Bears beat Red Devils in SD-7 tournament final

NEWTON — Bunker Hill and Newton-Conover had met twice on the volleyball court this season, each earning a victory.

The two teams met again on Tuesday — this time with the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tournament title on the line.

The Lady Bears (19-6) won the “rubber match” between the two schools in four sets to claim the 2013 SD-7 conference tournament championship.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.