This year’s Beaufort Middle School volleyball team accomplished a first in school history: They went undefeated with a 12-0 record, won the region trophy, and won the championship trophy.
The team consisted of 17 young ladies who were dedicated, competitive and set examples on and off the court. They excelled in the classroom as well as on the volleyball court. There are 10 eighth graders and seven seventh graders who contributed to the team’s success. Eighth graders are Samyra Bonds (team captain), Vanaken Williams (team captain), Michaux Gee (team captain), Emily Goude (team captain), Collin Tolbert, Bricen Riley, Mia DeBardelaben, TaQuasia Lampkin, Lydasia Prather and Kaitlyn Davis. Seventh graders are Emily Crosby, Lillian Sumner, Hailey Lamar, Hannah Phillips, Ariaughn Bobian, Quyntessa Tyson, and Diamond Young. These young ladies dominated on the court with their serves, digs, passes, spikes and blocks.
It was very impressive to see a group this young so talented. Beaufort Middle School also recognized the Student-Athlete for the month of September as TaQuasia Lampkin. This was the first year this young lady played volleyball and excelled with 13 kills and 18 blocks in the month of September. The Student-Athlete for the month of October was Samyra Bonds. She is a team captain, setter and two year player for the team. She contributed to the team’s success with her sets, serves, passes and aggressive front line competition.
The coaches for the Lady Gryphons this year were Head Coach Kendra and Assistant Coach Pat Starr. Congratulations to all the ladies for a successful season.