Phillips She Bears Area Champs
The Phillips High School She Bears claimed the Class 1A Area 14 volleyball title Tuesday night after defeating the Belgreen Bulldogs in the championship game. The She Bears opened tournament play by defeating Hackleburg. Next, Belgreen defeated Covenant Christian to set up the championship match. The championship match was a thriller that left fans of both teams on their feet until match point. The She Bears took the first game 25-11. Belgreen came back to win the second game 25-20, but the She-Bears struck again in the third game-winning 25-18. The fourth game was a hard-fought battle throughout, but the She-Bears came out on top 25-23 to seal the victory. Both Phillips and Belgreen will advance to the Super Regional Tournament in Huntsville this Friday. Phillips will take on Mars Hill at 11:30 a.m.