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Volleyball Caps Season with Top Four State Tournament Finish
Julie Beckwith

For the second year in a row, Altamont's varsity volleyball team advanced to the Alabama High School Athletic Association 2A State Championship held at Birmingham CrossPlex November 1-2, 2017. The girls defeated Ariton in the quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals, where they lost a hard-fought match against St. Luke's Episcopal in four sets. St. Luke's eventually went on to win the state title. The Knights finished the season in the top four at state and with a 31-8 record.

Leading up to the state tournament, the Knights defeated St. Bernard Prep and Fyffe in the Girls 2A Varsity Volleyball North Super Regional Tournament. They were also the Area 10 Volleyball Tournament champs, defeating Cold Springs in straight sets. Claire Lynton was named the Area 10 Tourney MVP, and Marinna Dorolek, Kendall Smoke, and Kalia Todd were named to the All Tournament team. Congratulations on an outstanding season!

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