The Coffee County CHS volleyball team welcomed 15 teams to Manchester on Saturday for their annual Southern Slam Tournament. The Lady Raiders were 2 and 1 in pool play to qualify for the Gold Bracket. Coffee County fell in the 1st round of bracket play by eventual tournament champion Lawrence County.
The Lady Raiders opened up with a 2 set win over Fayetteville. Coffee County won by set scores of 25-20 and 25-13. Coffee County then dropped Franklin County in straight sets 25-8 and 25-11. They closed out pool play with a hard fought loss to Columbia Academy losing by set scores of 24-26 and 21-25.
In the Gold bracket, took eventual tournament champion Lawrence County to 3 sets before falling 25-22, 13-25 and 10-15. In the consolation contest, the Lady Raiders dropped a 3 set decision to White County. Coffee County fell 25-20, 23-25 and 13-15.
The Lady Raiders will hit the road on Monday as they travel to Tullahoma for a rivalry matchup with the Lady Cats. First serve is set for 6 PM.