TFS Volleyball wins Bronze Division Championship

Tallulah Falls School (TFS) went unbeaten on the second day of the Rocky Top Invitational in Tennessee, winning five matches to claim the Bronze Division Championship, reports TFS Athletics. Playing in Tennessee at the Rocky Top Invitational, the Lady Indians went 1-2 in the first day of play on Friday evening. TFS lost to Reagan (NC), then dropped a decision to Silverdale Academy (TN) before rebounding with a win over Jackson County (TN). The loss to Reagan came in straight sets with a 13-25, 10-25 final. Katarina Foskey had a great blocking match for Tallulah in the loss. The defeat snapped the team’s 10-match win streak, which was tied for a school record. Silverdale bested TFS in a tight match, as the Lady Indians lost 21-25, 20-25. Kate Gary played excellent defense while Foskey had several big kills in a great overall effort for TFS. The win over Jackson County came in 25-16, 25-23 straight sets. After going 1-2 in Friday’s action, Tallulah Falls wound up playing in the Bronze Division with the first win on Saturday. The #6-ranked Lady Indians first beat Seymour (TN) 25-20, 25-15 in straight sets. In the match, Addy McCoy played exceptionally well, tying the school’s all-time aces record in the match. It was perhaps TFS’ top serving performance of the season. In the next game, Tallulah Falls beat Carter (TN) 25-21, 25-19. Ashlyn Yaskiewicz, Becca Heyl, and McCoy led in kills. Yaskiewicz provided more than 10 points to the TFS score. Against Bell County (KY), the #3-ranked team in Kentucky, TFS won 25-15, 25-20, as McCoy set the aces record in the process. Prior to the final match, Abingdon (VA) forfeit against Tallulah Falls, officially going as a 25-0, 25-0 win for TFS. In the final against Buckhorn (AL), a #9-ranked team, Tallulah Falls won 26-28, 25-17, 17-15 in a thriller. Kate Gary had her best defensive game of the season, while Yaskiewicz led in kills. The Lady Indians now carry a 6-match win streak, and sit at 22-13 overall on the season, with now four wins over ranked opponents. The #6-ranked Lady Indians are now 17-13 overall on the season.