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Volleyball District Tournament Monday

By: Greg Bird

The 48th District Volleyball Tournament kicks off next Monday, with the Lady Raiders squaring off against their rivals – Wayne County.

The match, played at Wayne County High School at 7:00 p.m., will not only determine who will play Southwestern for the District Title, but the winner will also advance to the 12th Region Tournament the following week.

Wayne County has defeated McCreary in both regular season meetings, but the matches were competitive with McCreary twice losing by only two points.

Further enhancing the Lady Raiders’ chances is the results of last weeks match against Southwestern. Despite losing all three games in the match against the top team in the 12th Region, Coach Robert Jones said the team played perhaps their best match all season.

“If we play Wayne County the way we played Southwestern, we will have a good chance at winning,” he said.

McCreary entered the final week of the regular season with a 11-10 record. Wayne County held a similar mark- 15-17.

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