Meadowview Christian School volleyball team overpowering under new coach

Published 10:06 am Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Meadowview Christian School (MCS) volleyball team is considered contenders to win a AISA state championship.

The Lady Trojans swept Snook Christian Academy in three sets on Tuesday at Claude Holbrook Gymnasium. MCS won 25-11, 25-19 and 25-18.

Grace Redd had a team-high 43 points in the three matches for the Lady Trojans (7-6 overall, 4-1 in Region).

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MCS has a senior-laden lineup: Erin McIntyre, Katelee Hagan, Lauren Ross, Taylor Green and Kate Reynolds.

Juniors Reagan Burton, Grace Redd, sophomores Kaylee Chancey, Avery Smith and freshman Hope Smith are the other Lady Trojan players.

First-year MCS coach Katey Smith said she enjoys coaching the Lady Trojans.

“It’s an honor to coach this team,” Smith said. “They’re so talented and they work hard in practice and games.

Erin McIntyre said she’s thrilled to have her older sister as the head coach.

“It’s challenging,” Erin McIntyre said. “We get along and we help each other out.”

MCS returned to the AISA last year and had a deep state playoff run.

The Lady Trojans reached theAISA Elite 8 Volleyball Tournament, losing to Chambers Academy in four sets.

MCS is poised to make another deep postseason and could potentially win a state title.