Volleyball Captures Region Title
Gene Patterson

Woodward Academy's varsity volleyball team concluded their regular season by capturing the Region 4-AAAA Championship at Hampton High School.  The Lady War Eagles defeated Henry County in the opening round 25-12, 25-8 to advance to the semifinals.  In the semifinal round, Woodward cruised to another straight set victory defeating Druid Hills 25-7, 25-13 setting up a rematch against Eastside in the region finals.  Eastside had previously beaten Woodward during the regular season 2-0 providing the Lady War Eagles with plenty of motivation.  Woodward used strong serving and persistent defense to defeat Eastside in the best of five match 3-1 (25-20, 25-16, 23-25, 25-12) capturing the region title.  The Lady War Eagles will now advance to the AAAA state playoffs as the #1 seed from Region 4-AAAA.  Woodward Academy will host round one action on Saturday, October 20th.