Edmonson Voice Staff
Granville Meredith, Contributor, Photos
It was a great turnout at ECHS last night as the Lady Cats celebrated "Dig Pink," which was for cancer awareness, Senior Night, and to honor some special people. The Freshmen and JV teams both won easily in two sets each. Seniors Logan Evans and Julie Sullivan were honored for the years they and their families have been a part of Athletics at ECHS. They were presented medallions from Assistant Athletic Director Mike McClintic as well as gifts from their teammates and the volleyball boosters.
As the senior festivities closed, the team announced that last night's play would be in honor of ECHS student Shirley Mae Jaggers, who is currently fighting cancer, and four-year old Hallie Jane Stice, also a cancer patient. Shirley Mae and Hallie Jane were each honorary co-captains for the game, so Halie's older sister, nine-year old Kennady Stice stood in for the both of them. Upon player introductions Head Coach Heather Ritter temporarily stepped down and put Kennady in as Head coach for the night.
Before the start of the game there was a moment of silence for Tammy Jaggers Duncan, an avid ECHS athletics booster, who lost her life Sunday night in a tragic vehicle accident.
There was a special feeling in the air as the Lady Cats won handily over the Lady Raiders of Hart County in two short sets. The dig pink night was a great success and ECHS would like to thank all the sponsors, volunteers, families, and the fans for their support.
ECHS volleyball coaches, parents, players and family send their thoughts and prayers to the Duncan family.