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High school scoreboard: Aug. 10
West Hall wins title at East Hall Spikefest
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The West Hall High volleyball team won the East Hall Spikefest tournament’s gold bracket for the second consecutive year and open the season 5-0 on Saturday.

Lady Spartan Kelsi Jones finished the day with 37 kills and nine blocks, LeNiesha Kearse had 22 kills, 17 blocks and 25 digs, Karrie Ruis recorded 15 aces and Laykin Herford had 65 assists.

In tournament play, West Hall defeated Gainesville (25-14, 25-21), West Forsyth (25-21, 25-18), Heritage (25-13, 25-17), Jefferson (21-25, 25-14, 15-12) and Habersham Central (25-23, 25-21).

The Lady Spartans host Gainesville and Rabun County on Thursday.

JEFFERSON STARTS 3-1: The Jefferson volleyball team started the season 3-1 on Saturday at the East Hall Spikefest.

In pool play, Jefferson defeated Chestatee (25-16, 25-17), Lakeview Academy (25-18, 25-19) and East Hall (25-21, 23-25, 15-13). In the semifinal round of the gold bracket, Jefferson fell to West Hall 25-21, 14-25, 12-15.

Jefferson’s Grace Williams led the way, recording 10 aces, 37 assists and 21 digs. Sara Wood added 43 kills and six blocks. Lady Dragons coach Michael Paul recorded his 300th career win against Lakeview.

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