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Oct. 17 Volleyball roundup

Comets top Asheboro

Ledford won the second and third sets, but couldn’t hang on in a 25-13, 22-25, 19-25, 25-23, 15-12 loss to Asheboro in the Mid-Piedmont Conference tournament championship match at Asheboro on Wednesday.

Alis Syer had 10 service points and two aces for the Panthers, who ended up as the league’s third seed. Alyssa Doby added 12 points, two aces and 27 assists, Jessie Hayworth added 10 points, with two aces, and seven kills, and Kayla Leach had 10 kills.

The Panthers visit Lee County in the first round of the 3-A state playoffs Saturday; the time has not yet been determined.