Arab’s varsity volleyball team won a big match at 6A, Area 15 rival Scottsboro on Monday, 25-17, 17-25, 25-19, 25-23.
The match was pushed up in the schedule as many matches across the state have been as teams scramble to finish their area games.
The Lady Knights are 3-0 in area play with one final regular-season match remaining: on the road against Fort Payne next Thursday.
The regular season winner earns the right to host the area tournament.
The Lady Knights followed Monday’s victory with a win over J.B. Pennington 25-4, 25-8 at Southeastern on Tuesday. The host team turned the tables on Arab, winning its match 25-22, 25-22.
Last Thursday, the Lady Knights squeaked out a win over Boaz, 25-11, 19-25, 25-18, 22-25, 15-11.
The Arab JV team played in the West Morgan Tournament on Saturday and reached the finals before falling to Lawrence County in straight sets.
The JV Knights defeated Carbon Hill 25-12, 25-15; lost to Danville 25-13, 23-25m 15-17; beat West Point 26-24, 25-10; and edged Grissom 23-25, 25-23, 15-12 in pool play.
In the semifinals, Arab defeated West Morgan 25-20, 25-19 before falling to Lawrence County 14-25, 15-25.
On Tuesday night, the Arab JV defeated J.B. Pennington 25-10, 25-6 in its lone match. On Monday, the JV Knights defeated Scottsboro 25-22, 25-15.
Last Thursday, the JV team beat Boaz 25-19, 25-8.
• Arab Jr. High
On Monday, the Arab seventh grade team lost to Albertville 25-27, 25-17, 12-15 before bouncing back and defeating Hayden 25-7m 25-20.
The eighth grade team lost to Albertville 17-25, 25-21, 11-15 before also defeating Hayden 25-23, 19-25, 15-8.
Last Tuesday (Sept. 8) at Guntersville, the seventh graders beat the host team 25-23, 25-23 before falling to Southside-Gadsden 25-27, 11-25.
The eighth graders won both their matches: 25-18 25-21 over Guntersville; and 25-20, 25-19 over Southside,