The Lady Wildcat volleyball team battled their way from the losers bracket to win the Keystone Heights Invitational this past weekend. Candace Clack and Brooke Roberts also made the All-Tournament team.
The Cats struggled on Friday night, losing to 7A Westport 23-25 and 20-25. But on Saturday, they came out ready to play, defeating Yulee in three games — 23-25, 25-21 and 15-10 — with Callie Wheeler and Clack posting five kills each. Kayla Holland and freshman Ashton Alford had six digs.
The Cats then faced Clay County, defeating the Blue Devils 25-23 and 25-14. Wheeler led the offense with five kills and Brooke Roberts had an outstanding defensive effort with nine digs.
The Cats faced a big challenge in the tournament semi-final with a rematch against unbeaten Westport. The Cats defeated them in three games, 19-25, 25-19 and 15-13. Kayla Holland turned in an outstanding match with ten kills and ten digs. Taylor Hancock had 23 assists and Callie Wheeler had eight kills and seven digs.