Hoover finishes the season with a 39-11 record after losing a close one to Bob Jones in the semifinals of the 7A State Tournament in five sets: 25-21, 11-25, 16-25, 25-17, 10-15.
Earlier in the day, Hoover defeated Auburn in four sets in the quarterfinals, 25-15, 18-25, 25-13, 25-8, to advance to the final four.
Amiyah King led the Bucs with 85 assists, 17 digs, seven blocks, and three aces for the tournament. Freshman outside hitter Rya McKinnon led the offense with 39 kills and added nine digs, six blocks, and six aces. Gabbi Essix and Caroline Raybon added 20 kills and 15 kills, respectively. Senior libero Mackenzie Martin led the defense with 70 digs and tallied six aces. Eva Guenster added 15 digs and six aces.