Oak Grove, the Wildcats won in dominating fashion 25-9, 25-9, and 25-12. The sweep against Walkertown was similar with match victories at 25-13, 25-6, and 25-12.
Rachel Delcamp led the team with 22 kills and nine digs in the two games. Mackenzie Parker added 48 assists and Abigail Gordon and Taylor Cunningham had nine and seven aces respectfully on the week.
“We need to continue to work on playing together as a team and not make so many unforced errors,” stated Jordan Stevens, the Wildcats coach. “Our schedule is only going to get tougher from here and communication is key for us to be successful.”
The Wildcats will host South Stokes on Tuesday and then travel to eight time reigning conference champion North Surry on Thursday.
The Sauras had three games last week and they went 2-1 with wins against North Forsyth (3-0) and East Wilkes (3-0) and a 3-0 loss to West Wilkes.
Junior Lilly Weaver led the team with 19 kills against North Forsyth, while Hailey Rothrock had 12 assists and seven aces in the match. Caroline Richardson came in for Rothrock and contributed 14 assists and Macy Nelson had seven aces in the game.
“The girls played really well against North Forsyth and stayed at our level,” said Sauras coach Jayson Duncan. “We need to continue to get better every time we hit the floor and the wins will come.”
South Stokes is now 6-3 and will travel to West Stokes on Tuesday for a non-conference game.
The Vikings played host to East Wilkes on Monday and won 3-1, while dropping their other two games during the week to Patrick County (3-0) and Alleghany (3-0).
In their win against East Wilkes, they won the first match 26-24, loss game two at 25-15, but bounced back and won games three and four 27-25 and 25-20.
Against the Cardinals junior Lora Wood had 16 kills, 18 serve receives, five aces, and two blocks. Meredith Rasey dominated the middle with 14 kills, 22 sets, and four blocks. Freshman Jade Tuttle added 32 assist and three aces.
“We are a young team and we will continue to improve each game,” voiced Vikings coach Christine Condon. “We work a lot in practice on fundamentals and learning how to position ourselves to cover the court both offensively and defensively. I believe in these girls and their hard work will pay off.”
North Stokes is now 2-5 overall and will host McMichael on Wednesday and Patrick County on Thursday.
Robert Money can be reached at 336-749-1193.