Carbon Hill closes out Walker County 3-peat

Lady Bulldogs finish 6-0 in tournament

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 9/16/17

DORA — Carbon Hill cruised to its third straight Walker County Volleyball Tournament title, defeating Curry in straight sets in the final match on Saturday

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Carbon Hill closes out Walker County 3-peat

Lady Bulldogs finish 6-0 in tournament

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DORA — Carbon Hill cruised to its third straight Walker County Volleyball Tournament title, defeating Curry in straight sets in the final match on Saturday.

Carbon Hill was led by tournament MVP Alyssa Dutton who had 50 kills, 12 digs, 10 aces and one block in the tournament. She was joined on the All-Tournament by teammates Ricki-Jill Burrough and Molly Kate Atkins.

The Bulldogs (18-2) went 4-0 on Saturday, winning pool play games over Dora (25-19, 25-3) and Oakman (25-12, 25-6). In tournament play, Carbon Hill defeated Oakman (25-18, 25-10) in the semifinals and Curry (25-9, 25-11) in the championship match.

Atkins had 123 assists, 24 aces, 18 kills, 18 digs and a block in the tournament. Burrough had 30 kills, 11 digs and four aces, Lacey Evans had 27 kills, 33 digs, seven aces, four assists and two blocks, Heather Carmichael had 17 kills, five aces, four blocks and three digs, Grayson Evans added 17 kills, 18 aces, 15 digs and a block, Abby Gibson had 14 digs while both Karlie Ratliff and Abby Martin had 10 digs and Kyla Beasley had three digs and two aces.

Curry went 3-1 on Saturday, winning pool play matches over Dora and Cordova as well as a semifinal match against Cordova.

Curry’s Keana Pearson and Madison Pavlovec made the All-Tournament Team along with Oakman’s Chante Williams, Cordova’s Camri Tubbs and Dora’s Kera James.