Volleyball hosts Hoke in SAC-8 tournament

By: By Amber Hatten - ahatten@laurinburgexchange.com

LAURINBURG — The Lady Scots volleyball team tied for third place in the Sandhills Athletic Conference after a 3-0 loss to undefeated Richmond on Thursday.

The Lady Scots dropped their final match of the regular season to the Lady Raiders, 11-25, 11-25 and 21-25. Richmond’s undefeated record earned them the title of regular season conference champion with a 14-0 SAC-8 record and are 22-0 overall.

Pinecrest finished second in the SAC-8 at 10-4 while Jack Britt and Scotland tied for third at 8-6. For conference tournament seeding, a coin toss decided if Scotland or Jack Britt would earn the three seed. The Lady Scots lost the coint toss and was given the No. 4 seed and Jack Britt received the No. 3 seed.

Hoke came in fifth at 8-6 after suffering losses to the Lady Scots and the Lady Bucs. Lumberton finished in sixth with a 4-9 conference record followed by Purnell Swett in seventh at 3-10 and Seventy-First in eighth at 0-14.

The No. 4 Lady Scots will host No. 5 Hoke on Monday, Oct. 16 at home at 6 p.m. to kick off the first SAC-8 tournament.

Amber Hatten | Laurinburg Exchange The Lady Scots will host Hoke on Monday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m in the first round of the Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament. The Lady Scots finished the regular season tied for third with Jack Britt.
https://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_SAC-8-1.jpgAmber Hatten | Laurinburg Exchange The Lady Scots will host Hoke on Monday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m in the first round of the Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament. The Lady Scots finished the regular season tied for third with Jack Britt.

By Amber Hatten

ahatten@laurinburgexchange.com

2017 Sandhills Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament

Oct. 16

No. 6 Lumberton at No. 3 Jack Britt

No. 7 Purnell Swett at No. 2 Pinecrest

No. 8 Seventy-First at No. 1 Richmond

No. 5 Hoke at No. 4 Scotland

Oct. 17

**Higher seed hosts**

Winner of Lumberton/Jack Britt vs. Winner of Purnell/Pinecrest

Winner of Hoke/Scotland vs. Winner of 71st/Richmond

Oct. 18

**Higher seed hosts**

SAC-8 Championship