Pictured are the tournament winning River Lady Pilots. Front row, from left to right: Katie Straub, Allison Bennett, Morgan Mahoney, Candace Caldwell and Macey Ladyga. Second row: Lindsey Huffman, Emily Taylor, Hailey Nevins, Myla Ivey and Cortny Sapp. Not pictured: Lauren Flannery.

River volleyball wins Paden City tournament

The River volleyball team recently competed in the 14th annual Paden City Stars & Spikes Volleyball Tournament Saturday, June 30 at Paden City.

The Lady Pilots opened against Frontier, dropping straight sets 25-21 and 25-22.

River rebounded with a 25-19, 25-17 victory over Valley and took down Paden City 27-25, 25-16 to finish pool play second.

In the tournament that followed, River defeated Frontier 25-21, 25-15 to advance to the championship.

In the final, River topped Paden City 25-17, 25-16 to win the tournament crown.