AB Battlers win a pair

PETERSBURG, Va. — The Alderson Broaddus women’s volleyball team earned a pair of victories over Mount Olive and Saint Augustine’s Saturday afternoon to close out the Virginia State Tournament 3-1.

In the opener, the Battlers (4-3) dropped the first set 25-17, but came roaring back winning the next three sets: 25-16, 25-15 and 25-22 to earn the 3-1 win.

AB used a balanced offensive attack getting nine kills each from Kelsey Singhas and Ashlyn McDonald. Taylor Goett and Lynnie Ritter each added six kills.