Lady Eagles now 3-3 with recent loss

Published 9:29 am Wednesday, September 24, 2008

By Staff
The W.S. Neal Lady Eagle volleyball team fell to 3-3 last week with a 3-1 loss to Northview in Northview. The Lady Eagles lost game one 26-24, lost game two 25-20, got in the win column and forced a game four before taking a 25-19 loss.
In game one, Brandi Deese led with eight service points in the loss in game one.
Casey Wilson finished with six.
In game two, Megan Pence led with 10 service points.
In game three for the Lady Eagles, Pence had eight service points and Amanda Crawford finished with five.
In game four, Deese led with five service points and Megan Pence had four along with four from Casey Wilson.
Wilson also had 10 kills and five blocks in the match and Caitlyn Blackman had eight kills and three blocks in the match. Sydney Andrews had five aces and Amanda Crawford had four.
“I think that the team played hard tonight and hustled. At times we played like a team and other times we fell apart,” W.S. Neal Lady Eagle volleyball coach Britney Shelly said. “We had several opportunities to take the lead and win the game but made a lot of silly mental mistakes that cost us the game. Overall I think our hustle is there we just need to work to refresh ourselves on a few basic volleyball skills.”
In JV action for the Lady Eagles against Northview, the Lady Eagles fell 2-1 and dropped to 1-3 on the season.
W.S. Neal lost game one 25-17, won game two 27-25 and then fell in game three 15-11.
In game one Britta Wood finished with seven service points and Brittany Burch finished with four.
In game two Athena Davis led with nine service points and Haley Lum finished with seven.
In game three, Alia Fountain led with three service points along with Britta Wood who finished with three.
Davis had five aces, five kills and two blocks in the loss for the Lady Eagles. Bridgette Ackerman had four kills and one block. Alia Fountain had three kills and one block.
W.S. Neal was scheduled to take on rival T.R. Miller on Tuesday in Brewton. The Lady Eagles will have a home game today at 3 p.m. against Central and then a home game against Flomaton on Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. with JV and 5 p.m. for varsity.

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