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WSN volleyball split versus UMS

Thursday evening WSN JV and varsity volleyball was in action against UMS-Wright. Neal JV beat UMS in three seats; 25-21, 21-25, 15-10.

Leading the team was Caitlin Hartsel with 13 service winners, 7 aces and Alliada Crapp with 7 service winners.

The win improves Neal JV to 3-1.

Neal varsity lost to UMS in straight sets: 6-25, 12-25, 14-25.

Marishia Fraser led the team with 5 kills.

Neal head volleyball coach Jason Blaney believes his team was out of sync early. “We started off slugglish and UMS took us out of our game,” Blaney said. “We started to realize in the second set that we could play with them and kept improving each set. It is early and we know what we have to work on. We’ll continue to work and improve through our practices.”

With the loss Neal varsity is now 1-5 overall.

Neal middle school, JV and varsity will play home against Flomaton on Tues., Sept. 15 at 4, 5 and 6 p.m.

Neal middle school, JV and varsity will play home against rival T.R. Miller on Thurs., Sept. 17 at 4,5 and 6 p.m.