WSN volleyball falls to Flomaton

Published 8:34 am Wednesday, September 22, 2010

W.S. Neal’s JV volleyball improved their record Thursday on the road at Flomaton while the varsity Lady Eagles lost.
The JV Lady Eagles won 2-1 over the Lady Hurricanes to improve to 6-1 while the varsity Lady Eagles lost 3-0 to drop to 3-6.
In the JV game, Gracee Dixon led with 16 service points, four kills, and two assists while Marissa White had 10 service points and four assists.
“We had a lot of issues with controlling our passes in the first set and we did not play together as a team,” Lady Eagle head coach Britney Shelly said. “In sets two and three, we had more teamwork and enthusiasm which helped keep us focused on our goal which was to win the game. Overall we looked ok and it was a good win for us.”
In the varsity loss, Whitney Douglas led with 17 service points, two blocks, and six kills while Amanda Crawford had 12 service points, two blocks, and seven kills. Malary Booker had 10 service points and four assists.
“We played much better tonight than we have in a long time,” Shelly said. “We hustled and worked together as a team. I am proud of the way we played even though we could not pull out the win.”
In Middle School action, after starting the season 2-0, the W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagle volleyball team finds themselves on a two game losing streak and 2-2 overall after losing at Flomaton Thursday.
W.S. Neal won the first game 25-17 before losing set two 25-19 and set three 16-13 to drop the match.
“We’ve got to get over that hurdle of giving up easy points in close games,” W.S. Neal Middle School Lady Eagle head coach Joe Ellington said. “Our kids have got to realize that in those situations, we have to be the stronger team mentally.”
In game one’s 25-17 win,
Tykeria Nolan and Cheyenne Jackson both led with six service points followed by Ashley Fleming with five, Ashlyn Lambeth with three, Jodi Busby with three and Kendal Clayton with one.
In game two, Fleming led with six followed by Noland and Jackson with three, Lambeth with two, Taylor Burns and Clayton with two and Katelyn Millican with one.
In game three, Jackson led with four, Breanna Woodcock with two, Nolan with two, and Lambeth and Millican with one each.

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