This week’s Retro Cedar Ridge Red Wolf of the Week is junior middle hitter Cameron Lanier. In 2020-2021, Lanier was a starter for the Cedar Ridge volleyball team’s Big 8 Conference Championship team. For the week starting November 30, Lanier had 13 kills and three blocks in a 3-1 win over East Chapel Hill in Hillsborough. Lanier had a strong season that helped ascend Cedar Ridge to the 2nd round of the 3A State Playoffs. She was second on the team with 68 kills and led the squad with 19 total blocks. In the Red Wolves’ 3-0 win over Union Pines in the opening round of the state playoffs, Lanier had seven kills, two aces, five blocks, and two digs. Cedar Ridge will start the season with three games next week. They will open at East Chapel Hill on Tuesday before hosting Riverside in a long-awaited home opener on Thursday. On Friday, the Red Wolves will travel to defending 3A State Champion D.H. Conley, who handed Cedar Ridge its only loss last season in the 2nd round of the 3A State Playoffs. Cedar Ridge will host Person in its Central Carolina Conference opener on August 31.