The East Columbus JV Volleyball team, with an assist from Whiteville won the TRC JV Volleyball championship Tuesday with a 25-22 and 25-13 win over West Columbus. That victory, coupled with Whiteville’s 25-20 and 25-13 win over South Columbus, clinched the title for the Gators. East completed TRC play with a 17-1 record, followed by South Columbus at 16-2 and Whiteville’s 14-4.
Tuesday, West Columbus finished the season on a high note, defeating playoff bound East Columbus 3-0. The Vikings won by set scores of 25-19, 25-16 and 25-18 to cap off a successful Senior Night.
South Columbus and Whiteville took care of business with straight-set victories Monday to set up the “winner-take-all” match at Whiteville Tuesday. South Columbus celebrated Senior Night with a 3-0 win over West Bladen. Whiteville traveled to St. Pauls and collared the Bulldogs by a 3-0 score.
Monday’s most exciting match took place between West Columbus and visiting Red Springs . The teams split the first four sets, each set won by two points. The Vikings won the deciding set by a 15-9 margin. Fairmont swept visiting East Columbus.
South Columbus, East Columbus, West Columbus and Whiteville’s junior varsity squads all were victorious on Monday.
FINAL TRC VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS
South Columbus 16-2
East Columbus (1A) 9-9
West Bladen 8-10
South Robeson (1A) 6-12
Red Springs 6-12
East Bladen 5-13
West Columbus (1A) 5-13
St. Pauls 3-15
South Robeson 1 at East Bladen 3
East Columbus 0 at Fairmont 3
Whiteville 3 at St. Pauls 0
West Bladen 0 at South Columbus 3
Red Springs 2 at West Columbus 3
South Columbus 1 at Whiteville 3
East Columbus 0 at West Columbus 3
West Bladen 3 at East Bladen 1
Fairmont 3 at South Robeson 1
St. Pauls 3 at Red Springs 2