The JV lost a heart-breaker to Boiling Springs yesterday, 2-1; winning the first game 25-22 and losing the second and third games in "overtime," 26-28 and 14-16. Assist leader was Jessica Sanders, Fr, with 13 assists. She also added 12 digs, 2 aces and 1 kill. Alysa Burke, So, also had a strong night with 5 assists, 4 digs and 2 kills. Anna Brockman, Fr, had a big game with 7 kills and 4 aces while Bri Collins, Fr, added 5 kills and had no hitting errors. Becca Schell, 8th, came out strong in a new position and added 9 digs, 1 kill and 1 ace.
The Varsity beat Boiling Springs 3-1 (25-17, 21-25, 25-23, 25-22). Leading the way for the Lady Rebels was Kirsten McCraw, So, who had a 3 aces, 16 kills, and 17 digs. Caroline Shin, Jr, and Hannah Fisher, So, provided great serve receive and defense finishing with 19 and 18 digs. Kristen Dodge, Jr, also had a great defensive performance as she led in digs with 21 and added 6 kills, 14 assists, and 3 blocks. Morgan Allen, Jr, had a strong blocking night as she led the Rebels with 4 blocks, 17 assists, and 17 digs. Lauren Ziegler, Sr, also had a strong play at the net with 10 kills and 3 blocks. Charrion Morgan, Jr, had one of her best hitting nights with 8 kills.
Spartanburg Herald Journal has published an article about the match. Click the link to view the article.
The Lady Rebels will be playing in the Southside Christian Tournament this weekend and will return for Region on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at Mauldin. Currently, the team is in a three way tie for 2nd in the region and hopes to finish strong as they play each region team again.
September 28, 2011
by Katie Boyd