By Sam Poe
Thursday, August 29, 2013 | 10:08 PM
The Haleyville Lady Lions Volleyball Team opened their season Thursday evening with matches against the Russellville Golden Tigers. The Varsity Lady Lions defeated the Lady Tigers in the first three games to earn the win. Team stats for the night included ten aces, twenty three kills, and thirteen digs. Individual stats are listed below.
Amelia Townsend-3 kills, Holly Wiggins-3 aces and 2 kills, Kaylen Bishop-3 aces, Payten Townsend-1 ace and 2 digs, Taylor Lollar-2 aces 4 kills and 3 digs, Tia White-1 ace and 3 digs, and Tori Pendley-14 kills and 5 digs
The 8th grade team also defeated Russellville in their season opener. However, the Junior Varsity and 7th grade Lady Lions were not able to secure the wins.
The Varsity Lady Lions will play in the Carbon Hill Tournament Saturday, and the Junior Varsity will play in the Deshler Tournament Saturday as well. Coach Emily Johnson requests your support and attendance this season, as this gives the team encouragement to play their best.