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Lady Lions find focus against Central

SoVaNow.com / October 10, 2012
The Halifax County Middle School volleyball team dropped its first match to Central Tuesday, but the Lions quickly regained their focus.

HCMS lost game one, 25-15, but prevailed in the next three, by scores of 25-18, 25-22 and 25-13.

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Christy McFadden - 9 serves; Haley Wooding - 9 serves, 1 kill Mackenzie Lawter - 11 serves, 1 assist; Anna Clowdis - played the front well; Olivia Noblin - 4 serves; Leigh-Anne McCormick - played well on the back; Katie Cole - 1 serve; Amber Moore - 14 serves, 2 aces, 2 kills, 2 assists; Calli Neal - 6 serves; Rose Spainhour - 15 serves; Aliyah Chandler - 2 serves; Sierra Nunn - 6 serves, 2 kills; Carol Fears - 1 serve.

“The team did very well to defeat such a skilled team as Central. The girls really had to work as a team and put their skills to play. We look forward to the last three games of the season,” said Lion coach Kacey Whitt.

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