Cougars clip Indians to win 3A West championship

HICKORY — When undefeated Carson collided with unblemished St. Stephens on the volleyball court Tuesday, you knew something had to give.

The Lady Cougars (34-0) won a battle of volleyball titans against the Lady Indians in four sets to advance to Saturday’s 3A state championship game in Raleigh.

St. Stephens finishes its volleyball season with a 27-1 overall record.

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.