W.S. Neal shows promise in Brewton tournament

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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By: Josh Dutton

The W.S. Neal Lady Eagles put up a strong effort in 2019 T.R. Miller Summer Volleyball tournament at Brewton Middle School.

W.S. Neal came out strong in the first match of the day.

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The Lady Eagles opened up the day with a big win over Northview.

W.S. Neal jumped out front in the opening match and went on to a 2-0 win.

In junior varsity action, the Lady Eagles fought T.R. Miller to the finish, but fell 2-0 to the Lady Tigers.

T.R. Miller jumped out front in the first set and picked up a 25-13 win.

W.S. Neal wasn’t going to go down without a fight as they came storming out of the gate in the second set.

T.R. Miller was up 9-8 before a surge from the Lady Eagles put W.S. Neal 12-11.

T.R. Miller then tied the game 12-12.

The Lady Eagles then went on a scoring streak to go up 15-12.

The game between the Lady Eagles and the Lady Tigers continued to go back-and-forth.

T.R. Miller battled back to tie the game 19-19.

T.R. Miller went up 22-19 before the Lady Eagles moved closer to make the score 22-21.

However, T.R. Miller went on to win the set 25-22 to win the 2-0.

In middle school action, Andalusia Junior High School knocked off W.S. Neal 2-0.

Andalusia jumped out front in the opening set and went on to a 25-15 win.

W.S. Neal made things interesting in the second set.

The Lady Eagles kept things close, but fell 25-15 in the second set.

In varsity action, W.S. Neal knocked off the Andalusia Lady Bulldogs 2-1.

Andalusia went up 3-1 in the first set, but then things got close.

Both teams continued to battle as W.S. Neal tied the game 21-21.

The Lady Eagles then took a 23-22 lead.

The game went back-and-forth for a few more points before the Lady Eagles were able to pull away for a 28-26 win.

In the second set, Andalusia went up early and pulled away for a 25-14 win to force game three.

W.S. Neal and Andalusia battled back-and-forth in the third game as the Lady Eagles picked up a 17-15 victory to win the match 2-1.