Lady Mohawk Volleyball Teams Remain Busy

Thursday, August 31, 2017
The Lady Mohawk senior volleyball squad celebrates a point during the Harrisburg matches at PHS. Pictured are, from left; Emily Trosper, Ally Kilbreath, Carlie Vancil, Hannah Powell, Taylor Seal, Harley Earnheart, Madison Rahn and Emily Massey.
TD photo/Tim Blair

All three Lady Mohawk volleyball teams have remained busy in regular season and tournament play.

Last Tuesday the junior high hosted MacArthur Junior High from Jonesboro and fell 18-25 and 14-25. On the night Maddie Reeves had eight digs and two kills; Macey Williams had four digs and an ace; Annalee Massey had six digs and two kills; Claire Bellers had two digs and five kills and Jacy Featherston had three digs and one kill.

Thursday evening the Lady Hornets of Harrisburg visited PHS, and split the night. In the early games the Lady Mohawks took the seventh grade contest and the junior girls swept their visitors 25-13 and 25-8. Reeves had seven aces, five kills and three digs; Bellers finished with three aces, three kills and two digs; Emma Shaw had a pair of kills and Williams handed-out 19 assists.

As for the senior girls, they dropped their match in four setsówinning the first 25-18 then falling 17-25, 16-25 and 22-25. Emily Trosper paced the team with 10 kills and Madison Rahn dished-out 21 assists.

Seventh Grade Tourney

The Lady Mohawk seventh grade squad played in the Brookland Tournament Saturday, falling to Nettleton in the consolation semi-finals. Earlier in the day in pool play they beat Marion and Paragould while splitting a pair with Trumann. On the day the squad looked good, playing against the much-larger schools.

In pool play Grace Hooten had six aces and four kills and was 41 of 44 in service; Haley Seal had four aces and two kills and was 24 of 27; Alyssa Manor had three aces and five kills and was 7 of 11; Emma Langley had three aces and was 13 for 17; Ryleigh Lathum had two aces and was 22 for 27; Dixie Book was 6 for 11 and Tamia Davis was 1 for 2.

The Mohawks were seeded fourth in the gold bracket and took on Greene County Tech in the first round, falling in three sets. The Mohawks took the first 25-23, then fell 11-25 and 2-15.

Manor had two kills and was 3 for 3; Hooten had a kill and was 9 for 10; Lathum and Langley each had an ace while Seal was 6 of 7 in service and Book was a perfect 4 for 4.

With the loss the Lady Mohawks moved into the consolation bracket, where they fell to Nettleton 2-1 in the semi-finals. Winning the first set 25-22 they dropped the second and third 23-25 and 10-15.

Hooten finished with three kills and was 10 for 11; Langley was 12 of 13 with four aces; Manor was 6 for 7 with three kills; Book was 6 of 7; Lathum was 9 for 10 and Seal was 8 for 10.

Pocahontas

All teams were in action Monday night at Pocahontas, including the seventh grade. On the night Langley had two aces and was 3 for 5; Lathum was 9 for 11 with five aces and one kill; Hooten was a perfect 10 for 10 with five aces; Manor was 3 for 4 with two aces and two kills; MaKenzie Grider had a kill; Alyssa Blair was 1 for 2 serving and Davis was 0 for 1 from the line.

The junior girls rolled in their match with the Lady Redskins, winning 25-16 and 25-11.

Williams had 21 assists and 3 aces; Reeves recorded 8 kills, six digs, five aces and an 88-percent passing rate; Bellers had nine kills and six digs; Massey had four digs and an 86 percent passing effeciency while Shaw finised with four digs.

In the nightcap the senior squad fell to their hosts in four sets-13-25, 10-25, 25-22 and 16-25.

Rahn had a strong night with 28 assists; Lexi Herren had 10 digs and two aces; Hannah Powell had 14 digs; Trosper recorded seven kills; Taylor Seal added four more and Ally Kilbreath had six kills and four aces in the loss.

Tuesday night all teams were in action at PHS as the Brookland Lady Bearcats came to town and swept the night. All teams will also be on the road today, Thursday, Aug. 31, at Westside and are slated to visit Cedar Ridge on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

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