The Lanier Christian Academy volleyball team concluded its season Saturday during the GICAA tournament at Truett McConnell University in Cleveland. The Lightning fell short of a state championship, losing in four contested sets to Konos Academy (23-25, 22-25, 26-24, 14-25) in the final.
The Lightning (20-16) attack was paced by Julia Sprague, who fired 14 kills and nine service aces. Senior classmate Maddie Basile (12 kills, 13 digs) was another to produce double-digit kills, followed by freshman Brianna Moore (24 assists, six digs) with eight. Lanier Christian also got a strong defensive performance by freshman Reagin Clack, who extended rallies with a team-high 27 digs.
Lanier Christian swept Central Georgia Arts — 25-19, 25-22, 25-16 — Saturday morning to secure a spot in the championship.