North Putnam's eighth grade volleyball team captured the 2011 Putnam County Tournament Wednesday. Members of the Cougars are (front, left) Lauren Johnston, Kennedy Weliever, Hannah Gray, (middle) coach Brandy Dickson, manager Star Morphew, Claire Sims, Sierra Spencer, Sydnie Kanne, Raegan Bowling, manager Reilly Tucker, (back) Adri Millican, Kenzie Taylor, Taylor Nauert and Jenny Heron. Not pictured are managers Allie Harper and Emily Harrington.
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam eighth grade volleyball team won the Putnam County Tournament Wednesday by defeating Greencastle. The Cougars dropped the opening set 25-9, but came back to win the next two 25-24 and 15-14, including a 10-3 deficit in the final set.
Leading servers for North Putnam were Taylor Nauert with 10 points and two aces, with Sydnie Kanne adding nine points and one ace. Hannah Gray chipped in five points.
North Putnam advanced to the finals by defeating South Putnam in Monday's opener 25-9 and 25-13.