LEXINGTON — Surry Central’s Lady Eagles battled but lost in a hard fought match last night in the second round of the state volleyball playoffs against the Central Davidson Lady Spartans.
The Golden Eagles finally fell to the Spartans in the fight that ended in a five-game tiebreaker shootout.
The scores of the Golden Eagles versus Spartan match were: 25-23; 15-25; 25-21; and 22-25. The Lady Spartans edged out the Eagles in a fifth and final tiebreaker score ending in 15-13.
Coach Carrie Hutchens, who could not help but be disappointed, said she was proud of how hard the girls fought. The unforced errors made by the Eagles finally led to the defeat between two evenly matched defensive teams.
The Golden Eagles have gone to the volleyball playoffs two years in a row. This year they achieved the accomplishment of making it to the second level of the playoffs.
The leading scorers for the Golden Eagles were: Kendra Johnson with 17 digs and two kills; Courtney Hegler with 17 digs and 11 kills; Cassidy Joyner 13 digs and seven kills; Kaitlin Kidd with four digs, one block and seven assists; Meagan Hutson with two digs and 17 assists; Kelsey Taylor with five kills and two blocks; Brooke Lewis with nine kills and six blocks; Tori Blevins with one block and three kills; and Holly Mason recording six assists.
Central Davidson now advances to play Starmount, at Starmount, in the next playoff round on Thursday night.