By Steve LeMaster
MONTICELLO – McCreary Central’s 2017 season ended in the opening round of the 48th District Volleyball Tournament. Host Wayne County blanked McCreary Central 3-0 in the first round of the 48th District Volleyball Tournament on Monday.
With the loss, McCreary Central ended its season 10-18.
Wayne County improved to 19-13 and advanced to the district title match with the win.
Starting strong, Wayne County won the opening set 25-5.
Wayne County remained ahead throughout the district tournament match, defeating McCreary Central 25-15 in the second set.
Continuing to dominate the postseason match, Wayne County won the third set 25-10.
The Lady Raiders, under the direction of head coach Wade Davis, entered the postseason after shutting out Barbourville 3-0 in a regular-season finale on Oct. 3.
The Lady Raiders’ 2017 season included additional wins over Clinton County, Bell County, Jellico (Tenn.), Berea, Lynn Camp, Adair County, Williamsburg and Cumberland County.