Mikayla Haden – 11 – 3

Above Photo:  Junior Mikayla Haden goes for a kill against Flowery Branch on Thursday night at Buford High School.  Photo – Alicia Couch Payne

BUFORD — The Buford varsity volleyball team hosted both Norcross and Flowery Branch in their home opener on Thursday night at Buford High School.  Buford took on Norcross (3-3) first and beat them with set scores of 29-27 and 25-16.  The Wolves then took on the Flowery Branch Falcons (0-6) claiming victory in both sets going 25-12 and 25-6.

Leading the kills on Thursday night for Buford was junior Mikayla Haden with 14.  Not too far behind Haden was Camryn Carlton with 9 kills. Sophomore Polly Cummings started off her varsity team career with 38 assists.  Leading the defense was senior Macy Upshaw with 14 digs.

Buford’s overall season record is now 7-0.  On Tuesday, August 25, Buford will play at Greater Atlanta Christian Academy against GAC and Jefferson.  Their first game against GAC begins at 5 p.m. and they take on Jefferson at 6 p.m.

— Staff Reports

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