Mid­dle School Vol­ley­ball: LaFayette aces Lake­view test

Walker County Messenger - - Sports - By Scott Herpst

The LaFayette Lady Ram­blers got big nights at the ser­vice line from Shel­ley War­ren and Shelby Mad­den in last Tues­day’s straight set sweep of vis­it­ing Lake­view.

In the opener, the Lady Ram­blers led 8-6 when War­ren stepped to the line.

She never left as she clicked off 17 con­sec­u­tive ser­vice points to end the open­ing set and give LaFayette the 25-6 vic­tory.

Then in the sec­ond set, Mad­den reeled off 12 straight points in the mid­dle of the match to give her team con­trol for good as they went on to a 25-10 win.

Bella Brown and Kylie Grant both earned 100 per­cent on serv­ing and pass­ing, while Grant had four aces to­tal.

Brit­tany Aguero also served at 100 per­cent, as did Mad­den, who also picked up six aces and an as­sist.

Alex Wysong fin­ished with five kills, while War­ren had five as­sists and also fin­ished with 100 serv­ing. War­ren ended the night with nine to­tal aces.

Lake­view got three aces from Madi­son Dorsey and two kills and an ace from Rachel Lopez in the loss.

Taliyah Hol­land and Aren Moss both had one kill and Moss also added a block, while Madi­son Smith also served up an ace.

The JV match saw the Lady Ram­blers pick up a sweep, 25-9 and 25-8.

Mad­den, Kenedy Ludy, Sierra Cun­ning­ham and Michaela Baker all con­nected on 100 per­cent of their serves and all had at least one ace. M

ad­den picked up two as­sists, Ludy added one as­sist, Michaela Baker had two kills and Cun­ning­ham recorded one kill. Erin Ball and Kylie Grant also had aces for LaFayette.

Ringgold beats Chat­tanooga Val­ley, Dade County

The var­sity Ringgold Lady Tigers needed three sets, but fi­nally got past Chat­tanooga Val­ley on Tues­day. The Lady Ea­gles won the opener, 25-19, but Ringgold would claim the final two sets, 25-23 and 25-16, to win the thrilling con­test.

Cady Hel­ton had four aces for Ringgold, fol­lowed by Hai­ley Head­rick and Al­li­son Wolf-Driver with three each. Ma­claine Donovan had two aces. Iley Barnes added one, while Barnes and Des­tiny Cavin were praised for their de­fen­sive ef­forts.

For the Lady Ea­gles, Annabel Hill had seven kills. Bai­ley Fowler had five kills and four digs, while Paris Shel­ton had three kills, three aces and a dig. Lexie Young served up four aces. Koda O’Dell had four digs and a kill, while Bekak Is­bin­ski also had

a kill.

Asia Sil­mon col­lected three digs, while Madi­son Len­non and Han­nah Ma­son had one each. Kay­dence John­son, along with Len­non and Sil­mon were stand­outs at the set­ter po­si­tion.

In the JV match, Ringgold won in two sets, 25-20 and 25-22.

Tahj Griggs and Erin Har­vey had four aces apiece for the Lady Tigers. Alexis Brack­ett recorded three, while Sophia Pat­ter­son, Sarakate De­berry, Tif­fany Cavin and Em­mie Chilton all added one.

Molly Pickard had three aces for CVMS, fol­lowed by Tia Maf­fett and Alyssa Wooten with two each. Bri­anna McQueen and Emily

Ens­ley each fin­ished with two digs, while Sara Friar and Cait­lyn Smo­lik were stand­outs at set­ter.

The Lady Tigers claimed a three-set vic­tory against Dade County this past Thurs­day, win­ning by scores of 25-11, 9-25 and 25-5.

Hel­ton had a team-high six aces for Ringgold (6-3), fol­lowed by Head­rick with three. Ash­lyn Rober­son and Barnes served up two aces apiece. Donovan and Des­tiny Cavin each had one ace. Cavin and Barnes paced the team in kills with two and one, re­spec­tively.

In the JV match, Ringgold won 25-11 and 25-9.

Chilton had eight aces. Griggs recorded three while Har­vey, Bethany Cavin and Brack­ett had two each. Jenna Pease had one ace.

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