LAWRENCE PARK — After an in depth loss to Iroquois within the first week of the season, Youngsville volleyball trainer Hannah Bulard stated her group used to be taking a look ahead to the rematch with the Braves.
That rematch got here on Tuesday with Bulard’s Eagles successful their fourth fit of the season — and 3rd in a row — with a marathon 22-25, 25-17, 10-25, 25-17, 15-13 resolution at Iroquois Top Faculty.
“The expansion we have now noticed this season is fantastic and has been amusing to be part of,” stated Bulard. “We’re nonetheless suffering with enjoying persistently, and (these days’s) house fit with Eisenhower might be a difficult check for us. The women know they will need to step up and paintings onerous if we need to push our successful streak to 4 video games.”
Iroquois used to be in a position to strike first in Tuesday’s Area 2 contest, taking the primary set by way of a rely of 25-22. On the other hand, Youngsville used to be in a position to reply with a 25-17 victory in the second one set to even the fit.
“In recent times we’ve been beginning off sluggish, however were in a position to take keep an eye on and play our recreation,” added Bulard. “We have now labored actually onerous at combating again in video games, however want to discover ways to take keep an eye on early on and stay our leads.”
The 3rd set used to be one to put out of your mind for the guests with Iroquois dominating during a 25-10 win. The Eagles refused to fold and rallied with a 25-17 set 4 win that arrange a 5th set that might come to a decision the fit.
The Braves held a lead halfway throughout the ultimate set prior to a dominant stretch of serving from Alyssa Gentz allowed the Eagles to click on off seven immediately issues and earn the five-set win.
Riley Robinault and Lynzee Higley had sturdy offensive video games with 8 and 6 kills, respectively, whilst Robinault additionally added 13 digs. Madilynn Johnson completed with 8 digs and 15 assists and Kamden Swearingen added 8 digs of her personal.
The Eagles performed onerous within the junior varsity contest prior to falling 19-25, 25-21, 15-10. Marli Rectenwald had seven aces and Rebecca Farrell 4 aces within the loss.
The Eagles go back to motion these days, webhosting Eisenhower at a positive to be raucous Youngsville Top Faculty.
“We all the time sit up for enjoying Eisenhower and if we play our recreation, I don’t have any doubt we will come away with any other win,” stated Bulard.