Lady Mohawk Volleyball Update
With just less than a month before district tournament time, the Piggott Lady Mohawks continue to battle through the tough regular season. In the past week the Tribe visited Ridgefield Christian and gained a split, hosted Trumann for a sweep and Monday night split with Hoxie on their home floor. The Tribe was also scheduled to be in action at home Tuesday evening, as Newport visited PHS, although final scores and stats were not available as of press time.
The junior and senior squads traveled to Jonesboro on Tuesday, Sept. 12, for a conference set with Ridgefield Christian and gained a split on the day.
In the early contest the Lady Warriors junior high team prevailed over the Tribe in three sets, as the Mohawks fell 25-22, 13-25 and 5-15.
But, in the nightcap the Lady Mohawks were never tested, as they took the match in straight sets, 25-14, 25-16 and 25-17 for the win.
On the night Carlie Vancil was 18 of 19 serving with two aces; Madison Rahn had 20 assists, six digs and three kills; Lexi Herren had 12 digs; Hannah Powell finished with 10 digs and five aces; Emily Trosper had five digs, four kills and two blocks and Ally Kilbreath finished with five kills and two digs in the win.
Thursday, Sept. 14, the Trumann Lady Wildcats visited PHS and were swept by the Tribe. In the early game the Junior Lady Mohawks rolled in straight sets, 25-13 and 25-11.
Leading the way as Macy Williams with 12 assists and an ace, while Annalee Massey had six digs and five kills; Claire Bellers had three aces and three kills and Maddie Reeves contributed three kills in the win.
The senior squad also took their match with Trumann in straight sets, winning 25-12, 25-11 and 25-19.
Rahn had another strong game for the Mohawks, recording 18 assists, five kills and five digs in the process. Meanwhile, Trosper had 5 kills and two aces; Powell had nine digs, Harley Earnheart had six kills and Herren recorded four digs and an ace.
Monday night the league-leading Hoxie Lady Mustangs visited PHS and split a pair with the Tribe. In the early match the Junior girls rolled over their visitors for the second time this year, winning easily 25-5 and 25-18. On the night, Reeves had five kills and four aces; Massey finished with eight kills; Elise Gossett had six aces and Williams had 15 assists and an ace in the win. The seventh grade and junior “B” matches also went to the Mohawks.
But, in the late match the undefeated Lady Mustangs remained unbeaten with a three set win as the Tribe rell 23-25, 18-25 and 16-25.
On the bright side, Vancil was 100 percent serving with two aces; Rahn had 24 assists and five digs; Powell finished with 19 digs and Taylor Seal had five kills and two digs in the loss.
In addition to Tuesday's home contest with Newport, the Tribe is scheduled to be on the road at Harrisburg on Thursday with all teams in action. They're slated to visit the Brookland Lady Bearcats next Tuesday, Sept. 26, and will host the Westside Lady Warriors in non-conference play on Thursday, Sept. 28, at PHS.