Area prep volleyball – Sept. 29

CAPITAN — In a battle of unbeaten defending state champions, three-time Class 1A champ Tatum got the best of two-time Class B titlist Elida 25-14, 25-8, 25-14 on Saturday in the finals of the Capitan Classic volleyball tournament.

Elida (10-1), which edged Animas in five games in Friday's quarterfinals, reached the title match on Saturday with a 25-21, 20-25, 25-23, 22-25, 15-12 squeaker over Carrizozo, while Tatum defeated Fort Sumner 27-25, 25-14, 25-19. Fort Sumner beat Carrizozo 25-21, 28-26, 25-16 for third place.

The Lady Tigers return to action on Oct. 9 when they host Grady.

CAPITAN CLASSIC

Friday

Pool A (records n/a): 1. Carrizozo; 2. Cloudcroft; 3. Animas; 4. Capitan.

Pool B: 1. Tatum 6-0; 2. Elida 3-3; 3. Fort Sumner 2-4; 4. Mescalero 1-5.

Quarterfinals

Tatum def. Capitan 3-0; Fort Sumner def. Cloudcroft 25-13, 25-12, 25-23; Elida def. Animas 21-25, 25-16, 25-23, 18-25, 15-9; Carrizozo df. Mescalero 25-7, 25-22, 25-7.

Saturday

Consolation semifinals

Cloudcroft def. Capitan 25-15, 26-28, 25-21, 23-25, 16-24; Animas def. Mescalero 25-13, 25-6, 25-14.

Championship semifinals

Tatum def. Fort Sumner 27-25, 25-14, 25-19; Elida def. Carrizozo 25-21, 20-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-12.

Final round

Mescalero def. Capitan 25-12, 25-22, 25-23 (7th); Animas def. Cloudcroft 3-0, scores n/a (5th); Fort Sumner def. Carrizozo 25-21, 28-26, 25-16 (3rd); Tatum def. Elida 25-14, 25-8, 25-14 (championship).

PREP SUMMARIES

Saturday

Clovis Christian 3, Logan 1

Logan 17 25 13 19

Clovis Christian 25 20 25 25

CCS individual statistics

Kills — Katlyn Cook 12, Alexa Riley 11. Blocks — Cook 8. Digs — Amanda Fly 26, Cook 10, Jodi Tivis 10. Aces — Cook 3, Riley 3. Assists — McKall Sealey 23. Record — Clovis Christian 11-2.

Friona 3, Grady 0

Grady 14 18 16

Friona 25 25 25

Grady individual statistics

Kills — Mackenzee Starbuck 10, Avery Jones 5. Blocks — Casey Price 1. Digs — Starbuck 14, Hailey Edwards 8. Aces — Starbuck 3, Brenna Thomas 2. Records — Grady 4-6, Friona 10-9.

Capitan Classic

Saturday

Championship semifinals

Tatum 3, Fort Sumner 0

Tatum 27 25 25

Fort Sumner 25 14 20

Fort Sumner individual statistics

Kills — Ashley Landreth 15, Emma Moyer 6, Angelica Torres 6. Blocks — McKayla Landreth 7, A. Landreth 3, Codi Scovel-Wood 3. Digs — A. Landreth 14, LaNay Crenshaw 11, Torres 9. Aces — A. Landreth 2. Assists — Crenshaw 26. Record — Tatum 9-0, Fort Sumner 8-2.

Third place

Fort Sumner 3, Carrizozo 0

Fort Sumner 25 28 25

Carrizozo 21 26 16

Fort Sumner statistics

Kills — A. Landreth 19, Torres 8, Vada Landreth 5. Blocks — A. Landreth 4, Torres 4, Crenshaw 2. Digs — A. Landreth 11, Crenshaw 10, Moyer 8, Torres 8. Aces — Torres 3. Assists — Crenshaw 36. Records — Fort Sumner 9-2, Carrizozo 10-2.

Friday

Quarterfinals

Fort Sumner 3, Cloudcroft 0

Fort Sumner 25 25 25

Cloudcroft 13 12 23

Fort Sumner individual statistics

Kills — Ashley Landreth 15, Angelica Torres 4. Blocks — Landreth 3, LaNay Crenshaw 1, Codi Scovel-Wood 1. Digs — Emma Moyer 10, Torres 9, three tied with 7. Aces — Landreth 3, Shelby Mobley 2. Assists — Crenshaw 25. Record — Fort Sumner 8-1.

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