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2012-10-18 / Sports

Lady Eagles Sting Academy

by Mike Organ


Johna Alford and an unidentified teammate block an Academy hit. 
PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. Johna Alford and an unidentified teammate block an Academy hit. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. Lexington defeated Academy in three games Saturday afternoon 25- 23, 25-11, 25-20 and, maintained their hold on first place in the District 22- AA volleyball race. The Lady Eagles made many errors in the first game, as the Lady Bees played their hearts out in trying to beat the district leaders. Lexington met every challenge and kept the Lady Bees at bay.

The first game was tight, with Lexington getting the final point.

Lexington asserted themselves in game two, using kills by Johna Alford, Karley Wren, and Aleece Moerbe to stop the Bees. Lexington learned how the Bees were attacking and had backline players in position for the Bee sting attempts. Lexington was able to swat them back to the net for some Bee killing spikes.

Game three saw Academy get out to an 8-5 lead before Lexington got to playing. The Lady Eagles rallied back to take the lead at 11-10 and then kept the Bees in arrears the rest of the match. The final point in this game was competitive as Lexington forced an Academy error.


The Lexington Lady Eagles 7A VB team won first place in the Rockdale tourney held last Saturday. Pictured are Deadi Doan, Clare Siegmund, Madison Iselt, Taylor Paulk, Kaitlyn Washington, Rayghan Stewart, Keanna Clemons, Brittany Krenek and Kegan Walch. The team is coached by Marla Mitchell. 
PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. The Lexington Lady Eagles 7A VB team won first place in the Rockdale tourney held last Saturday. Pictured are Deadi Doan, Clare Siegmund, Madison Iselt, Taylor Paulk, Kaitlyn Washington, Rayghan Stewart, Keanna Clemons, Brittany Krenek and Kegan Walch. The team is coached by Marla Mitchell. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. Lexington is now 10-1 in district play with three matches left in the season. Lexington’s season match record is 23-5. The Lady Eagles are now ranked as the #9 team in the state in volleyball.

The Lady Eagle Freshmen won their match in three games 17-25, 30- 28, 25-14. The Lady Eagle JV also won their match in three games 16-25 25-16, 25-14.

These are the varsity stats for the Academy match: Johna Alford- 11 kills, 6 digs, 2 blocks; Brittany Nickel- 1 kill; Kristen Boettcher- 2 kills; Madi Bexley- 6 digs, 1 ace; Karsen Ross- 24 assists, 3 digs, 2 aces; Chelsea Nadeau- 1 dig; Karley Wren- 2 kills, 1 dig, 1 block, 2 aces; Aleece Moerbe- 8 kills, 6 digs, 1 block, 5 aces; and Meghann Wrinkle- 2 kills, 4 digs, 2 blocks, 2 aces.

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