Miller volleyball loses in semifinals to Cottage Hill in tourney
The T.R. Miller Lady Tiger volleyball team competed in a tournament in Saraland this past weekend against Daphne, Mary G. Montgomery and Mobile Christian in pool play, before competing against UMS-Wright and Cottage Hill in single elimination games. Miller lost to Daphne before defeating Mary G. Montgomery and Mobile Christian. TRM defeated UMS-Wright 2-0 and lost to Cottage Hill in the semifinals 1-2.
TRM 1, Daphne 1 (Pool play)
Leading the team was Mallori Floyd with 11 digs and 4 kills; Allie Nelson with 13 digs, 2 ace serves and 4 kills; Steely Ruzic with 9 digs; and Hannah Lisenby with 6 kills.
TRM 2, Mary G Montgomery 0 (Pool play)
Leading the team was Allie Nelson with 4 kills 4 ace serves; and Myra Reiss 8 digs.
TRM 2, Mobile Christian 0 (Pool play)
Leading the team was Grace Ruzic with 5 kills; Steely Ruzic with 5 kills and 6 digs; Mallori Floyd with 7 digs and 1 ace serve; and Allie Nelson with 9 digs and 3 ace serves.
TRM 2, UMS-Wright 0 (Single elimination game)
Leading the team was Allie Nelson with 6 aces and 10 digs; Grace Ruzic 5 kills; and Mallori Floyd 11 digs and 3 kills; Madison Douglas; and Steely Ruzic with 5 kills.
TRM 1, Cottage Hill 2 (Single elimination game)
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Leading the team was Allie Nelson with 8 kills.
“There was some good volleyball on both sides of the net,” said coach Terri Lynne Peacock. “We did a great job playing together as a team and staying focused. We knew how important it was to play in the lead and not have to fight from behind. I was proud of the intensity we carried throughout the tournament.”
On Thurs., Sept. 15, the middle school, JV and varsity picked up wins against Flomaton. The middle school won 2-0; JV won 2-0; and varsity won 3-0.
The varsity is 3-0 in the area. Senior Taylor Austin led the teams with 11 kills.