Bethel finishes fifth
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 14, 2006
JACKSONVILLE – A fourth place showing in the state was followed up by a fifth-place finish in the regionals.
Bethel Christian Academy secured a fifth place finish in the regionals recently and had Mandy Bazemore named to the All-Tournament team.
The trip to the regionals was the first ever for the Lady Eagles. It came on the heels of a Final Four finish in the state tournament.
The Eagles were matched against top seed and tournament host Cornerstone in the first round and dropped a tough match 25-20 and 25-13.
They rebounded in the next contest to defeat third-seeded Jacksonville in three games.
Jacksonville won the first one 25-15, but the Lady Eagles bounced back to win 25-23 and 25-19 to continue their tournament run.
The final match of the year came when the Eagles fell to Jesus Is Lord by a count of 25-15 and 25-16.
The Bethel volleyball team is comprised of Kayla Overton, Christian Wolfe, Mandy Bazemore, Brittany Howell, Erin Young, Julia Cullipher, Brandy Palmer and Brooke Freeman.