PHS clinches South Region title

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 28, 2017

The Pleasant Home Lady Eagles were on fire the past two days as they steam rolled their way to a Class 1A South Regional volleyball championship on Friday in Montgomery

In the opening match, the Lady Eagles swept Maplesville 3-0 to advance to the second round.

The Lady Eagles continued the strong start with an imposing 3-0 victory over Ragland to move into the 1A semifinal round against Sumiton Christian.

Pleasant Home opened up with a 25-13 victory over Ragland in the first set.  The Lady Eagles took the second set 25-15 and completed the sweep with another 25-15 win.

In the semifinals, the Lady Eagles made quick work of Sumiton Christian with another 3-0 sweep.

The Lady Eagles started in dominate fashion as they rolled to a 25-10 victory in the first set.

In the second set, the Lady Eagles pulled out a 25-12 win before finishing off the sweep with a 25-10 victory.

The Lady Eagles fought their way back in the championship match against Isabella to claim to South championship.

In the first set, both teams went back-and-forth before Isabella came away with a 25-22 win.

The Lady Eagles responded with a two-straight 25-18 wins to take a 2-1 lead in the series.

With their back against the wall, Isabella pulled off a 25-20 victory to force a winner-take-all game five.

It was a tightly contested battle, but the Lady Eagles came away with a 15-13 victory.

With the win, the Lady Eagles will be the South’s No. 1 seed heading into next week’s state tournament in Birmingham.