Their expressions tell the story. Mathews players Sophie Bandurco, Kai McCann, Keely Crittenden and Emily Sorey, from left, look dejected as the awards were handed out at the conclusion of Saturday’s Group 1A state championship volleyball game at the Siegel Center at VCU in Richmond. Mathews fell to the Auburn Eagles 3-0 in the quest for the state title. Photos by Charlie Koenig
Mathews High School senior Morgan Driskell (#10) spikes the ball in Saturday’s championship game against Auburn. Driskell had four kills in the contest, which was held at the VCU Siegel Center in Richmond. Also pictured is fellow Lady Devil Kai McCann (#14).
MHS coach Pat Moughon, at right, watches as Mariah Robinson prepares to serve. Also on the court is libero Keely Crittenden.
Auburn’s Madison Shumaker (#20) was a dominating presence on the court. Here she slams the ball past Anne Stewart (#21) and Mariah Robinson (#23). Backing up the two MHS players is Kai McCann (#14).
Blue Devil fans came out in big numbers to Saturday’s showdown in Richmond.