Eustace victorious over Athens in five sets
EUSTACE–The Eustace Lady Bulldogs kept their record spotless with a five-set win over the Athens Lady Hornets at home Aug. 15.
After Eustace took the first two sets, Athens stormed back to win two straight sets to force a fifth and deciding set. Eustace would take the final set 15-9 to win three to sets to two, bring their record to 2-0.
Athens’ record drops to 1-1 after their first two games of the 2020 season.
The Lady Bulldogs took a 25-19 win in the first set and a 25-21 win in the second set.
The Lady Hornets battled their way to a 27-25 win in the third set and closed out the fourth set with a 25-22 victory, forcing a winter-take-all fifth set.
The Lady Bulldogs would come out on top in the fifth and final set, 15-9.
Emma Bell led the Lady Bulldogs with 12 kills, followed closely by Rubi Bailey, who finished with 11 kills against the Lady Hornets.
Havynn Mahaffey led Eustace with 18 assists and Emma Fisher added 12 assists for the Lady Bulldogs.
The Lady Bulldogs hit the court again Tuesday, Aug. 25 on the road against Frankston Indians at 6 p.m.
The Lady Hornets return to action Tuesday, Aug. 25 against the Elkhart Lady Elks at 5 p.m. on the road.