TCHS Net Dawgs earn 5th straight trip to the GHSA State Tourney with 3 set win over Putnam County

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Janie Jerniagan winds up for her kill shot

The Toombs County High School volleyball team defeated Putnam County 25-18, 25-11 and 25-21 in the quarterfinal round of the Area 2 Tournament. The win sends the Net Dawgs to the semifinal round of the area and also qualified them for their fifth straight trip to the GHSA AA State Tournament. Since there are only four AA areas the Net Dawgs will enter the tourney in round of 16- the Sweet 16.

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Breanne Stanley (#3) stuffs a winner at the net

Putnam County excelled on defense, while TCHS was the more aggressive offensive team. Breanne Stanley had many kills at the net and Janie Jernigan had a kill on the final point to end the match played at the Toombs County Gym. The tourney was originally scheduled to be played last Saturday in Augusta. Hurricane Matthew forced a change in the tourney  which will end on Saturday in Augusta.

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Katelyn Grimm takes a pass and wins a point for the Net Dawgs

17-9 Toombs County still has a chance to earn a home game in the state tourney if the Net Dawgs win their semifinal match.

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Breanne Stanley hits the floor to keep a point alive