Rarin’ To Go: Volleyball Team Poised For A Good Season
Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 22, 2013
By Brian Pitts
Davie Enterprise Record
After struggling in the regular season in 2012, the Davie volleyball team found fulfillment by winning two state playoff matches as the No. 4 seed from the Central Piedmont Conference. Davie won a playoff match for the first time in four years, and the run to the final 16 matched the longest playoff push in program history.
Davie knocked off a 20-7 Southern Alamance, the No. 1 seed from the Metro Conference, in the first round, then squashed Page in the second round. The late-season rally produced a winning record at 11-10 and made amends for a 5-5, fourth-place finish in the CPC.
Coach Becky Miller’s War Eagles are looking for bigger things in 2013. For the foreseeable future, they appear to have a chance to do a lot of special things.
There are four seniors, two juniors and eight sophomores on the ‘13 varsity, so you can see why Davie could be quite good in ‘14 and ‘15. The roster includes seniors Anne-Marie Jones, Allie Maine, Rachel Ruble and Summer Smart; juniors Payton Beaty and Reyanne Wilkie; and sophomores Allie Cunningham, Ruby Dennard, Julia Grachen, Hadley Hilton, Emily Ruble, Morgan Sessoms, Morgan Taylor and Emmie Tkach.
Davie only lost two players from …