SHS girls pick up area wins

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 1, 2011

Straughn’s Courtney Fussell serves the ball during action Monday night. | Andrew Garner/Star-News

Straughn’s varsity volleyball squad remains undefeated after an area tri-match sweep of Ashford and Headland on Tuesday in Ashford.

The Lady Tigers (4-0, 2-0 in Class 4A, Area 3) beat the Lady Yellow Jackets 25-12, 25-15, 25-9, and the Lady Rams 25-20, 24-26, 25-20, 25-16.

“I thought we played really well,” SHS volleyball coach Marc Tracy said. “By the time we played Headland, we were a little tired. We didn’t get a break in between the games. I was proud of them.”

Straughn’s Emily Hammett had 20 service points, seven aces and 10 assists; and Megan Johns had eight kills against Ashford.

Hammett had 23 service points, seven aces and 10 assists; Johns had 13 service points and eight kills; and Chelsea Powell had seven kills against Headland.

Straughn will play host to Opp today in regular season action. The junior varsity squad will begin at 4 p.m.