The Sand Rock Lady Wildcats won the Class 2A, Area 12 Volleyball Tournament championship with a sweep of Collinsville on Monday. Coaches are Johnny Howell and Lisa Bates. Photo Special To The Herald.

SAND ROCK – The Sand Rock Lady Wildcats are headed back to Huntsville as an area volleyball champion.

The Lady Wildcats (36-8) swept Collinsville 25-20, 25-18, 25-22 to clinch the Class 2A, Area 12 tournament title at home on Monday. They’ll play Area 15 runner-up Ider on Friday at 9 a.m. in the Von Braun Center. Collinsville also advances to face Area 15 champion Fyffe, also on Friday at 10:15 a.m.

Savannah Blackwell led the Lady Wildcats in Monday’s area championship match with 13 kills, 12 digs and two aces. August Gilliland added 11 kills and two aces. Audrey Richardson contributed 20 assists. Paige Norris posted 25 digs. Erin Langley came away with 14 assists. Haylie Pruitt had five kills and four aces. Kynleigh Chesnut finished with three kills.