HENDERSONVILLE Hendersonville Christian Academy’s volleyball team secured a berth in the Division II-Class A East/Middle Region Tournament for the first time since joining the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association in 2013.
The Lady Crusaders defeated visiting Donelson Christian Academy 25-15, 25-19, 25-21 on Monday evening in the first round of the District 1 Tournament to improve to 13-14 on the season.
April Wooley had a team-high seven kills and four aces, while Joy Courtright had three kills and four aces.
Top three seeds advance in District 9-AAA volleyball tournament
MT. JULIET Three of the top four seeds advanced in Monday’s District 9-AAA Volleyball Tournament at Mt. Juliet High School.
Top seeded Mt. Juliet and second-seeded Station Camp needed only three sets to move on to Tuesday’s semifinals, defeating eighth-seeded Gallatin and seventh-seeded Hendersonville, respectively.
Third-seeded Portland needed four sets to eliminate sixth-seeded Lebanon, while fifth-seeded Wilson Central jumped out to a two-set lead before holding off fourth-seeded Beech in a decisive fifth set to advance.
Tuesday’s semifinal winners advance to next Monday’s Region 5-AAA Tournament.
District 9-AAA Volleyball Tournament
All matches at Mt. Juliet High School
No. 5 seed Wilson Central d. No. 4 seed Beech 26-24, 25-11, 25-27, 16-25, 15-11
No. 1 seed Mt. Juliet d. No. 8 seed Gallatin 25-11, 25-9, 25-11
No. 2 seed Station Camp d. No. 7 seed Hendersonville 25-13, 25-23, 25-19
No. 3 seed Portland d. No. 6 seed Lebanon 25-18, 30-28, 23-25, 25-18
Wilson Central vs. Mt. Juliet, 5 p.m.
Station Camp vs. Portland, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday’s championship match
Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.
Monday’s bowling results
Lebanon 26, Hendersonville 1
Merrol Hyde Magnet 23, Gallatin 4
Gallatin 16, Merrol Hyde Magnet 11
Lebanon 22, Hendersonville 5