Pickens Academy Volleyball Splits First Two Matches

By Brian HamiltonSports Correspondent

Pickens Academy dropped its first volleyball match on Thursday, Aug. 23 to Bessemer Academy before picking up a win against Russell Christian on Tuesday, August 28th. The Lady Pirates will host Tuscaloosa Academy on Tuesday, September 4th, in what PA head coach Erica Wicktora said would be an competitive match.”.

“It’s a pretty good rivalry,” Wicktora said of playing Tuscaloosa Academy. “The games with TA are always pretty intense because they’re one of our better opponents.”

Pickens Academy lost the opening game to Bessemer Academy 25-18 and would eventually lose the match, three sets to none. In the last set, PA battled from down 15 points to lose 25-20.

See complete story in the Pickens County Herald.
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