Addison volleyball team rolls at Curry
by Johnathan Bentley
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Addison’s Kayla Robinson (1) hits the ball around the block of Curry players Katie Downs (20) and Gabby Englebert (13) during their match at Curry High School on Thursday. Addison defeated both Curry and Carbon Hill. Photo by Johnathan Bentley
Addison’s Kayla Robinson (1) hits the ball around the block of Curry players Katie Downs (20) and Gabby Englebert (13) during their match at Curry High School on Thursday. Addison defeated both Curry and Carbon Hill. Photo by Johnathan Bentley
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CURRY — Top-ranked Addison went to Curry on Thursday and showed why it’s the No. 1 team in Class 1A.

Despite playing without their All-State setter, the Bulldogs earned a pair of straight-set wins, beating Curry 25-18, 25-9 and Carbon Hill 25-15, 25-11.

Addison, which is 15-3 on the season got a balanced offensive attack on the day. Summer Hinton led the way with 16 kills, Jessica Burton had nine blocks and seven kills, Kayla Robinson added nine kills and six aces, Jessie Taylor had 11 blocks and five aces and Lauren Cutcher had six aces.

The Bulldogs, the Class 1A state runner up each of the last two seasons, have played every match this year without Holly Posey, who coach Pam Wilkins is hoping to get back in the lineup soon. Addison heads to Donoho on Saturday to play in a tournament against some of the top small schools competition in the state.

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Walker tops Mortimer Jordan/Ramsay

Walker made the most of its first home tri-match of the season, beating both Mortimer Jordan and Ramsay at Songer Gymnasium on Thursday.

The Vikings (15-6) won an area match over Mortimer Jordan in convincing fashion — 25-8, 25-17, 25-15.

For Walker Sidney Cooper had 15 kills, Miranda Bruce had seven kills and seven digs, Jolee Dobbs had 18 assists and four kills, Annie Jane Crump had nine assists and Carleigh Taylor added eight digs.

Walker followed with a 25-17, 25-19 win over Ramsay.

For Walker, Bruce had eight kills, Cooper had six kills and six digs and Dobbs added 25 assists and two kills.

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Carbon Hill splits

matches at Curry

Carbon Hill lost to Addison and followed up with a win over county rival Curry in Thursday’s tri-match.

Against Addison, a 25-16, 25-11 loss, Molli Clark had four kills for Carbon Hill (13-8) while Savanna Lawson added three kills and Jessica Hurst had eight assists and two aces.

Carbon Hill knocked off Curry 25-17, 25-20 in its second match with Lawson leading the way with eight kills, Tessa Ivey adding seven kills, Clark adding six kills and Hurst tallying 12 assists and two aces.

Carbon Hill plays in the Walker County Volleyball Tournament on Saturday at Oakman High School. The Bulldogs are the No. 3 seed behind Cordova and Dora. Carbon Hill opens at 9 a.m. against Parrish. A win would put Carbon Hill against Dora at 11 a.m.

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Cordova edges Dora

Cordova knocked off both Dora and Altamont in a home tri-match on Thursday.

The Blue Devils had their hands full in both matches before winning each in three sets. Cordova topped Dora 18-25, 25-19, 15-8 and beat Altamont 25-15, 19-25, 15-8.

Cordova, which is the top seed in Saturday’s Walker County Volleyball Tournament at Oakman High School, was led by Kaitlyn Barnes who had 20 kills, nine digs and two aces, and Faith Sims, who had 18 kills, two blocks, two digs and two aces on the day.

Emily Wilson had 46 assists, 10 digs and five aces for Cordova, Maleah Gilmore added 15 digs and two aces, Randi Capps had eight kills, one dig and one block, Allie Bradford had five digs and three aces, Mabry Norris had four digs and a kill, Kara Hall had five digs and one kill and Emily Colburn had six digs.

For Dora, Larissa Steeley had six kills and three aces, Madisen Bencko had 16 digs and four kills, Alexis Smith had five blocks and four kills and Jill Thurman had four kills. Hannah Wilson added 19 assists,Lydia Sanders had 14 digs, Shelby Watkins had 13 digs and Keola James had two blocks.

Dora takes on the Carbon Hill-Parrish winner at 11 a.m. in the Walker County Tournament at Oakman.

Cordova plays again Saturday in the Walker County Tournament at 10 a.m. against the Oakman-Curry winner.

Cordova also won the JV match over Dora, 25-15, 25-16.

For the Blue Devils, Courtney Craig had eight kills and two aces, Kelsey Sanford added four aces, three digs and two kills and Savannah Madison had five digs and two aces.