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Lady Patriots vollyeball prepping for playoff run

By Gerald Doolittle
Staff Writer

Johnston – The Wardlaw Academy Lady Patriots of Coach Kathy James are busy prepping for a deep run in the upcoming SCISA Class 1A Playoffs. With six matches left in regular season the Lady Patriots carry a 14-6 record into the stretch run.
The Lady Patriots compete in SCISA Region 2-A with Curtis Baptist, Mead Hall, South Aiken Baptist and Community Christian. First, they want to win the Region before going to the State Tournament in Myrtle Beach on October 19.
Coach James has the strong leadership of her five seniors. They are Catherine Quarles, Elizabeth Ruth, Lexi Quarles, Annalee Rodgers and Davis Wash.
Lexi Quarles (middle hitter) has 185 kills, four assist, 33 aces and 30 digs. Catherine Quarles (middle hitter) has 56 kills, two assists, 34 aces and 108 digs.  Ruth(libero) has five aces and 68 digs. Rodgers (right side hitter) has 12 kills, six assists, 18 aces and 78 digs.  Wash (outside hitter) has 75 kills, 11 aces and 128 digs.
Rounding out the starters are Rebecca Whitlock (jr), Ashland Yonce (fr) and Taylor Rodgers (jr).   Whitlock (setter) has 26 kills, 320 assist, 22 aces and 66 digs. Yonce (outside hitter) has 36 kills, 15 aces and 66 digs. Rodgers (defensive specialist) has 5 aces and 50 digs.
Rounding out the Lady Patriots roster are Allison Burnett (fr), Addie Bartley (fr), Jordan Williams (fr) and Nancy Ross (fr). All have had quality playing time.
As a team the Lady Patriots have recorded 396 kills, 342 assist, 157 aces and 608 digs.
Coaches Kathy James and Christie Warnken are working hard to keep the Lady Patriots focused on the task ahead.  The Lady Patriots hope to win another Volleyball Championship and hang another banner in the school gym.


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