TRM Lady Tigers now 9-1
Published 10:33 am Wednesday, October 1, 2008
By By Adam Robinson – Sports Editor
A tri-match was held Monday afternoon with W.S. Neal High School playing host to T.R. Miller. and Jackson. In the match, the T.R. Miller Lady Tigers improved to 9-1 overall on the season with a 2-0 win over W.S. Neal and Jackson.
W.S. Neal fell to 4-7 as they went 0-2 in the tournament falling to the Tigers and the Aggies 2-0. Jackson beat W.S. Neal and lost to T.R. Miller.
T.R. Miller 2, W.S. Neal 0
The Lady Tigers opened the game with an 11-0 run en route to beating W.S. Neal in game one 25-15 and then 25-21 in game two.
The win put the Lady Tigers at 8-1 on the year winning their eighth straight game.
Taylor Guthrie got things started for the Lady Tigers with 10 straight service points to start the game with an 11-0 Lady Tiger lead. T.R. Miller then held a 15-2 lead and on to a 17-5 lead before W.S. Neal cut the game to 23-14. Miller claimed the 25-15 win. Janel McCorvey added four kills in the win for the Lady Tigers.
For Neal in game one, Brandy Dees had three service points and one ace to lead the Lady Eagles.
In game two, the game stayed close until T.R. Miller took a 17-10 lead after three service points from Elizabeth Nelson.
W.S. Neal narrowed the lead to 21-17 and 22-18 after service points from Caitlyn Blackman, but T.R. Miller took the win 25-21.
McCorvey had four service points and one ace to lead the Lady Tigers as Blackman had three service points and two aces.
TRM 2, Jackson 0
In their second game of the tri-match, T.R. Miller improved to 9-1 with a 25-13 and a 25-15 win over Jackson.
Brandi Kennedy led the Lady Tigers with four service points as the Lady Tigers grabbed a 23-12 lead and won 25-13.
In game two, T.R. Miller busted open a tight game at 6-6 and took a 16-8 lead and a 22-14 lead after four service points from Leigh Margaret Bostic. From there, the Lady Tigers took the 25-15 win.
Jackson 2, W.S. Neal 0
In the third and final match of the night between W.S. Neal and Jackson, the Lady Eagles dropped to 4-7 with a 26-24 loss in game one. Game two's score was unknown, but W.S. Neal did lost 2-0.
In game one, after a tight game early, W.S. Neal claimed an 8-5 win and then a 13-7 lead after service points from Brandy Dees.
Jackson then tied the game at 14-14 and took a 16-14 lead and claimed the win 26-24.