►VIDEO: Lady Dawgs Defeated By Lady Eagles

VolleyballBy SHELIA LANGBARTELS, O.D.

Jefferson’s Lady Dawgs traveled to New Diana for a district volleyball match. The Lady Eagles swept Jefferson in three sets: 6-25, 8-25, 5-25.

In the first set, the Lady Dawgs jumped out to an early 3-0 lead. Senior Ar’Tazia Warren added a kill to advance Jefferson’s lead. The teams traded points until the score was 5-5, but then New Diana took over. Gabi Moore of the Lady Eagles served 14 straight, bringing the score to 5-19, when JHS was finally able to break the serve. The Lady Dawgs managed only one more point in the set, and New Diana won 6-25.

Nia Garrett had an early kill, and the Lady Dawgs kept the score close in the beginning of the second set with a 6-7 tally. . New Diana then scored 6 points in a row, taking advantage of several JHS errors. Jefferson scored one more point before the Lady Eagles finished off the set, 8-25.

Two kills by senior Elaina Langbartels got the Lady Dawgs off to a good start in the third set. Jefferson led by 2 points, but then gave up 15 consecutive points, allowing New Diana to put the set away, 5-25.

Key statistics for Jefferson were:

Mackenzie Jordan – 6 assists
Elaina Langbartels – 3 kills
Hannah Welch – 5 digs

The Lady Dawgs return to Bulldog Gym on Friday, October 5  to take on Daingerfield. Game time has been moved up to 4:00pm due to homecoming.

Watch Jimplecute Sports Columnist Charlie Chitwood talk to the Nia Garrett, Ja’Kaila Ventimiglia, and Mackenzie Jordan about how the team is preparing for the upcoming game against Daingerfield:

 

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