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North Stanly volleyball opens with win

The North Stanly volleyball team opened its 2020 season Wednesday with a 3-1 Yadkin Valley Conference home win over Gray Stone with scores of 27-25, 21-25, 25-21 and 25-22.

Taegan Lowder led North with 25 kills and a 48.1 hitting percentage along with 16 digs, five aces and one block. Celo Carter added 10 blocks while freshman Anniston had seven kills. Alex Childress paced the offense with 47 assists.

Gray Stone (1-1, 1-1 YVC) was led by Piper Mauldin with eight kills while Aniston Belk had a team-high six aces. Mandilyn Stoyanov had nine blocks for the Knights. Lannah Huneycutt had 13 assists for Gray Stone.

North Stanly plays South Stanly (0-1, 0-1 YVC) tonight.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

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