Crusaders playing in national tournament
DAYTON, Tennessee — The Columbus Christian volleyball team won nine of 12 sets Wednesday and Thursday and will play in the Division III bracket of the National Association of Christian Athletes tournament today.
On Wednesday, the Crusaders lost to West Florida 25-8, 25-22; split with Providence Conquerors 25-24, 18-25 and beat Shenandoah Valley 25-10, 25-10. On Thursday, Columbus swept Front Royal 25-18, 25-13; Community Conquerors 25-15, 25-12 and Victory Eagles 25-19, 25-22.
Sabrina Herron led the Crusaders with 61 assists and 16 aces in the 12 sets. Savannah Herron pounded 29 kills, Mayah Schundelmeier had three solo and two assist blocks and Hannah Lorimor recorded 26 digs.
Madison Henderson notched 28 kills and two solo and two assist blocks. Hannah Stair added 16 digs, and Lorimor served 14 aces.
The NACA tourney features 50 teams from 13 states.