SMC Volleyball update- Murphy Lady Bulldogs still undefeated

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Two teams have stood atop of the Smoky Mountain Conference volleyball standings this year: The Murphy Bulldogs and the Rosman Tigers.

Those two teams saw their first action against each other yesterday. Murphy headed into the match 9-0 while Rosman was 5-0.

Murphy won the first two sets before dropping their first set of the season 25-22. They handily won the fourth set and took home the win, all but giving them a first place bid into the NCHSAA 1A state volleyball tournament.

12/22 @ 2p S1 S2 S3 S4 Wins
Murphy 25 25 22 25 3
Rosman 21 22 25 14 1

 

Murphy is led by Seniors Grace Nelson and Sarah Pullium, along with Junior Torin Rogers and Sophomore Olivia Payne.

# Athlete Name Sets Played Kills Blocks Digs
Season Totals 24 265 44 228
From: Maxpreps
30 G. Nelson (Sr) 24 80 16 33
12 T. Rogers (Jr) 24 61 18 27
23 O. Payne (So) 24 55 3 46
10 S. Pullium (Sr) 24 53 0 60

 

The chart below shows the Smoky Mountain Conference standings as of now. 

 

School Name SMC

*W-L

SMC

*Pct.

SMC

*Sets W

SMC

*Sets L

Murphy 8-0 1.000 24 1
Rosman 5-1 0.833 16 4
Robbinsville 5-2 0.714 16 8
Swain County 4-4 0.500 13 15
Hayesville 3-5 0.375 10 15
Andrews 2-6 0.250 8 19
Cherokee 0-9 0.000 2 27

 

Murphy and Rosman will play again in the regular season this year on new years eve. Rosman and Robbinsville play on the 29th and if Robbinsville can come away with a win in that match then they will secure their spot at number 2 in the SMC.

 

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