The Logan County Middle School volleyball tournament was held on Monday and Tuesday this week. All the Logan County Middle School volleyball teams gathered to compete to win the championship title. The Chandlers Lady Bears went undefeated for the second straight year and beat the Olmstead Lady Bears in the final game to take home the championship title.
The final night began with the quarter-final game between the Adairville Lady Cardinals and the Auburn Lady Tigers. The girls played close games but the Lady Cardinals won 2-0 to make their way into the semi-finals.
The Lady Cardinals then faced the Olmstead Lady Rams in the semi-final game where the Lady Rams bear the Lady Cardinals 2-0 (25-9, 25-17).
The championship game started next with the Lady Rams and the Chandlers Lady Bears. The Lady Bears took a big lead and held it through the entire first match to win 25-10 against the Lady Rams.
The Lady Rams weren’t ready to give up in the second match and fought hard against the Lady Bears. The Lady Rams tied the game at 8-8 but the Lady Bears got the lead back and held it until the game tied again at 24-24.There was a strong intensity in the game for the last points but the Lady Bears pulled through and earned the last two points to win 26-24.
“I’m very proud of my girls they had a great season. They are improved greatly throughout the year,” said Olmstead head coach Buddy Wright. “Were losing six eighth graders and their the heart of the team. But we will gladly accept second place.”
“We played a tough team tonight and I’m proud of the girls. It’s a very happy and emotional win,” said Chandlers coach Kelly Carpenter. “The girls went undefeated in the season and in the championship. We’re losing a lot of girls so it’s an emotional night.”
The Lady Bears have a combined record of 26-0 for the past two seasons.