The Haleyville Lady Lions traveled to play in the Area Tournament this Thursday ranked third, needing to upset Brooks for the opportunity to play in the Super Regionals. The Lady Lions jumped out to an early lead, winning the first two games, 25-19 and 26-24. Brooks came back to win the next game 15-25 but Haleyville closed the match out with a 25-6 victory.
Following that game, East Lawrence played the host team Priceville for the chance to move on and the Priceville Lady Bulldogs won the match in three games. After a short break, the championship game was under way. Haleyville came out a little slow and Priceville took the first game 23-25. In the second game, the Lady Lions got behind big and had to fight hard to take the second game 27-25. After that, Haleyville was able to take the next two games, 25-19 and 25-15 to win the tournament.
After the game, All Area and All Tournament awards were handed out. Pictured about, Tia White, Lacey Burleson, Tori Pendley and Sydney Kiser won All Area honors and Hannah Turner and Madison Frederick won All Tournament honors. Congratulations go out to all of the Lady Lions!
The Super Regionals will start for Haleyville at 6:45pm on Friday the 26th in Huntsville at the Von Braun Civic Center.