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North Central finished in the pink on its Dig Pink high school volleyball event on Monday, Oct. 14 at the Lady Knights’ gym.
The Lady Knights, ranked fifth in the latest Class AA state volleyball poll, posted a 3-1 win over third-rated Andrew Jackson.
North Central, 12-1, 7-0 in its region play, opened with two straight wins over the visiting Lady Vols, 25-11, 21-11.
AJ then came back for a win, posting a 25-20 victory over the Lady Knights. North Central then wrapped up the win in four games, taking a 25-17 victory over the Lady Vols.
North Central was led by Rachel Robinson who had 22 digs. Madeline Pate added 18 digs. Logan Coates had 37 assists and 10 digs in the win. Jo Phillips had 10 digs.
Ambi Wood paced the Lady Knights in kills with 18. Erin Humphries notched 14 kills
and Pate added 10.
Pate also carded 10 aces in the victory.
“We had a great turnout and we appreciate all the support from the Andrew Jackson and North Central areas,” NCHS coach Andy Johnson said. “It was a great atmosphere for a great cause.”
Alexis Baker won the competition as the pinkest fan at the event.
Class AA state poll
1. Bishop England
3. Andrew Jackson
4. Academic Magnet
5. North Central
10. Ninety Six