Oakwood off to solid 3-1 season start
The Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles controlled the action from the outset and swept a best-of-three home match against Mountain View Christian Academy (Ala.) last Monday night, winning by scores of 2514, 25-5 and 25-13.
Raleigh Suits had seven straight service points in the opening set, while Annika Green served up 11 consecutive points in the second set.
Green and Lexie Asher each finished with six kills, while Suits and Lily Green had five each. Amelia Michael had four digs. Charity Bankston collected three kills, while Layla Rogers and Mary Ownby each added one.
In the JV match, OCA won 25-18 and 25-18 with Rogers closing things out with seven straight points on serve.
Natalei Raines had a team-high five kills, followed by Olivia Guest and Lily Green with three each. Green also had a block. Other contributors included Suits (1 kill), Michael (1 kill) and Emilee Teague (1 dig).
Annika Green had 11 kills and Asher finished
with seven as the Lady Eagles earned a 2519, 25-10, 25-11 sweep at Cleveland (Tenn.) Christian this past Thursday.
Bankston had four kills, Lily Green added three and Elliana Hammond finished with two. Hammond had 10 service points in a row in the third set to help put the match away.
Ownby had three kills and a dig. She also served up eight straight service points in the second set to help the Lady Eagles pull away. Teague had two digs and a kill, while Guest added a kill.
OCA (3-1) will host CAYA Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. On Thursday, they will join Apostolic of Maryville for a trimatch at Apostolic of Knoxville as SCAA league play continues.
Soccer Eagles scores first win
The Oakwood Christian Academy Eagles picked up their first co-ed soccer victory of the season with a 4-0 win at Tennessee Christian Prep in Cleveland, Tenn. this past Thursday.
Caleb Epperson, Thomas Buckles, Ryan Scarbrough, and Ben Freeman all found the back of the net, while Garrison Baggett and Connor Shankles combined for the clean sheet in goal.
“We are seeing improvements with every game,” head coach Tony Vona said. “The gap is truly closing.”
OCA (1-2) will host the CAYA varsity squad Tuesday night at 6 p.m. On Friday, they will entertain Rhea County Academy at 6 as tehy look to avenge last month’s road losses to both schools.