NCOE had no down time as Wayne City came to town to challenge the Cards the very next night. (March 12).
But the home team was up for the challenge, as they won 25-7, 25-13.
"We served aggressively and our offense was on point," Copach Melton said.
Poole led all servers with 12 points. Bishop had 8 points with Everett and Sutton serving 7 points each. Emily Cox had two points with one each being served by Laney Cawthron, Hayes and Wilson.
Everett again led the attack with nine kills. Bishop chipped in four, Sell had two and Wilson one. Wilson also had 12 assists and Everett one.
Defensively Bishop, Hayes, and Sell had one dig each.
The 8th grade moved to 13-1 on the season.
The 7th grade had to work harder for their win as they went three games for the first time this season. But they were able to hold off the Indians and win 19-25, 25-13, 15-13.
"The girls played without Evie again, but stepped up to pull this one out," Black stated. Karnes led the scoring with 10 points as Black and Aleksa Hall followed with seven points. Wells and Hayes had two points each as one point apiece was served by Neal, Frymire, Roser and Haley Dagley. They recorded 16 aces in total, which gave them an edge.
The team recorded few kills as Hayes had two with Black, Wells, and Karnes having one each. Karnes had two assists with Wells, Black and Hayes recording one each.
The win gave the 7th grade an 8-2 overall record.
The "C" game also went NCOE's way as they came from behind to win 33-29.
Aleksa Hall and Madison Cozart shared scoring honors with six each. Two points apiece were served by Dagley, Emma Gwaltney, Kennedy Cook and Madyson Barton. One point was added by Makayla Healy.
Offensively, Dagley, Healy and Zeppelyn Fiala had one kill each.