The Lady Canes did not lose a set in defeating the Woodland Lady Wildcats twice and the Adairsville Lady Tigers once.
“We were determined to close out each match in two sets,” Lady Canes coach Camille Spradley said. “We went to three sets in the championship match last year.”
In the tournament’s finale, Cartersville recorded 20 kills in defeating Woodland, 25-23 and 25-15.
Lady Wildcats coach David Condon said a critical mistake on his part contributed to his team’s first set loss. “I don’t know if it would have changed the outcome, but on Cartersville winning point I thought the score was 23-23, not 24-23. That was my mistake. I was going to call a timeout thinking it was tied 23 to 23.”
In reaching this year’s championship game, the Lady Canes used 16 kills in defeating Woodland, 25-18, 25-12 in their initial meeting. Against Adairsville, “It was not much of a contest,” said Lady Tigers assistant coach David Adams, as he watched Cartersville win easily, 25-9 and 25-10.
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