Broughton defeated host Millbrook 25-22, 25-14, 25-15 on Thursday night to improve to 15-0 and 13-0 in league play. Katja Ehlers posted 14 kills and 4 aces and Tiana Butler added 10 kills (.474) to pace the Broughton offense. Adria Johnson had match-highs in aces (5) and service points (15) to go along with 5 digs, 3 blocks and 2 kills. Kati Smith added 5 kills, 17 assists, 2 blocks and 9 digs and Genna Simpkins piled up 27 digs, 5 assists and 3 aces. Holli Smith chipped in 7 assists and 3 digs and Ryan Haar added 4 assists and 2 kills. Rachel Byrd tallied 3 kills (.333) and Lauren Brustofski scooped up 6 digs.
The Caps host Sanderson on Monday night in the last regular-season match of the year. Broughton will honor their four seniors: Clare Bocklage, Marisa Buonpane, Adria Johnson and Sydney Richardson prior to the match.
Broughton is ranked 39th in the latest PrepVolleyball.com National Top 100 Poll (10/9). Cardinal Gibbons (55) and Charlotte Country Day (61) are the other teams from North Carolina to appear in the poll. (prepvolleyball.com)