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Jayvees make quick work of GW

South Boston News
SoVaNow.com / September 19, 2013
Halifax County High School jayvee volleyball made quick work of district rival GW-Danville Tuesday night in South Boston.

The Comets won, two games to none, by scores of 25-16 and 25-4.

Christy McFadden had four kills and nine attacks, with five good passes. Amber Moore had 16 aces, 21 good serves, 19 service points and 14 good sets.

Denia Rauls had one ace, a good serve, one service point, three kills and eight attacks, with ten good passes.

Breanna Anderson had one ace, two good serves, and a service point. Kirsten Doss added a pair of aces, three good serves and three service points. Heather Griles had one ace, three good serves, three service points, one kill, three attacks and three good passes.

Mackenzie Lawter had two good serves, one service point, and 14 good sets. Rebecca McCormick added an attack and a good pass.

Rose Spainhour had one good serve, two kills and three attacks.

Haley Wooding had two aces, five good serves, one kill, three attacks and three good passes.

Head coach Jessica Martin said, “Amber Moore served quite a few in a row ... she pretty much led the match.

“We’re passing better and better since the beginning of the season. We’ve kept our serves in ... for the most part we served much better,” Martin said.

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