Lady Tigers heat up; win streak now five
Published 9:48 am Monday, September 10, 2007
They have a new coach and new system. They have had to rebuild their lineup. Their top hitter is maybe out for the season with a knee injury.
All that has not stopped the Lady Tigers from quickly rebuilding their foundation. After T.R. Miller dropped two of its first three matches to start the season, the Lady Tigers have responded with a five-game winning streak.
The fourth and fifth games in that streak came Thursday when T.R. Miller swept a tri-match at Jackson.
The Lady Tigers (6-2) downed Escambia County for the second time in three days 25-19, 25-12 in the opener.
Michal Hubbard and Morgan Hubbard both served up a team-high six points to lead the winners in set one, while Rachel Bostic added five.
Rachel Bostic led the way in set two with eight points, while Morgan Hubbard, Janel McCorvey and Elizabeth Nelson all added five.
T.R. Miller rallied to beat the host Jackson Lady Aggies in the second match 23-25, 25-12, 25-4.
Leigh Margaret Bostic led T.R. Miller in set one with seven points.
Janel McCorvey had a seven-point service string to lead T.R. Miller in set two, while Michal Hubbard had a five-point run in set two.
A nine-point service run by Rachel Bostic sparked T.R. Miller in the decisive third set win. Nelson and McCorvey each had six-point runs.
T.R. Miller came away with a tri-match sweep Tuesday at Monroe County.
The Lady Tigers avenged an earlier loss to Monroe County in the opener, as they notched a 25-20, 25-18 victory.
Teralyn Moore had seven points, while Emily Waters and Taylor Guthrie each had five to pace T.R. Miller in the first set.
Rachel Bostic and Natalie Neal both had seven points to lead the Lady Tigers in set two, while Morgan Hubbard added five.
The Lady Tigers downed Escambia County 25-10, 25-9 in game two.
Rachel Bostic and Morgan Hubbard each had six points to pace T.R. Miller, while Michal Hubbard added five in the first set.
Leigh Margaret Bostic had a 10-point service run to lead the Lady Tigers in set two, while Elizabeth Nelson had a five-point run.
The Lady Tigers return home Monday for a match against Jay, Fla. Play starts with a middle school match at 4 p.m. followed by the junior varsity at 5 p.m. and the varsity match at 6 p.m.