Mady Noble & Mary Shroll repeat at the CatBox Sand Volleyball Classic
March 24, 2019 by Andy Morales, AZPreps365
CatBox Beach Volleyball Classic
Mar. 23: Ironwood Ridge & Canyon del Oro
Mady Noble and Mary Shroll finished 7-0 to capture the pairs Open Gold Championship at the CatBox Classic held at Ironwood Ridge High School on Saturday. The Corona del Sol duo also won the tournament last year.
The standouts defeated Haley Carrington and Samantha Drewry of Basha 25-13 in the championship match. The pairs battled back and forth early but Corona del Sol slowly pulled away from a 4-4 tie for the win.
Only a junior, Noble teamed up with current University of Oregon freshman libero Brooke Nuneviller to win the first state pairs championship in AIA history last year. Schroll is a senior and the two are hoping to improve upon their semifinal finish as a team last year in the Division I state playoffs.
In other action at Ironwood Ridge, Xavier’s Shea Sciarappo and Grace Lincoln defeated Miranda Uribe and Bianca Devitas of Salpointe 21-16 to win the Open Silver Division. The Highland pair of Bhakta and Lewis, won the Open Bronze Division over Basha’s O’Meara and Rosales 21-14.
Competition also took place at Canyon del Oro High School and Katherine Anthony and Anita Hiler defeated Kaiessa Sounart and Maddie Mortenson of Corona del Sol 21-14 to win the Select Gold Division. Arizona College Prep’s Kennedy Orr and Emma Byrd defeated Gilbert’s Beyman and Herman 21-17 to win the Select Silver Division. Ironwood Ridge standout Lindsey Thornton and Sydni Soloway won the Select Bronze Division over their teammates Gabrielle Suarez and Hannah Tarpley 21-9. Desert Vista’s Amara Horton and Laney Lohman defeated Rubie and Bootsma 21-6 to win the Select Contender Division.