Local teams Midway and Lakewood competed in the UNCP Volleyball Tournament. Midway finished third in their pool, and Lakewood was the runner-up in their pool.
Lakewood earned the second place finish by defeating 4A Union Pines and 4A Grays Creek in the semi-finals before losing to 4A Lee County in the tie breaker.
Lakewood’s Rashyda Parker was named to the all tournament team, and Jordan Tew was named tournament MVP.
In pool play, the Leopards defeated West Bladen, Union Pines, Antioch Christian and Fayetteville Home School.
Midway played Northwood Temple in their first match, winning 25-21, and 25-20. They then played Grey’s Creek, spliting the two matches. Midway turned around to to then sweep Purnell Swett before losing two matches to Lee County by narrow margins.
Amber Poole, Hannah Hubbard, Leah Williams, and Kelsey Pondo were nominated for the all-tournament team. Pondo was the lone Raider on the team. She had 10 kills and 15 assists on the day.