Eagles win streak up to 5
SHILOH —The North Dorchester High volleyball team defeated Parkside in five sets 25-19, 22-25, 25-13, 22-25, 15-7 Wednesday, Oct 11, to increased its wining streak to five game.
The Eagles are now 7-3 overall and 5-3 in the South Bayside.
SHILOH —The North Dorchester High volleyball team extended its winning streak to five with a five-set victor y 25-19, 22-25, 25-13, 22-25, 15-7 over 2A Parkside Wednesday, Oct 11.
The Eagles are now 7-3 overall and 5-3 in the South Bayside. Leann Asplen led the team with five kills in the match. Georgie Turner and Savanna Nossick each added four kills apiece. Karlie Allen notched a team-high seven aces, and Brooke Harding recorded five aces.
“It is huge to get a win against a team like Parkside,” said Eagle head coach Carol Hubbard. “We’ve been on a really good roll here. To continue this momentum against a 2A school means a lot.
“The atmosphere was great tonight,” she added. “Parkside had a great crowd. We had a great crowd. When they got up, they were loud, but our girls kept battling and got the momentum back on our side. We feed off the atmosphere tonight.”
North Dorchester jumped out to a 13-3 lead in the first set, then held off a charge by the Rams to take the set. The Rams closed to 21-18, but the Eagles recorded three-straight points off Jenna Usilton’s serve. Asplen ended the set with a kill.
Usilton and Turner help North Dorchester take a commanding 19-9 lead in the third set with a 10-2 run. Usilton began the run with a kill to break Parkside’s serve. With Turner serving, the Eagles scored six consecutive points.
In the fifth set, the Rams narrowed the North Dorchester lead to 8-7, but a kill by Turner gave the serve to her teammate Karlie Allen.
The Eagles then ran off six consecutive points, including three aces from Allen, to win the match.
“We didn’t give up on a single volley tonight,” Hubbard said. “Georgie had a lot of big points for us tonight. She can do it all. Her, Leann and Savanna played great against a much bigger Parkside frontline.”
North Dorchester’s Leann Asplen reaches high for the ball and scores a point for the Eagles against Parkside Wednesday, Oct. 11.
North Dorchester’s Brooke Harding slides on her knee to pass the ball to a teammate against Parkside Wednesday, Oct. 11.
North Dorchester’s Georgie Turner sets the ball for a teammate against Parkside Wednesday, Oct. 11.