Volleyball camp a success


By D. C. Moody - dmoody@civitasmedia.com



The #1 Volleyball Camp concluded in Pickens recently. Those attending included, front row from left, Abby Earnhardt, Tara Ann Rogers, Macie Claire Sickels, Brooke Duncan and Kloe Parvis. Second row are Hannah Poore, Ella Cook, Lillie Hyatt, Callie Ratcliff, Mili Claire Seffrin, Callie Johnson and Jordan Maw. Third row are Coach Amber Chapman, Alyssa Whiteside, Holly Lee, Britain Dunn, Anna Claire Durham, Katelyn Porter, and Coach Annika Jones. Fourth row is Coach Peggy Anthony. Campbell Nix also attended but was absent when the photo was taken.


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PICKENS — The 2016 #1 Volleyball Camp at Pickens Recreation Gymnasium is in the books and by all accounts was a continuation of volleyball success in Pickens County.

Eighteen second- through fourth-graders participated in the camp and received in-depth instruction in the fundamentals of successful volleyball including bumping, setting, serving, and hitting. Through fun activities and game-type drills players were coached on court awareness. hustling, communication, and team work.

“We had a great four days. The players were respectful, coachable, and worked very hard each day,” director Peggy Anthony said. “Our staff really pushed them and we got a lot of skills in over the 12 hour camp.”

Assisting Anthony were Katie Gowan, Annika Jones, Amber Chapman and Ali Pace throughout the camp.

A 3-on-3 tournament, along with a 6-on-6 tournament, also was held for campers.

Winning the 3-on-3 tournament were the “Sparks” made up of Kloe Parvis, Hannah Poore, and Callie Johnson.

The 6-on-6 tournament champions were the “Sharks” comprised of Britain Dunn, Hannah Poore, Ella Cook, Alyssa Whiteside, Tara Ann Rogers, and Abby Earnhardt. All-Stars included Katelyn Porter, Dunn, Anna Claire Durham, Maci Claire Sickels, Holly Lee, and Parvis.

Other awards were also presented with Brooke Duncan winning the Coaches Award. The Leadership Award went to Sickels. Earnhardt won the Spirit Award.

Rogers was named Most Improved. Hardest Worker went to Parvis. Porter won the three competitions in bumping, setting, and serving, in addition to being named the Most Outstanding Player.

The #1 Volleyball Camp concluded in Pickens recently. Those attending included, front row from left, Abby Earnhardt, Tara Ann Rogers, Macie Claire Sickels, Brooke Duncan and Kloe Parvis. Second row are Hannah Poore, Ella Cook, Lillie Hyatt, Callie Ratcliff, Mili Claire Seffrin, Callie Johnson and Jordan Maw. Third row are Coach Amber Chapman, Alyssa Whiteside, Holly Lee, Britain Dunn, Anna Claire Durham, Katelyn Porter, and Coach Annika Jones. Fourth row is Coach Peggy Anthony. Campbell Nix also attended but was absent when the photo was taken.
http://pickenssentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_DSC_0424-2nd-the-4th-group-2016.jpgThe #1 Volleyball Camp concluded in Pickens recently. Those attending included, front row from left, Abby Earnhardt, Tara Ann Rogers, Macie Claire Sickels, Brooke Duncan and Kloe Parvis. Second row are Hannah Poore, Ella Cook, Lillie Hyatt, Callie Ratcliff, Mili Claire Seffrin, Callie Johnson and Jordan Maw. Third row are Coach Amber Chapman, Alyssa Whiteside, Holly Lee, Britain Dunn, Anna Claire Durham, Katelyn Porter, and Coach Annika Jones. Fourth row is Coach Peggy Anthony. Campbell Nix also attended but was absent when the photo was taken. Courtesy photo

By D. C. Moody

dmoody@civitasmedia.com

Reach D. C. Moody at 864-855-0355.

Reach D. C. Moody at 864-855-0355.

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