Heather Green turned in a huge match Saturday night to power Grace Christian past Anchorage Christian in the championship match of the Class 3A Southcentral volleyball tournament in Seward.
Green, the conference’s MVP. racked up 23 kills, 17 digs and four blocks for the Grizzlies in the 25-23, 25-22, 25-21 squeaker over rival ACS.
Both teams advanced to this week’s state tournament at Chugiak, as did Skyview. Skyview held off Seward 26-24, 25-23, 25-20 in the third-place match to earn the conference’s final state berth.
Felicity Rowe sparked Grace Christian with 29 assists and five digs, Bridget Broderick provided 13 digs and an ace, Natalie Moore had 11 digs and four kills and Kinley Hickson added seven kills and a block.
Southcentral all-conference team
Heather Green, Casey Neill, Rachel Thompson, Dallas Dickerson, Felicity Roe, Zoia Basargin, Cheyanne Laber, Bryn Tennyson, Ashley VonBorstel, Sam Reynolds, Haylee Ramsell, Kinley Hickok.