TESCOTT — The Solomon High School volleyball team placed second at the Tescott Invitational Tournament Saturday.

Solomon finished 3-2 on the day finishing second behind Peabody-Burns with Wakefield finishing third.

Solomon defeated Elyria Christian 25-20, 25-19 to begin the day. It then battled eventual champion Peabody-Burns 24-26, 24-26 to go to 1-1. In the third match Solomon faced the host school Tescott but fell 20-25, 21-25. Next, the Gorillas defeated Schlagle 25-15, 25-13 and finally won over Wakefield 25-12, 25-19.

Head coach Micala Anderson said Rachel Hagen and Reagan McMillen had awesome passing days. McMillen passed 50 balls and averaged a 2:03 average on serve receive with 30 digs. Hagen passed 29 balls with an average of 2.19 in serve receive and 27 digs on the day as well.

Emma Seidl had 34 kills and Elizabeth Leder came in with 23 for the Lady Gorillas. Cadence Fleming and Hagen each had 14 aces during the five matches.

Contact Ron Preston at sports@abilene-rc.com.

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