The Irons 8th grade volleyball A-team won 1st place at the Willis Volleyball tournament held this weekend, September 15-16, 2017. The Lady Hawks, led by Coach Lemoine, won their first game on Friday night against Mance Park Middle School. They then defeated Creekwood Middle School, advancing to the championship game against Kingwood Middle School. The Lady Hawks fell in the first match against Kingwood 22-25, but came back strong in the second match, winning 25-13. The Hawks secured the championship with a 15-10 win in the match. Congratulations to Coach Lemoine and the 8th grade A volleyball team!
Coach Stuksa and the 7th grade volleyball A-team fought hard in the Willis tournament as well. They lost their first game on Friday night, but came back strong on Saturday, beating two teams to stay in the tournament and land in the consolation championship bracket. The Lady Hawks had to beat Tarkington to win the consolation. They ended up taking the game to three matches but fell short of winning the consolation by two points. Coach Stuksa is very proud of the team for working hard and not giving up. Way to go Lady Hawks!