Lady Tiger volleyball improves with wins

Published 7:13 am Wednesday, September 10, 2008

By Staff
Both the T.R. Miller Lady Tiger junior varsity and varsity teams defeated Pleasant Home Thursday night in Pleasant Home.
The JV team won 25-12 and 25-23 while the varisty won 25-19, 25-15, and 25-4.
With the wins, the JV team improved to 2-0 while the varsity improved to 2-1.
In the JV game one, Leah Brundidge had 10 service points and Emily Waters and Miranda McNamara had four service points each.
In game two, Brundidge opened up with eight straight service points and Gerri Samuel had five service points to help in the win.
In the varsity game one, Janel McCorvey lead all servers with seven service points and Elizabeth Nelson added six service points.
In game two, Natalie Neal controlled the service line with eight service points. With T.R. Miller down 8-5, Taylor Guthrie scored six in a row to make it 10-8 T.R. Miller. With the score 18-15 T.R. Miller, Natalie Neal finished off the Eagles with seven straight service points that included four aces.
In game three, Janel McCorvey opened the game with six service points to give Miller a 6-0 lead. With the score 12-4, Taylor Guthrie had 11 straight service points to give the Tigers a lead of 23-4. Brandi Kennedy scored the final two points to give T.R. Miller the 25-4 victory.
In recent Brewton Middle School action, the Brewton Middle School Lady Tiger volleyball team improved its record to 3-0 with a 2-0 victory over the W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagles on Tuesday.
The Lady Tigers won 25-15 in game one and 26-24 in a close second game.
In game one, W.S. Neal started out with a 7-0 lead until Laurel Billy scored four in a row to make it 4-7 W.S. Neal. Audrey Hamric then scored five in a row to make it 9-8 Brewton Middle School.
The game went back and forth and was tied at 15 when Karissa Nelson scored 11 straight service points to give Brewton a 25-15 win
In game two, Brewton Middle School took a 4-0 lead behind Billy’ s four straight service points. The game was close the rest of the way until W.S. Neal went up 24-22 with a game point situation. Karissa Nelson reeled off four straight service points to get the 26-24 Brewton Middle School victory.
Scorers for W.S. Neal were not known as of press time.