On Friday, March 1, the Jr. Lady Cardinals traveled to Carrier Mills to face the Wildcats for the first time this season.
“We learned before the match that they were 9-1, and rated first in their Regional, so we looked forward to a competitivematch,” Coach Jaclyn Melton said.
The first set started that way before NCOE’s offense wore the Wildcats down, and the Cards won 25-20.
The Cardinal success continued into the second set and they won 25-15.
The serving was well rounded with Bree Vollman leading the way, scoring 9 points. Jerra Barton had 7, with Avery Black and Hollan Everett each serving 6. Miah Scroggins had 5 and Brynn Warren one.
Everett had 13 kills to lead the attack, and Vollman had 4. One kill each was earned by Scroggins and Barton. Vollman had 13 assists, with Barton adding 2, and one each from Everett and Scroggins.
Defensively, Black and Warren had 6 digs each, as Everett and Barton both had 3, and Scroggins one. Everett had 2 blocks.
The win moved the Cards to 13-3 and 7-0 in the Conference.
The 7th grade game was exciting to the very end of each set, as the Cards found themselves trailing and facing a loss in both sets. And in both they came from behind to win 26-24. In the first set, the NCOE team was trailing 19-24, when Avery Black began her serve and the Cards never lost it. In the second, they were trailing 22-24, when Gracie Allen began her serve and again the Cards kept it.
“It was quite a match, and the girls didn’t give up, and it paid off,” Coach Cathy Black said.
Lauren Poole led the serving with 11 points, as Black totaled 8. Elise Hortin had 5, with Hinsley Everett and Allen having 3, and Mallory Fulkerson served one.
Everett had 6 kills at the net, with Allen having one. Black had four assists.
Defensively, Black recorded 2 digs.
The win moved the Cards 11-0 and 7-0 in the Conference.
The “C” team lost 21-54 in a timed match.
Alivia Zenner led with 5 points, as Mallory Hobbs had 3 and Brooklyn Raymer one.
Hobbs, Mattie McArthy and Aaliya Robinson had one kill each. Raymer, Alexis Rush and Robinson each had an assist.
The “C” team is 4-6-1.
- NCOE’s Five Year Run Winning Own Invitational - October 3, 2019
- NCOE Volleyball teams compete with Flora and Crab Orchard - September 16, 2019
- Cardinals Place Close Second at Fairfield - September 12, 2019
- NCOE Volleyball Begins With Wins - September 5, 2019
- Jr. Cardinal Track fares well at Hamilton County Invitational - April 17, 2019