Southwestern Randolph’s Madelyn Smith spikes the ball against West Stanly’s Addi Barbee during the Class 2-A state playoffs at Southwestern Randolph in Asheboro on October 28, 2021. PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL
ASHEBORO — Southwestern Randolph will be home against McMichael in the fourth round of the Class 2A state volleyball playoffs at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Cougars advanced to the regional semifinals with a straight-sets victory against West Stanly on Thursday night. Southwestern Randolph took the three sets 25-9, 25-18, and 25-19 over the visiting Colts..
Payton Shiflet had 15 kills and 10 digs, Madelyn Smith had 10 kills, Josie Allred had seven kills and two blocks, Carleigh Whitson had 17 digs, Coley Shiflet has 11 digs and Reagan LeRoy had 39 assists and four aces.
Southwestern Randolph defeated Patton in the second round of the state playoffs in straight sets with scores of 25-18, 28-26, 25-14 on Tuesday to advance. Payton Shiflet had 29 kills and 13 digs, Josie Allred had 16 kills, Madelyn Smith added four kills and four digs, Raegan LeRoy had 44 assists and nine digs, Coley Shiflet had 11 digs and Carleigh Whitson added 9 digs.