Caty Hawkins wouldn’t be denied Monday night.
Hawkins, a senior setter/outside hitter for Shelby County who has missed the past month of the season, returned to lead the Rockets to their first victory over Collins.
Her seven aces and seven assists, along with her leadership, helped Shelby County top the host Titans, 25-21, 25-19.
"She wasn't backing down tonight," Shelby County Coach Felicia Pace said of Hawkins. "She's a believer, and if she believes, she brings the other ones with her.