Volleyball: Hoyas on fire heading into area tourney

By Stephen Black

Score Atlanta

Class AAAAAA No. 1 Harrison has won nine straight matches heading into the Area 4 tournament. Junior Taylor Haskins leads the Hoyas with a .357 hitting percentage and is second on the team with 215 kills. Sophomore Caroline Ostman has 234 kills and senior Kelly Scott has 488 assists, averaging 6.4 per game. … Class AAAA No. 2 Sandy Creek beat both East Coweta and Columbus on Thursday during the Patriots’ Senior Night celebration. Tennessee-Chattanooga commitment Allie Davenport has set school records for Sandy Creek with more than 1,300 career kills, 410 career aces and 531 kills in 2012 to break the single-season school mark. Junior middle blocker and Georgia Tech commitment Sydney Wilson had 17 kills in the two games Thursday. … Class AAA No. 3 St. Pius upset Class AAAAA No. 1 Whitewater Thursday 2-1. It was the Wildcats’ second loss of the season and first since Sept. 8. After a win over Hillcrest (S.C.) Saturday, Whitewater will play in the Area 4 tournament Thursday.

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