Thursday, Jan. 7, the Jr. Lady Cards travelled to Thompsonville for their first away match of the season.
And lightning struck twice – only a year apart. After winning the first set 25-5 and Thompsonville scoring the first point in the second set, Bree Vollman stepped back to serve for the Cards and never lost her serve. The squad won 25-1.
“Last year Hallie Roper served out the game on the same side and in the second set,” Melton said. The first set was also 25-5.
Vollman ended with 30 earned points and it took only two other servers on the night. Morgan Bryant had 14 and Miah Scroggins 3.
Hollan Everett had 6 kills and Vollman had 4 assists with Scroggins having one.
Brynn Warren had one dig and Everett one block.
The Cards are now 4-0.
The Jr. Varsity came in prepared for battle as they remembered they had barely won the previous match 16-14.
“The girls knew they were going to have to pass better than last time,” Black said. “And they did a better job.” She added.
As first server, Lauren Poole led the scoring with 9 points followed by Elise Hortin with 7. Six points each were served by Hinsley Everett and Mercedes Hise. Gracie Allen had 3 and Avery Black one.
Offensively, Everett had 3 kills and one kill each was recorded by Hise, Allen, Black and Mallory Fulkerson. Poole had four assists with Black adding 2 and Everett one.
Defensively, Fulkerson and Black had one dig each.
The JV is also at 4-0 on the season.
The C team also won 49-27 in a timed match.
Aaliya Robinson recorded 9 points and Mallory Hobbs and Brooklyn Raymer had 8 each. Alivia Zenner had four points and Briley Poole 3. One point apiece was scored by Mattie McArthy, Alexis Rush and Reagan Goebel.
Robinson also had two kills with Hobbs and Zenner recording one. McArthy, Goebel and Poole had one assist each.
The C team in now 2-2 on the season.