WALTERS WINS REGION VOLLEYBALL, SECURES SPOT IN DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

WALTERS WINS REGION VOLLEYBALL, SECURES SPOT IN DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

The Walters State Lady Senator volleyball team accomplished a couple of feats on Saturday afternoon.  First, they reached 20 wins on the season, but more importantly, they earned the NJCAA Region VII Championship with a 3-0 sweep of Cleveland State.  Scores for the three sets were 25-12, 25-23, and 25-20.

With the championship, the Lady Senators will travel to Brunswick Community College to compete in the NJCAA District P Tournament with the winner advancing to the National Tournament in charleston, West Virginia the weekend of Nov. 16-18.  Other teams competing in the tournament will come from Region XIII and Region X.  Region XIII represents teams from Florida while Region X encompasses the Carolinas and Virginia and the souther part of West Virginia.

Walters State, 20-2 on the season, was led by setter Abby Higgins who was named the TCCAA Most Valuable Player.  She totaled 13 assists in the match.

Cleveland State finished 15-6 in their inaugural season.