Volleyball: Lady Saints cap clean sweep of region foes

The Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach volleyball team capped a perfect region campaign with a 3-0  victory over St. John’s Christian Academy on Thursday night.

By sweeping St. John’s 25-12, 25-15, 25-14, the Lady Saints (13-4 overall, 10-0 Region 3A) have won nine in a row heading into the SCISA state tournament next week.

“I can’t be more proud of this team,” said said CAMB coach Alex Sing, whose team finished runner-up in the state last season. “They have stayed on course and look very prepared for next weeks playoffs.”

The Lady Saints were led by Rebekah Bowers’ eight kills, followed closely by Natalia Antonucci and Taylor Gronde with seven each. Claudia Markley dished out 19 assists and Amelia Antonucci had 14 assists.

The Lady Saints will host the SCISA 3A Region tournament on Monday for the top four seeds in the region. CAMB could likely face Cathedral Academy once more prior to the state tourney.

* Myrtle Beach 3, St. James 1: The Lady Seahawks (10-3, 6-2) solidified their second-place spot in the region with a win over the Lady Sharks.

Myrtle Beach lost the opening set 18-25 before running off three straight by scores of 25-12, 25-18, 25-21. Shelby “GT” Sheets tallied 23 kills  and Maggie Slabinski served seven aces for the Lady Seahawks.

Photo by Joel Beachum, Carolina Clicks Photos

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