Senior Jenna Andrews (23 assists) sets the ball for sophomore Anna Knight, setter/outside hitter, against Stewart County in the season opener on August 16, 2022 (Photo: Angie Camper)
On Tuesday, August 16, the Sycamore Lady War Eagles opened up volleyball season in a home match against Stewart County. Both varsity and junior varsity swept their matches, winning 2-0 and 3-0 respectively.
Freshman outside hitter, Lexi West, goes for the hit in the home opener against Stewart County (Photo: Angie Camper)
Varsity Leaderboard: Stewart Co.
Aces: Gaibri Allen- 6
Kills: Izzy McPherson- 13
Assists: Jenna Andrews- 23
Passes to Target: Izzy McPherson- 5
Digs: Gaibri Allen- 13
Junior Varsity Leaderboard: Stewart Co.
Aces: Lexi West- 9
Kills: Eryn Langley- 3
Assists: Violet Geldner- 6
Passes to Target: Lexi West- 5
Digs: Kendall Walls- 10
Sophomore Izzy McPherson, outside hitter, ended the game against West Creek with seven aces (Photo: Angie Camper)
Riding the high of their wins against the Rebels, the ladies from Pleasant View traveled to West Creek the next day, and their on-court efforts yielded the same results against the Coyotes. Sycamore's freshman team also made their debut, securing a 2-0 win over West Creek.
Varsity Leaderboard: West Creek
Aces: Izzy McPherson- 7; Anna Knight- 5
Kills: Izzy McPherson- 14; Gaibri Allen- 6
Assists: Jenna Andrews- 9; Anna Knight- 9
Passes to Target: Izzy McPherson- 15; Raegan Hunter- 6
Digs: Raegan Hunter- 20
Solo Blocks: Izzy McPherson- 5
Junior Varsity Leaderboard: West Creek
Aces: Lexi West- 11; Eryn Langley- 4
Kills: Lexi West- 9; Emma Wayne- 5
Assists: Violet Geldner- 15
Passes to Target: Emma Wayne- 6; Gabby Altom- 5
Digs: Emma Wayne- 15; Lexi West-9
Sycamore junior Gaibri Allen goes up against a tough Creek Wood team (Photo: Angie Camper)
The War Eagle winning streak came to an end on Wednesday, August 18, when they took on a talented Creek Wood team. The Red Hawks sent both varsity and junior varsity back to Pleasant View without winning a single set.
Varsity Leaderboard: Creek Wood
Kills: Izzy McPherson-8
Assists: Anna Knight- 7
Passes to Target: Gaibri Allen- 11
Digs: Raegan Hunter- 21
Junior Varsity Leaderboard: Creek Wood
Aces: Lexi West- 1
Kills: Lexi West- 1; Belle Gwyn- 1; Eryn Langley- 1; Violet Geldner- 1
Assists: Violet Geldner- 6
Passes to Target: Lexi West-5; Gabby Altom- 3
Digs: Emma Wayne-5
"The girls started off strong in the first week, despite ending it with a tough loss to Creek Wood," said Assistant Coach Abby Hagar." They are doing a great job learning how to play together on the court while having a good time."
Heading into their second week of play with a record of 2-1, the Lady War Eagles will face Harpeth, Cheatham, and Fairview.
The '22 Lady Knights Volleyball Team
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