Lady Gator Volleyball Team Splits Region Contest

Lady Gator Volleyball Team Splits Region Contest

The Lady Gators Split in Region Play

 

The Lady Gator volleyball team was home after returning from a road playdate. On Tuesday, the Lady Gators faced New Hampstead HS and Statesboro HS in their first region match of the season. Facing off against New Hampstead, the Gators were successful in winning the first match 25-15 and 25-16. However, in the second match, the Gators would fall to Statesboro HS by the scores of 25-19 and 25-22. "Despite the loss, the girls played hard until the last point of the match," said Head Coach Alesia Gibson. "After the game, the girls were able to self-evaluate themselves and their mistake. We gathered as a team to talk about what was needed correct our errors. These young ladies are special and realize that tough losses will only make them strive to get better," said Gibson. 

Our JV Lady Gators lost to the Lady Devils of Statesboro HS. The Gators won the first game by the score of 25-20, but the Lady Devils would battle back and take the second game 25-15. In the third and deciding game, the Lady Devil would prevail 15-8 to win the match. "As a team, we are struggling on finishing the game," said Coach Chari Malone. "As a team, we will continue to practice on finishing the task."

The 9th Grade Lady Gators added another win to their column. They defeated the Lady Phoenix of New Hampstead HS. The Gators defeated the Lady Phoenix in two straight sets (25-18, 25-17). "These girls are young, but very completive," said Coach Hannah Bennett. "We will continue to work hard on improving our skills and fundamentals of volleyball."   

All the Lady Gators will be in action on Thursday. They will host Colquitt County HS and Toombs County HS in the Gator Den with game time starting at 4:00pm. Please come out and support these young student-athletes. 

 

VARSITY STATS

Trinity Norwood – 2 digs, 2 assists, 5 kill, 2 aces

Kennia Kirksey – 2 kills

Valencia Baker –  5 kills, 6 assists, 2 digs, 1 dig

Grace Sirmons – 6 assists, 2 aces, 1 kill

Maddy Harwell – 1 dig

Janaiza Daniels – 4 digs

Arellia (Dot) Fuentez – 1 kill, 5 digs, 2 aces

Princess Alston - 3 kills

Zhane Ellis – 2 aces, 3 dig

Ziare Eillis – 3 kills

Saniyah Patterson – 3 digs

JV STATS

Chasity Dill – 2 aces

Mekenah Dill – 3 digs

Gracie Gill – 4 aces, 1 assist

Kelsey Griffin – 1 dig

Perla Hernandez – 1 dig

Paige McKinney – 1 kill

Janyra Moss – 2 digs

Megan Robertson – 1 ace, 1 block

Camryn Starr – 1 ace 

Kortney Tatum – 1 ace, 2 dig

Alexis King – 1 ace, 1 kill

9th Grade STATS

Briton Borg – 2 kills

Mollie James – 1 ace 

Aryel Kimmel – 2 aces

Lydia Merritt – 5 aces

Love-Rachel Mobley – 1 dig

Khloe Pearson – 1 ace

Brooke Register – 7 aces

Shuler Kourtney – 1 dig 

Madison Tyre – 1 dig