The Lady Yellow Jackets downed Van Buren County 25-18 and 25-16 for their first win of the season September 1. They lost to Warren County the same day and then got a win last Thursday over Sequatchie County to improve to 2-5 on the season.
“I am so proud of the girls this week. I changed the rotation up for the Tuesday game to try see if it would work better and the girls stepped and played strong. At Sequatchie they came ready to play and showed what our team really looks like, I think we found our stride at Sequatchie and the girls played with so much heart that is what all teams need to be successful. We want to build on this and play next week just a strong,” said Coach Jessica Childers.
In the Van Buren win, Kasey McFarland had 2 blocks and 2 kills. Kayla Pleasant notched 3 kills, 2 digs and an ace. Kaila Elsea made 2 kills, 1 dig, 3 aces and 2 blocks. Haile Monroe had 2 kills and a dig. Megan Haynes made 6 digs 1 ace and 6 assists. Taylor Floyd registered 6 kills, 2 digs and a block. McKayla Gill made 2 kills, 4 aces and 5 assists. Kristin Weaver had 4 kills and 5 assists.
In the following game, Grundy lost to Warren County 12-25 and 10-25. Megan Haynes made 5 digs. McKayla Gill notched 1 dig, 3 aces, 1 block and 2 assists. Emily Blaylock had 2 digs.
Grundy downed Sequatchie County 25-23, 25-22 and 25-9. Taylor Floyd scored 1 ace, 4 kills, 1 block and 8 digs. Halie Monroe had 3 kills, 1 assist, 2 blocks and 2 digs. Megan Haynes made 5 assists and 3 digs. Kaila Elsea had 9 kills, 1 block and 3 digs. McKayla Gill scored 3 aces, 1 assist and a block. Faith Haynes had 1 kill, 2 assists and 8 digs. Kristin Weaver made 3 kills, 3 assists and a dig. Kasey McFarland had 1 ace, 4 kills and a dig. Kayla Pleasant made 4 digs.
The junior varsity lost to Sequatchie the same day 14-25 and 24-26. McKinley Thomas had 3 digs and Cate Layne had 2 digs. Emily Blaylock scored 4 aces and had 5 digs. Taylor Dees scored an ace, 1 kill and 3 digs. Gracie Scissom made 2 aces, 1 block and 2 digs. Caitlyn Crabtree made 1 ace, 1 assist and 2 digs.
The Lady Jackets played at home Tuesday against Chattanooga Christian. Thursday they Travel to Notre Dame with action beginning at 4:30 p.m. Get out and support the Lady Yellow Jackets this week!