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Wolfe Hosts Whitley in State Tourney First Round LIVE on BSN

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First Round of the KHSAA Volleyball State Tournament on Monday Night

CAMPTON – October 30, 2022 – Brendon D. Miller

It will be Trick or Treat on Monday Night in Campton, but the real treat on most of the attention in WC will be in Rose Gymnasium where the Lady Wolves will host the Lady Colonels of Whitley County in the First Round of the 2022 KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament. Wolfe County (22-11) collected their second 14th Region Title in three years on Wednesday Night by defeating Knott Central 3-1. Wolfe add the big trophy again to their now five consecutive 14th Region All-A Tourney titles from 2018 to 2022.

Whitley County comes North as the 50th and 13th Region Champions defeating rival Cobin in both finals 3-1 each time. As always when Wolfe advances, it will face a much larger school in Whitley. Whitley is a 5A (football) school with a total enrollment of 984, with 48% or 470 being females. Wolfe County’s total enrollment is 361 with 51% or 184 being females.

Record: 22-11 – 18-2 in 14th Region – RPI of .58256
Tourney Wins: 14th Region All A; 55th District, 14th Region
Players to Watch:
GINGER JOHNSON (Jr.-#0) (KVCA 14th Region Player of Year) – 478 kills, 82 aces, 299 digs
GRACE WHISMAN (Jr.-#3) – 482 assists, 149 digs, 54 aces
NAOMA NOBLE (Fr.-#7) – 432 kills, 202 digs, 71 aces, 21 blocks
JADE CARROLL (Jr.-#35) (libero) – 322 digs, 30 aces
ABIGAIL NOBLE (Fr.-#28) – 405 assists, 98 aces
LACY SMITH (Jr.-#8) – 24 blocks

Coach: DAVID HALCOMB (KVCA 13th Region Coach of Year)
Record: 24-14 overall – 15-2 in 13th Region RPI of .54847
Tourney Wins: 50th District, 13th Region
Players to Watch:
MARISSA DOUGLAS (Jr.-#18) (KVCA 13th Region Player of Year) – 372 kills, 63 aces, 16 blocks
KYLEE BROWN (Jr.-#16) – 203 kills, 71 aces
KAYTLYNN COLLIER (Jr.-#7) – 798 digs, 110 kills, 93 aces, 24 blocks
JAELYN BRACKETT (Jr.-#22) – 126 kills, 107 digs, 60 blocks
ADDISON SILER (So.-#25) – 95 kills, 38 blocks
MEGAN GIBBS (Jr.-#19) – 252 digs
ELIZA IRWIN (Sr.-13) – 148 digs

KNOTT CENTRAL – Wolfe defeated three times (3-2 on 8-16-22, 3-1 on 9-10-22, and 3-1 on 10-26-22)
Whitley lost in one meeting 1-2 on 10-8-22 in tourney at Rowan.
BREATHITT COUNTY – Wolfe defeated four times (3-0 on 8-30-22, 3-1 on 9-6-22, 3-0 on 10-1-22, and 3-0 on 10-19-22)
Whitley defeated 2-0 on 9-24-22 in tourney.
WILLIAMSBURG – Wolfe defeated 2-0 on 9-17-22 in the All-A State Tournament.
Whitley defeated twice (3-0 on 9-8-22, and 3-0 on 9-22-22).

Should be a great one and you can watch all the action LIVE on Bluegrass Sports Nation Facebook and Youtube with the match scheduled for 6:00 PM. Our feed will also be on the NFHS Network.

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