The Lady Raiders played their best volleyball to date in the opening day of the 2013 Area Tournament on Thursday, October 10 at Creekview High School. Using solid defense and outstanding offense created a well-balanced attack. Autumn Lipscomb had a tremendous night offensively and Cali Geoffrion led the way defensively. The Lady Raiders went 3-1 on Thursday and continue tournament play on Saturday, October 12 at 10am at Sequoyah High School.
Lady Raiders defeated Forsyth Central 2-0 (25-13, 25-14) to start tournament play
The Lady Raiders fell to #2 seeded Creekview 0-2 (21-25, 21-25) in the second match of the evening
Now in the loser's bracket, the Lady Raiders eliminated Kell 2-1 (25-13, 20-25, and 25-17)
In the final match of the evening, which would determine who would continue in area play, the Lady Raiders faced an equally determined Cambridge team. Riverwood took the first game of the match 25-13; Cambridge took the second 25-18. Cambridge took a quick lead in the rubber match; however, the Lady Raiders slowly chipped away and scored point after point for a come from behind 25-23 victory.