Fairview claims back-to-back Cullman County Volleyball titles


The Fairview Lady Aggies celebrate their win. / Bill Piper

HOLLY POND – The Fairview Lady Aggies pulled it out on Tuesday, claiming the Cullman County Volleyball title for the second year in a row. No. 1 seed Fairview defeated the no. 3 seed Good Hope Lady Raiders in the championship, 25-17, 25-20.

"Our girls made history with back-to-back county championships," said Fairview head coach Tracy Means. "The seniors are very proud to be part of these championships."

In the elimination bracket, no. 4 seed West Point defeated no. 5 seed Holly Pond in two sets, 26-24, 25-22.

The Lady Aggies stayed in the winners bracket the entirety of the tournament. They defeated a game Good Hope squad 25-23, 17-25, 15-10 in the winners’ final after the Lady Raiders forced a third set.

Good Hope then fought its way out of the losers’ bracket by defeating West Point 23-25, 25-18, 15-10.

However, when Fairview and Good Hope faced off again, the results were the same as Fairview took home its second consecutive county volleyball championship in two sets, 25-17, 25-20.

Several Fairview players had huge matches and put up impressive stats:

McKinna Yearwood- 18 good serves, 22 digs, 14 kills

Ally Hogeland- 15 good serves, 13 digs

Daisy Manasco- 24 digs, 9 kills

Katie Ball- 16 digs, 3 blocks

Abbie Taylor- 11 kills, 2 blocks

Tess Bailey- 7 kills, 3 blocks

Micah Means- 19 good serves

Marissa Donohoo- 8 digs

Fairview’s McKinna Yearwood was named Tournament MVP, while the Samantha Perdue Award went to Emma Chambers from Cold Springs.

Members of the Coaches’ All-County Team:

Cold Springs– Anna Kate Voss, Emma Chambers

Fairview– McKinna Yearwood, Alivia Boyll, Abbi Taylor, Ally Hogeland

Good Hope– Kate Kent, Chrissi Smith

Holly Pond– Presley Marks, Antonia Smith

Vinemont– Rachel Hall

West Point– Molly Pendley, Lexi Shadix, Mackenzie Carter

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