Addison region champs; Meek state bound as third seed; Haleyville eliminated by Jacksonville in 4A action

The Addison Lady Bulldogs are the 2A North Region Volleyball Champions. Pictured on the front row, from left are: Addisyn Smothers, Bracie Rodgers, Hadley Butler, Anna Grace Luker, Bailee Ory. Back row: assistant coaches Susie Brewer and Melissa Cleghorn, Dacey Baker, Molly Gilbreath, Lydia Ergle, Abby Waldrep, Sunny Snoddy, Katie Barrett,  Gracie Manley and Coach Kaydi Woodard.

HUNTSVILLE - The Addison Lady Bulldogs  found themselves in a very familiar place Wednesday, Oct. 21. The Lady Dawgs, ranked No. 1, sailed through the 2A North Regionals without losing a set. AHS  put down A16 winner Lexington in the first match  25-11, 25-15 and 25-12.

Area 12 runnerup Spring Garden then felt the brunt of the Bulldog powerhouse, losing   25-22, 25-17 and 25-17. AHS then took out A9 winner Altamont in the championship match 25-21, 25-23 and 25-15.

The Lady Bulldogs were set to play Tuesday against the South’s #2 seed, Horseshoe Bend in the state tournament at the Crossplex.

The Meek Lady Tigers will go the state tournament as the third seed in North’s 1A. Meek, Area 12 winner and ranked at the fifth slot in the top 10, opened the day with a victory over Holy Catholic Spirit School  in three straight sets, 25-10, 25-20 and 25-12. MHS lost to Donoho in the second match. Donoho went onto win the regional championship. The Lady Tigers defeated Covenant Christian in three straight sets to capture the third seed, by a score of 28-26, 27-25 and 27-25. Meek was to play Pleasant Home, S2 on Tuesday.

Ranked 10th in 4A, the Haleyville Lady Lions played a tough Jacksonville team. No. 3 ranked Jacksonville won 25-9 in first set, but forced the game to 26-24 and 27-25 in the last two sets. Curry was the 4A north champion.

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