Ashley Hall knocks off eight-time defending state champion Porter-Gaud

Ashley Hall knocks off eight-time defending state champion Porter-Gaud
The Ashley Hall volleyball team captured the SCISA 3A state volleyball championship Monday night at TD Arena. The Panthers defeated eight-time defending state champion Porter-Gaud in straight sets 3-0. (Edit User)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The streak has ended: the Ashley Hall volleyball team beat eight-time defending state champion Porter-Gaud 3-0 Monday night to capture their first state title since 2009.

VIDEO: Ashley Hall wins SCISA 3A state volleyball title

The match was close throughout. The Cyclones held an early lead in first set before the Panthers came back to win 26-24.

The second set was just as tight. Ashley Hall used a Mattison Matthews block to clinch the second frame 25-23.

Matthews hit her stride in the third set. The University of Virginia commit blasted home a kill to win the third set 25-18 and give the Panthers their 12th title in program history.

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