Conway, NMB, St. James, Socastee score region wins

The Conway High volleyball team scored a 3-1 victory over visiting South Florence on Thursday to take sole possession of second place in Region VI-AAAA.

The Lady Tigers scored a 25-16, 21-25, 25-8, 25-14 win over the Lady Bruins, thanks largely to the sizzling serves of senior setter Ryley Hughes and sophomore outside hitter Kerry Elms.

Hughes had 16 service points with seven aces along with 21 assists, and Elms had 19 service points with eight aces and four kills to lead the Lady Tigers.

“Our serving came up big for us,” Conway coach Tricia Junga said. “Ryley and Kerry were very strong from the service line and we were able to neutralize the offense of West Florence.”

Senior middle hitter Bridgette Harper had eight kills, and sophomore middle hitter Kailey Williams showed very solid net play with seven kills and two blocks.

Conway is now 8-4 on the year and 4-1 in region play, with its lone loss coming to rival Carolina Forest.  The Lady Tigers’ next match is at West Florence at 7 p.m. Thursday.

* Socastee 3, Georgetown 0: The Lady Braves (9-6 overall, 6-2 Region VII-AAA) cemented its second-place spot in the region with a sweep of the Lady Bulldogs by scores of 25-16, 25-19, 25-18.

Socastee was led by Dale Rogers’ 14 kills and Katherine Hall’s 18 assists. Alison Markley added nine assist, four kills and four aces, Annamarie Guest had 11 kills and two assists, Nicole Currall tallied five kills and five aces, Sam Speedling had two kills and five assists, Rachel Hall went 9-for-9 serving with one ace, one kill and assist, and Brittany Britt added three kills.

* North Myrtle Beach 3, Wilson 0: The Lady Chiefs (21-1, 8-0) breezed past the Lady Tigers by scores of 25-9, 25-6, 25-3 to remain undefeated in region play.

North Myrtle Beach’s Taylor Allman had 12 kills and Ellen Johnson added seven kills. Lauren Linta had 26 service points with seven aces, Tara Hix had 22 assists, and Madison Treece had 12 assists.

* St. James 3, Myrtle Beach 1: The Lady Sharks (7-8, 6-2) scored a key Region VII-AAA victory over defending champion Myrtle Beach.

The Lady Seahawks took the opener in a tiebreaker by a 26-24 score, but St. James responded by winnng three straight sets, 25-12, 25-15, 25-19,

Hayley Settle 13 service points and seven aces and sister Courtney Settle also had 13 service points and six kills to lead the Lady Sharks, who are tied for second in the region standings with Socastee, although the Lady Braves hold the head-to-head tiebreaker.

Photo by Joel Beachum

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