If they beat Halls on Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats volleyball team will be undefeated in the district during the regular season.
The Tuesday evening game at home is the last district game of the regular season. The junior varsity match starts at 5 p.m., and varsity play begins at 6 in the Wildcat Arena at Oak Ridge High School. It’s also Senior Night, and the last regular-season home game.
The Lady Wildcats (20-4) are currently 5-0 in District 4-AAA, and they are ranked 12th in the state, according to MaxPreps.com.
The girls’ five district wins started late last month: at Powell (3-0) on August 31, at home against Karns (3-0) on September 5, at Bearden (3-0) on September 7, at West (3-1) on Tuesday, and at home against Campbell County (3-0) on Thursday.
“Tonight was a great milestone win for our team,” Coach David Kolodney said after Oak Ridge swept Campbell County in three straight sets on Thursday. “Anytime you cross the 20-win mark, you know you’ve got something special brewing. And tonight was a great example of what our team is made of.”
The Lady Wildcats extended their win streak to 13 games with the Thursday night victory.
“All 11 girls not only played, but contributed to scoring points,” Kolodney said. “At this point in our season, there’s nothing more I could want from our team than to be able to put anyone in and know that they can handle what comes at them.”
After playing the Lady Red Devils on Tuesday, Oak Ridge will close out the regular season on the road with three non-district opponents (Hardin Valley, Heritage, and Farragut) and late-season tournaments. District playoffs are scheduled to begin October 3 and will be hosted by Oak Ridge.
See game stats from Oak Ridge-Campbell County on Thursday here.
See season stats for Oak Ridge here.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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