Volleyball Ends Season vs. Calvary Baptist in Round One of GHSA State Playoffs

MACON, Ga.- The First Presbyterian Day School volleyball team (10-15) dropped its first three games in the best-of-five series against Calvary Baptist on Thursday, October 18 in Round One of the GHSA Class A State Playoffs to end its first season of competition in the GHSA.

The Vikings dropped game one 25-10, game two 25-15 and game three 25-15.

In game one, Calvary jumped out to an early 10-1 lead. The Vikings would cut the lead in half to 14-7, but it was not enough in game one.

In game two, the Viking lead for the first portion of the game, however Calvary Baptist responded to go on a 15-5 run to end the game at 25-15.

For game three, FPD was down in an early hole 7-1, but fought back to within one point at 8-7. Calvary Baptist, however, went on a 10-2 to scoring run to but the game virtually out of reach for FPD.

With the 2012 season in the books, the Vikings can look back with a sense of accomplishment by making the GHSA State Playoffs in just the first year of varsity competition.

FPD seniors Abby Deckbar, Katy Hall and Bonnie Scurry depart the program leaving a strong foundation for 2013 and beyond.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics, home to multiple region and state championships in both the GISA and GHSA, strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while continuing to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. Now a member of the GHSA, the Vikings have continued to provide FPD athletes, coaches, fans and spectators a positive, Christian environment on a daily basis. For more information, visit and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting