The Cavaliers finished second in their pool at the New Lothrop tournament last Thursday. They defeated Byron 25-17, 26-24, lost to Williamston 25-19, 25-12, defeated Bendle 25-23, 25-19 and lost to Laingsburg 19-25, 13-25 in the quarterfinals.
Sarah Thurston had 49 assists and 10 aces. Che’Anne Hicks had 17 kills and 14 digs.
Diamond Lester added 11 kills, six aces and 14 digs. Eriona Chambers chipped in 16 kills and nine blocks. Sydney Cunningham had 12 kills and three blocks. Katie Speaks added 21 digs and Morgan Sherrer had 18.
“We had a lot of matches early on this season with lots of bugs to work out,” coach Barb Hurand said. “We are showing improvements in areas, some areas bigger than others.
“We know that we need to improve every time we compete and we are doing that. The exciting thing about our team is we are super athletic and super eager to learn and improve.”
The Cavaliers’ overall record after the tournament was 3-10-1. — K.W.