Hoover (24-7) started the morning off in pool play with a tough loss to Enterprise in three sets: 25-20, 23-25, 14-16. The Bucs bounced back and finished pool play with a win over Huntsville, 25-20, 25-17, earning a second place finish in the pool. The Bucs then lost to Mountain Brook in the quarterfinals of single elimination bracket play in two: 16-25, 23-25.
Amiyah King led the Bucs with 109 assists, 25 digs, and one ace. Rya McKinnon led the offense with 45 kills, 23 digs, six blocks, and two aces. Gabbi Essix and Caroline Raybon added 30 and 20 kills, respectively. Mackenzie Martin led the defense with 40 digs and tallied three aces. Amelia Auchmuty and Ali Durban added 25 digs each.
The Bucs will play again on Tuesday in a tri-match against Chelsea (6 pm) and Ramsay (7 pm) at Ramsay.