Mid-State Toyota “Athletes of the Week” SWRMS Cougars

Stephanie King

The middle school volleyball season came to an end this week after several great games. Teams battled it out the past two days in the tournament and the tournament champion is this week’s Mid-State Toyota “Athlete of the Week”. After picking up three wins in two days, the SWRMS Cougars are this week’s Mid-State Toyota “Athletes of the Week”!

After claiming the regular season championship, the Lady Cougars entered the tournament as the number one seed. On Friday, SWRMS took down SERMS to set up a semifinal match-up against the NERMS Huskies on Saturday. The Lady Cougars easily defeated the Huskies in two sets in the first semifinal. SWRMS earn set wins of 25-15 and 25-9. The Cougars had their work cut out for them in the championship game as they faced off against the ATMS Lady Bulldogs. SWRMS would take the first set 28-26, but dropped the second set 20-25. It would all come down to the third and final set as they Cougars rallied together for a 15-9 win to take the match 2 sets to 1.

The Cougars were a dominate force all season and capped off their season not only the regular season championship, but also the tournament title.

Congratulations to the SWRMS Lady Cougars volleyball team on being named this weeks Mid-State Toyota “Athlete of the Week”!

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