Windsor to play tie-breaker for title

Published 11:33 am Friday, October 26, 2012

The Windsor High School volleyball team celebrates have defeating Appomattox Regional Governor's School on Thursday night. The win ties the two schools for first place in the Tri-Rivers District. -- SUBMITTED/CASSANDRA ALBERT

WINDSOR—Windsor’s volleyball team at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, will play Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Tri-Rivers District title at Franklin High School.

Windsor on Thursday defeated visiting ARGS 3-2, which resulted in the need for the tie-breaker. Set scores were 25-13, 19-25, 25-13, 23-25, 15-13.

The district tournament will follow. If Windsor wins, the Lady Dukes would play Surry at 6 p.m. If Windsor loses, the team will play Franklin at 7:30 p.m. The championship game will follow.

As for Thursday’s Windsor win, Kellie Matthews had 10 blocks, 18 kills, 1 dig and 1 ace for the winners. Teammate Allison Griggs led in serving at 86 percent and had 3 aces, 8 kills and 8 digs. Jessica Blythe made 32 assists and four digs. MacCayla Sevais had 11 digs, and Morgan Burkes made 5 digs and 3 aces.

In action from Tuesdsay, Windsor came from behind to defeat Southampton Academy 3-2.

Set scores were 12-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 16-14.

For the Lady Dukes Matthews led in kills with 19 and added 6 blocks. Blythe led in assists with 33. Griggs had 8 kills, 4 blocks and 4 aces. Sevais made 11 digs and Leah Dreps had 9 blocks.

For the Lady Raiders, junior Brooke Whitley had 22 kills and 9 blocks. Junior Katelyn Newsome made 16 kills and 9 blocks. Senior Whitely Smith had 45 assists and junior Kelsey Whitehead added 30 assists.