Dallas Wilson CFNN Volleyball Reporter

Colt’s Volleyball has been hot lately on a 7 game win streak, losing only 3 sets of their last 24 total sets. Unfortunately, The streak ended this week against Grays Creek.

Coach Bruner giving the team some confidence in a timeout.

On Tuesday, October 1, Grays creek defeated the Colts again (3-0), clinching the conference title. The next day, on the road for a rematch against West Johnson, the Colts drop another game in three sets. 

The first meeting between Cape Fear and Gray’s Creek in volleyball was on August 29th. Gray’s Creek walked away with a 3 set sweep as they’ve done to the majority of their opponents this season. 

The Lady Bears are 15-0, winning 45 sets out of a total of 48. Needless to say, Gray’s Creek means business when they step on to the court. 

Hannah Spexarth getting ready to serve it up!

“Our offense needs to step up and be more consistent, ” said senior Taylor Melvin. “ We have something really good, but we have to put it to use.

 The lady Colts have a few things that they need to work on mentally as well. 

“ We need all 6 girls that are on the court to get the heart and the want to be there,” said senior Marlie Horne. “ We need that spark of energy and the upper-classmen are they key to creating the spark.” 

The Colts are dependent  on Terry Sanford to come up on the short end of their match tonight against Gray’s Creek. This will leave the Colts locked in to 2nd place in the Patriot Athletic Conference, clinching a spot in the conference playoffs as a #2 seeded team.