Baylor Wins Showdown At The Sunsphere Volleyball

Lady Raiders Win Eight Straight To Claim Gold Division Title

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

The Baylor Lady Red Raider volleyball team got its season off to a great start this weekend by winning eight straight matches and claiming the championship hardware in the Gold division of the Showdown at the Sunsphere tournament in Knoxville.

Baylor had wins over King's Academy, Farragut, Heritage, Siegel, Oak Ridge, Brentwood and Hardin Valley with another win over Heritage.

Ally Craig had 58 kills while Sarah Sumida finished the tournament with 212 assists and 38 digs.  Denver Rogers chipped in with 54 kills and 41 digs while Elizabeth Case had 33 digs to go along with 13 aces and 11 kills.

Baylor will play its first regular-season match at home on Monday against Chattanooga Christian.

BAYLOR STATS (combined):

Sarah Sumida -- 212 assists, 38 digs, 8 aces, 5 blocks

Denver Rogers -- 54 kills, 41 digs, 10 aces, 1 block

Ally Craig -- 58 kills, 25 digs, 3 blocks, 1 ace

Elizabeth Case -- 33 digs, 13 aces, 11 kills, 1 block

Zoe Ubamadu -- 38 kills, 11 blocks

Lexie Laurendine -- 21 kills, 5 blocks, 6 digs

Hayden Barton -- 31 digs, 7 aces, 5 assists

Laura Kate May -- 28 digs, 2 assists, 5 aces

Sarah Barker -- 16 kills, 11 blocks, 2 digs

Makayla Packer -- 3 kills, 2 blocks

Maddy Tindall -- 4 digs, 2 assists.

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