blank'/> Broughton Sports Update: Volleyball Advances to Second Round, Hosts Apex Tuesday Night

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Volleyball Advances to Second Round, Hosts Apex Tuesday Night



Rachel Byrd (10) and Neely Whittington (2) presented Kati Smith a signed ball before Saturday's match to celebrate Kati reaching 1500 career assists.

Broughton (20-0) swept past Holly Springs (9-12) into the second round of the NCHSAA 4A state tournament with 25-10, 25-13, 25-12 win on Saturday night in Raleigh.  The Caps jumped to a 10-1 lead in the evening's first set behind the strong serving of Tiana Butler and cruised to a 25-10 win.  Broughton started fast in the second set as well by taking a 9-1 lead before claiming a 25-13 victory.  The hosts took a 5-2 lead to begin the final frame and ended the match on a 6-0 run after the Hawks had closed within 19-12. Kalee Vanderhorst collected 13 kills (.357), 1 ace and 7 digs and Tiana Butler piled up 6 kills (.625), 6 aces and 5 digs.  Katja Ehlers tallied 5 kills, 1 ace and 6 digs and Rachel Byrd had 5 kills (.625).  Kati Smith filled up the stat sheet with 27 assists, 5 aces, 7 digs and 2 kills.  Alden Willis had an ace and 2 assists and Holli Smith chipped in  a team-high 9 digs.

Broughton will host Apex (16-6) on Tuesday night at 6pm. after the Cougars swept New Hanover in their first round contest.

Related Stories:

No. 1 seed Broughton sweeps Holly Springs volleyball in first round of playoffs-

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/high-school/article41349819.html

Apex sweeps New Hanover in first round of volleyball playoffs-



Leesville Road stops red-hot Athens Drive in NCHSAA volleyball playoff opener-

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/high-school/article41333943.html

Successful start for Greenville locals-

http://www.reflector.com/sports/high-schools/successful-start-locals-3023531

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Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/high-school/article41349819.html#storylink=cpy

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