Lady Wildcats Win Regional Volleyball Championship Title!
The BGA Lady Wildcats Varsity Volleyball team has claimed the Regional Championship title for Division II-A Middle Region after a nail-biting 5-set win over Franklin Road Academy.
Sophomore middle blocker, Gillian Baisden had 12 kills and 4 blocks. Sophomore outside hitter, Mackenzie Huntington had 15 kills and 11 digs. Senior outside hitter, Christine Jewell had 13 kills and 23 digs. Senior setter, Ally Newkirk had 21 assists and 18 digs. Junior defensive specialist, Abby Robertson added 15 digs and 3 aces while sophomore libero, Isabelle Northam chipped in 2 aces and 27 digs.
"These girls proved once again exactly how resilient and capable they are. There were plenty of moments in this match that they could have given up, but through great determination, composure and collaboration, they pulled through with an amazing win after so many great comebacks," said Coach Tatiana Alvarez. "FRA played a great match and they certainly tested us and exposed some weaknesses, but we were able adapt and take it one point at a time. We are so proud of this achievement and are excited to keep going."
All-Region Tournament Team: Gillian Baisden (MVP), Ally Newkirk, Christine Jewell, Jessie Huddleston (FRA), Emily Gardner (FRA)
BGA will host the state quarterfinal match at home on Saturday, October 17.
Scores: 27-25, 20-25, 22-25, 25-19, 15-11
You can read about the region title win in the Williamson Herald