Gardendale maintained a perfect record within its area and secured a lock on hosting the area tournament, thanks to a 25-20, 25-17, 25-12 victory at Minor on Thursday.
Haley Hardman had seven kills and three blocks, and Katy Belcher added seven kills and one block for the Rockets.
Sarah Brewis served seven aces. Haley Horn and Lauren Poe tallied 11 digs each.
Corner sweeps Hanceville: The Yellow Jackets tinkered with their lineup a bit, moving Leslie Blackmon from middle blocker to libero, as they scored a 25-12, 25-12, 25-20 win over the visiting Bulldogs on Thursday.
Blackman had 14 digs, while Andrea Debord recorded 10 kills. Lillie Blackmon served five aces and Amy Jaggers had four, plus seven assists.
Torches blast Cullman Christian: Susannh Tucker had nine digs, while Elizabeth Osborne totaled three kills, three blocks and an ace and Addie Salyers served three aces in Tabernacle Christian’s 25-6, 25-18, 25-22 win over Cullman Christian in an ACEAA match played on Tuesday.