County volleyball tourney still on for Saturday at JDCC

Published 11:01am Friday, October 4, 2013

The 2013 Escambia County volleyball tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 5 at Jefferson Davis Community College with T.R. Miller being the host school.
The T.R. Miller Lady Tiger volleyball team will put their Escambia County volleyball eight-year win streak on the line as the tournament will kickoff at 9 a.m. in Brewton.
T.R. Miller has won the tournament every year since it began back in 2005.
T.R. Miller and W.S. Neal will begin play at 9 a.m. and will be followed by Flomaton and Escambia County at 10 a.m.
T.R. Miller will then play Flomaton at 11 a.m. followed by W.S. Neal against Escambia County at noon.
At 1 p.m. p.m., T.R. Miller will play Escambia County and at 2 p.m., Flomaton and W.S. Neal will finish the tournament.
All matches in the tournament will be best two-of-three.
So far this season, T.R. Miller is 8-5 overall and W.S. Neal is 5-8.
T.R. Miller is 2-0 against Flomaton this season and is currently 2-0 against W.S. Neal.
T.R. Miller has no games scheduled with Escambia County this season except for the tournament.
W.S. Neal is 1-0 against Flomaton and 0-2 against T.R. Miller,
The Lady Eagles do not play Escambia County this season other than the tournament.
The Escambia County volleyball tournament began back in 2005 and every year since the tournament began, the T.R. Miller Lady Tiger volleyball team has been crowned tournament champion.
The Lady Tigers won their eighth straight championship last year in Brewton as the tournament was played at JDCC for the first time.
Last year, the Lady Tigers started the tournament with a 2-0 win over W.S. Neal, winning 25-23 in set one and 25-18 in set two.
In their second match of the day, T.R. Miller defeated Escambia County 2-0, winning set one 25-14 and set two 25-21.
In their final match against Flomaton for the county championship, the Lady Tigers won 2-0 to get the championship. The Lady Tigers won 25-12 and 25-18.
Overall, T.R. Miller took first place in the tournament with a 3-0 record followed by Flomaton in second place with a 2-1 record and W.S. Neal in third place with a 1-2 record. Escambia County placed fourth as they went winless at 0-3.
In other tournament games last year, Flomaton defeated Escambia County 2-0 (25-16 and 25-13. Flomaton defeated W.S. Neal 2-1 (20-25, 25-10 and 15-7). In the final game of the day, W.S. Neal defeated Escambia County 2-0 (28-26, 25-16).
A trophy will be presented to the first place team Saturday and concessions will be provided by the JDCC volleyball team.
In case of a tie, a tie-breaker of head-to-head will come first followed by the fewest points allowed over the entire tournament.

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