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Lady Lions continue record of success with another win

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HCMS spikers Hailie Lawhorn (2) and Olivia Noblin (5) work together in Thursday action. (David Conner II photo)
SoVaNow.com / September 30, 2013
The record of success continued Thursday for the Halifax County Middle School spikers. The Lions swept three sets from Nottoway, by scores of 25-19, 25-20 and 25-22.

In the first set, Leigh-Anne McCormick had two good serves. Olivia Noblin had two good serves and seven assists. Katie Cole had four good serves. Calli Neal had one good serve and seven assists. Aliyah Chandler had three good serves and one kill.Sierra Nunn had four good serves and two kills. Brittany Clark had one kill.

In second set action, Olivia Noblin had eleven assists. Katie Cole had nine good serves and one assist. Calli Neal had two assists. Aliyah Chandler had four good serves and two kills.Sierra Nunn had two good serves, including one ace, and two kills. Carol Fears had three good serves, including one ace, and she had one assist.

In third set action, Raegan Ridgeway had two good serves. Olivia Noblin had four good serves and three assists. Katie Cole had two good serves. Calli Neal had six assists. Aliyah Chandler had six good serves. Sierra Nunn had six good serves, including one ace, and two kills.

“Nottoway is a formidable opponent with outstanding serving skills. The Lady Lions had to bring everything they had to the court tonight, and I’m proud of their persistence and determination,” wrote Lion coach Lori Meadows.

“During the second game, Nottoway had a lead of 12 to 3. HCMS was able to make a comeback after several excellent serves by Carol Fears, Katie Cole, and Aliyah Chandler. The team was able to build momentum from the serving, along with wonderfully executed plays, to finish the set with a score of 25-20,” Meadows wrote.

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