Lady Rebels Defeat Blue Ridge and Fall to Chapman in Season Openers
September 6, 2013James F Byrnes High School
The Lady Rebels played a trimatch Thursday (9/5) night with Blue Ridge and Chapman.
The Rebels came out strong defeating Blue Ridge 2-0 (25-14, 25-16) with strong play from everyone. Destiny Condra-Bogan, Sr, led in kills with 8. Brooke Waldrop, So, and NaScottisha Drummond, Jr, were right behind her with 5 kills apiece. Shianne Adams, So, andAlysa Burke, Sr, distributed the ball as they had 14 and 12 assists. Hannah Fisher, Sr, and Kirsten McCraw, Sr, played strong defense as they picked up 9 and 8 digs. Taylor Guthrie, Fr, served aggressively and had 3 aces.
The Rebels could not keep their momentum in the second match, each time getting off to a slow start and losing 19-25 and 16-25.
Middle blockers Taylor Guthrie, Fr, and NaScottisha Drummond, Jr, both had excellent matches. Taylor led the team with 5 kills, 3 blocks, and hit .364. NaScottisha finished with 4 kills, 3 blocks, and hit .500. Brooke Waldrop, So, also hit and passed well with 3 kills and 9 digs. Alysa Burke, Sr, led in assists with 8 assists. Shianne Adams, So, was just behind her with 7 assists. Kirsten McCraw, Sr, led the defense with 12 digs. Bri Collins, Jr, also played solid defense with 9 digs.
Their next match begins region play. The Lady Rebels will be playing at Boiling Springs on Tuesday (9/10) night.