The Cedar Ridge volleyball team captured its second straight conference championship on Tuesday night. Last year, the Red Wolves won the Big 8 Conference title. This year, it’s the Central Carolina Conference title. Cedar Ridge improved to 17-1, 10-0 in the CCC with a 3-0 win over Eastern Alamance at Red Wolves Gymnasium. The Red Wolves got big games from junior Melissa Benkowitz, an East Chapel Hill transfer who registered 100 kills in Cedar Ridge’s first 14 games. Another valuable newcomer is sophomore Addie Reid at middle blocker. This season, Reid has 16 blocks, which leads the team. On Thursday, Cedar Ridge will travel to Elon to face Western Alamance. The Red Wolves will then participate in a tri-match at Chapel Hill High School on Saturday morning with some of the best teams in the state. For starters, Cedar Ridge will face undefeated Green Hope. Then the Red Wolves will face J.H. Rose, who is 14-1. Rose is ranked #2 in the current 3A East Region RPI standings, only behind Cedar Ridge.

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