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Lady Tigers earn a pair of wins, JV stays undefeated

The T.R. Miller varsity volleyball team picked up its first and second wins of the season Tuesday. The Lady Tigers defeated area opponent Hillcrest in three sets (25-5, 25-4, 25-7), and Jay in three sets (25-15,25-20, 25-8).

TRM’s Alijah Fountain looks to protect the net versus Jay. The JV team won the match in three sets./ Photo by Allison Terrell

“It’s exciting to get two wins back on our home court,” said head coach Terri Lynne Thompson. “We were able to maintain the momentum throughout both matches. Our girls did a great job keeping their energy up, which helps them keep a winning attitude.”

Myra Reiss had nine kills. Steely Ruzic had eight kills. Mary Madison Brown had seven kills. Kaleigh Folsom led the team with 16 assists. Addi Smith and Myra Reiss each had nine aces.

The JV team defeated Jay 2-1 (18-25, 25-10, 16-14).

TRM will host Flomaton in an area matchup this Thursday at the TRM gymnasium. The Brewton Middle School will open its season at 4 p.m., followed by the JV at 5 p.m., then the varsity at 6 p.m.