RALEIGH, N.C. – After giving up the first five points of the match to Louisburg, the Community School of Davidson Spartans rallied back to nab the lead in the opening set 11-10. They did not look back, pushing on to take the first set 25-18 before sweeping the next two sets and claiming the school’s first State Championship in volleyball.
Community School of Davidson blitzed past Louisburg 25-11 in the second set. The Warriors kept the third set close, but the Spartans eventually prevailed claiming the victory 25-18.
The Spartans finished the year 28-1, dropping only 13 sets over the course of the entire year, and only three during their six round playoff run. Junior middle hitter Grace Erskine was the match M.V.P. as she had seven kills in the match.
The Warriors of Louisburg came up only a game shy of an undefeated season at 27-1. They lost only one set in the playoffs prior to the State Championship match. They were led on the night by Summer Phillips with nine kills.