Girls Varsity Volleyball · Lady Trojans add area crown to resume


MUSCLE SHOALS – After dropping their first set in the Class 6A, Area 15 volleyball championship match, Muscle Shoals took control by winning three straight sets against rival Athens to earn the area title Tuesday night at Muscle Shoals High School.

The Lady Trojans improved to 34-17 overall with a 21-25, 25-18, 32-30, 25-18 victory over Athens in the final.

Muscle Shoals will face Shades Valley in a 10:15 match Friday in the North Super Regional first round at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.

The Lady Trojans got a strong outing from its three seniors – Kaylie Wright had 15 kills and four blocks, Jessica Godsey had 20 assists and Gracie Beth Butler added 12 blocks.

Maddilyn Willis had nine blocks against the Golden Eagles.