ATLANTA — Flowery Branch volleyball team's season came to an end in the first round of the Region 7-4A double-elimination tournament Tuesday night at Marist.
The Falcons dropped the opening match in straight sets to Marist, 25-7, 25-8, to lose 2-0.
Senior outside hitter Katie Williams led the Falcons with three kills, and freshman setter Lyza Thigpen had six assists and one ace in the loss.
Flowery Branch lost the second match in the losers bracket to Denmark in two close sets, 25-23, 26-24, falling 2-0.
Williams also led match No. 2 with eight kills, four aces and 1/2 block. Senior middle blocker Sierra Lutz had two kills and one block, and junior outside hitter Madi Sedwick added 4 kills and 2 aces.
Gainesville 2, Jefferson 1; Gainesville 2, Dawson County 0 -- The Gainesville volleyball team ended the regular season with a tri-match sweep against Jefferson and Dawson County on Tuesday night at home on Senior Night.
The Red Elephants beat Jefferson in the three-set match winning the tiebreaker, 15-9. The two split the first two sets with Jefferson winning the first 27-25 and Gainesville edging the Dragons 25-22 to for the third set. Gainesville ended the night with a two-set sweep of Dawson County, 25-16, 25-1.
Seniors Isabella Appling (3 aces, 14 digs, 16 kills), Camille Calkins (3 aces, 4 blocks, 9 kills) and Camille Holcomb (16 assists, 5 digs) led the Red Elephants in the wins. Ansley Turner (12 kills, 10 digs), Lauren Teasley (3 blocks, 4 kills), Kendal Glasper (3 blocks, 8 kills), Kassie Coley (2 kills, 1 block), Karlea Grace Langford (13 digs), Lauren Ware (2 aces, 5 kills), Isabella Garrish (2 aces, 28 assists, 13 digs), Abigail Linhart (2 kills, 1 dig) contributed in the winning effort. Margaret Embry, Savannah Brock, and Abigail Council combined for 7 digs along with solid team play.
The Red Elephants (34-7, 5-5) play Dacula in the first round of the Region 8-6A region tournament on Thursday at Apalachee at 5 p.m.