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Hallsville volleyball finishes regular season with winning record

Posted on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:28 am

As the regular season ends, the Hallsville Indians volleyball team heads into post season play with a winning record of 19-6-2.

As they showed, October 15, when the Indians hosted the Fulton Hornets, it did not come easy. In the first set, it was back and forth but the Indians couldn’t hold on and fell 26-28. In the second set, the Indians came out strong with ace serves and kills that put them up quickly 11-1. The Indians were able to dominate the second set, winning 25-13, and forcing a third set. The third set was much like the first but the Indians were able to regain composure and finish the job, winning 25-22, and taking the match win (2-1).

Jade Melton moves to save against California.

Stat Leaders:

Makenzie Sorrels – 23 Service Receptions and 16 Digs

Fiona Burke and Ashlyn Hough each had 15 Assists.

Jade Melton – 15 Kills

Ashlyn Hough and Emily Leer each had three ace serves.

After that Hallsville had a busy schedule, duel matches included: Southern Boone, to whom they lost in two sets

They also competed October 19 at the Versailles Invitational. They lost to California in two; beat Capital City in two; Crystal City, a 1-1 tie; Linn, Mid-Buchan and Smithton, all of whom they beat in two sets except for Smithton, whom they beat 2-1.

October 21 they played at Tipton where they won in two.

They returned home October 22for senior night and hosted California, whom they lost to in three sets: 25-16 and 25-16, while beating them once, 25-23.

Head Coach Monica Melton said her team winning record seeds them second in the district behind Hermann. Hallsville begins district play 6 p.m., October 29 in Montgomery County. The Lady Indians and Hermann both received first-round byes.