After a slightly jittery start, the volleyball Lady Panthers settled down and swept the visiting Gallatin County Lady Wildcats, 3-0, in their season opener, Aug. 9.
Carroll squeaked out a tight 25-22 win in game one and commanded the serve in game two, winning 25-11. Sophomore Kelly Layton scored five points off the serve, while sophomore Stevie Ogburn added three more. Senior Ashley Gentry scored two points late for Carroll, including an ace.
In game three, both teams hunkered down for a battle.