Posted On: 04/16/21 9:53 AM

in Class 6A regional action, Kellam was dominant in their semifinal match, sweeping Grassfield 25-9, 25-15, 25-10. The Knights had a great offensive output from a talented trio of attackers with Kate Ayre tallying seven kills and three blocks, Jessica George  led the team with 15 kills, and Sarah Thompson nine kills. Setter Rhea Cammel dished out 40 assists and  Libero extraordinaire Kaytie Gosiene got 19 digs in the win. The Franklin County Eagles and Cosby Titans had an epic battle in the other semifinal with an exciting 5 set match. Frankling prevailed 25-23, 15-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-10. This was the Eagles fourth consecutive trip to the regional semifinals. Franklin County is hoping for their first trip to states since 2018. Led by Powerful Outside Hitter Courtney Bryant Courtney Bryant DS/L Franklin County | 2022 State VA during her junior campaign, the team was 9-2 coming into the semifinals. Bryant had one of the best matches of the season by any player with 32 kills, 21 digs and 6 blocks. She is non-binding verbally committed NC State who is coached by Luka Slabe, the US Women’s National Volleyball Team Assistant Coach. Setter Lauren Stone tallied 27 assists and 13 digs for an impressive double-double, while

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