TRM volleyball gets wins in Andalusia Monday
Published 8:24 am Wednesday, September 17, 2014
From staff reports
T.R. Miller’s volleyball team beat Andalusia 2-0 in a regular-season volleyball contest Monday night.
The Lady Bulldogs fell 12-25, 21-25 to the Lady Tigers, dropping their record to 3-2 on the year.
Alexis Lawrence led Andalusia with eight kills.
In other varsity action, Andalusia’s Stephanie Watts had 14 service points. Keyasha Corner led the team in kills with five.
In the T.R. Miller varsity’s 2-0 win, Amelia Peach had seven service points and four kills in set one. Brittany Warren added three service points and three kills, Grace Ruzic had two service points and six assists and Lizzy Pollitte finished with three service points.
In game two, Pollitte had four service points and Mykayla Harrison had five kills. Steely Ruzic chipped in four service points and five assists.
T.R. Miller Lady Tiger head coach Greg White said his team did a great job on the net and hitting the ball.
“We forced them to play defense most of the match and that didn’t allow them to set up and run their offense,” he said. “I thought we played pretty solid on offense and defense and we made some very good plays.”
In junior varsity action, the Lady Tigers won 25-15, 25-16. In the second game of JV action, T.R. Miller won set one 25-8 and set two by a score of 25-12.
In the first game for the JV, in set one, Myra Reiss led with seven service points and four assists. Bethany McDonald had six service points and Anna Kate Brittain had six kills.
In the second set of game one, Reiss, McDonald, and Alexis King had four service points each. Brittain had two service points and four kills while Mary Madison Brown had two service points and two kills. Katelin Salter had six assists.
In the second match of the day, Brittain had six service points and five kills in set one. Brown added four service points and three kills and Reiss had two service points and four assists.
In set two, Reiss had eight service points and five assists while Salter had seven assists. Brown chipped in seven service points and four kills, Brittain had six kills and Salter had six assists.
The win improved the JV squad to 9-2 overall while the varsity improved to 6-1.
In middle school action, Brewton Middle School went 1-1 on the day to see their record go to 7-1.
BMS lost game one to Dauphin Middle School out of Enterprise by a score of 2-0. BMS lost set one, 25-20, and set two, 25-21.
Head coach Kim Owens said her team had chances to win.
“We have served well all year, but tonight wasn’t our best effort,” she said. “They were a well-rounded team. It was an exciting match, and I wish we had an opportunity to play them again. It was good for both teams.”
In the second game of the day against Andalusia, BMS won 2-0. The Lady Tigers won 25-20 and 25-13.
“We did a much better job in the Andalusia match,” Owens said. “We had good serving and played together more as a team.”
TRM WILL HOST FLOMATON MONDAY AND THE GAME WILL BE THEIR ANNUAL PINK GAME FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. ALL FANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO WEAR PINK ON THAT DAY.
(The Andalusia Star-News contributed to this story.)