Baylor Stays Unbeaten With Volleyball Sweep Of CCS

Monday, August 21, 2017 - by special report to

Baylor's unbeaten volleyball season continued Monday with a sweep of Chattanooga Christian at Baylor, the Lady Red Raiders winning by scores of 25-9, 25-12 and 25-12.

Ally Craig had 11 kills and eight digs for Baylor while Sarah Sumida finished with 35 assists and Sarah Barker seven kills.  A.J. Johnson had eight kills and a dozen digs to lead the Lady Chargers while Rachel Kay added eight assists.

Baylor improves to 9-0 overall while CCS is now 4-7.


A.J. Johnson -- 8 kills, 12 digs

Brieana Hemphill -- 3 kills, 1 ace, 1 block, 1 dig

Rachel Kay -- 8 assists, 1 dig

Emily Day -- 5 assists, 1 kill

Savannah Ricketts -- 1 kill, 1 assist, 1 ace, 1 dig

Grace Logterman -- 1 kill, 2 blocks

Summer Jones -- 1 dig, 1 kill.


Sarah Barker -- 7 kills

Elizabeth Case -- 7 digs, 2 aces

Sarah Sumida -- 35 assists, 3 digs, 4 kills, 2 aces

Hayden Barton -- 4 digs, 3 aces

Zoe Ubamadu -- 8 kills, 1 block

Ally Craig -- 11 kills, 8 digs, 1 ace

Laura Kate May -- 5 digs

Denver Rogers -- 6 digs, 2 kills, 2 aces

Lexie Laurendine -- 4 kills, 1 dig.

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