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LCHS Lady Panthers split matches
Lady Panther volleyball player Taylor Mitchell nails a volley to earn a victory for LCHS over Ware County on Monday. The Lady Panthers won two sets and lost two. - photo by Phgoto by Patty Leon

Liberty County High School hosted Ware County and Brunswick on Monday afternoon for a volleyball tournament. The home team beat the Ware Gators but lost to the Brunswick Pirates.

In their first match against Ware the Lady Panthers took the first two sets, 25-22 and 25-16, to down the Gators.

Lady Panther coach Jene’ Singleton said the match’s surprise moment came when Jasmine Williams got eight serving points using an underhand serve.

Candace Poole nailed nine serving points, four of which were aces, and two attacks. Catherine Scaggs had 11 serving points (four were aces), two attacks, one kill and five assists. Taylor Mitchell earned nine serving points, six attacks and three kills against Ware County. Miesha Quarterman had six serving points, 10 attacks and five kills. Breanna Norfleet had three serving points. Geraldine Davidson and Mystery Ellert combined for four serving points and three assists.

After their victory over Ware, the Panthers fell to the Pirates in two sets, 25-11 and 25-17.

"The rallies were great, but by the end, the score did not reflect how hard the girls were playing," Singleton said.

Taylor Mitchell had 10 serving points, two ace serves, six attacks and one kill. Scaggs got seven serving points, one ace serve and seven assists. Poole earned four serving points, two attacks and a kill. Quarterman had three serving points, 17 attacks and five kills. Williams had two serving points and Davidson and Ellert each had a serving point.

The Lady Panthers head to Savannah tomorrow to play Country Day and Effingham County, starting at 6 p.m.

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