UNIONVILLE — The Community Viqueens battled in each set of their District 9-AA semifinal tournament volleyball match against the top-seeded Lawrence County Lady Cats Tuesday night, but the …
UNIONVILLE — The Community Viqueens battled in each set of their District 9-AA semifinal tournament volleyball match against the top-seeded Lawrence County Lady Cats Tuesday night, but the Viqueens could not gain the upper hand as the Lady Cats ended Community's season with a straight set victory.
Community (15-14) could not sustain a couple of key Lady Cat rallies in each of the first two sets.
With a strong net game, Lawrence County pulled away to win the first set 25-13 and continued with a 25-15 victory in the second set.
The Lady Cats pulled out to a 12-2 lead and looked ready to win with ease in set three before the Viqueens mounted a rally.
Facing elimination, Community cut the Lawrence County margin to 16-13 before the Lady Cats found their groove again with a 4-0 run to pull ahead 20-13.
The Viqueens got as close to 20-15 before the Lady Cats closed the match with a 25-17 win.
It was the final game in a Viqueen uniform for seniors M.J. Simmons, Abi Brown, Paige Simmons, and Jacey Collier.
M.J. Simmons, Brown, and Lizzy Beasley were named to the District 9-AA All Season team.
Lawrence Co. 3, Community 0
Set scores: 25-13, 25-15, 25-17
M. J. Simmons 8 kills, 5 blocks, 2 digs, 4 assists
Jacey Collier 3 kills, 2 digs
Abi Brown 7 digs
Paige Simmons 2 kills, 1 dig
Lizzy Beasley 4 kills, 3 digs, 1 ace
Izzy Martinez 2 kills
Breanna Grooms 1 dig, 6 assists
Kassadie Mack 1 dig, 3 assists
Addison Cothran 1 dig, 1 ace
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