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Thorsby wins one, loses two in tourney

Thorsby defeated Holt (25-13, 25-20) and lost to Marbury (25-20, 21-25, 3-15) and Calera (14-25, 22-25) in the Calera Invitational Tournament on Sept. 29, bringing its record to 4-3.

“It was not what we expected,” Williams said. “Our girls played extremely well at times. Unfortunately, we had mental lapses at crucial times during several matches.

“We will continue to work hard every day, every practice, and we will get better.”

Holly Smith had four aces and 28 assists on the day. Michelle Hendrix had five aces and five assists, Brittany Maddox had five digs and 22 kills, Kendra Dawson had six digs, Sade’ Archie had six kills, Kelsie Davis had seven kills and Stephanie Moore had eight kills.