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Struggles continue for varsity volleyball, fall to Patrick, jayvees pick up win

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Katie Cole keeps the ball in play Thursday in HCHS varsity volleyball against Patrick County.
SoVaNow.com / September 24, 2018
Halifax County High School varsity volleyball continued its struggles in Piedmont District action, losing to Patrick County at home Thursday night, 3-0

“Tale of two teams,” said coach Tiffany Bratton. “I keep talking about being inconsistent, but we are completely inconsistent.”

Halifax seems to have a mental block between its work in practice and the games.

Halifax played well and did not finish in crucial moments during game one. PC played well and controlled game two.

Halifax rallied in the third game, showing the characteristics of solid volleyball. Halifax did well controlling the ball.

But PC regained the momentum in the final game.

PC won 25-23, 25-17, losing the third game, 25-20, before the Cougars rallied with a 25-16 win in the finale.

As for stats leaders, Jeri Tyler and Trinity Martin led with points scored. They both had nine apiece.

Katie Cole led with ten kills.

Leigh Anne-McCormick led with 13 assists. Tyler and Cole had five digs apiece.

JAYVEE REPORT: The jayvees won in three games and improved to 6-3.

Halifax won the game by pulling out a dramatic victory in the third game.

Coach Meg Bane said Halifax played well in the first game, with its passing game intact. Halifax got sloppy in the second game.

But Halifax regained its momentum in the third game. Madison Barnes did well to help lead the team.



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