Pictured is Skylynn Harris
When it comes to taking down the competition, two outta three ain’t bad. The Mansfield Lady Tigers had a busy week as they first took down the Hackett Lady Hornets with a 2-0 victory of 25-20 and 25-15. The Lady Tigers brought in 7 aces as a team with Skylynn Harris leading with 4. The entire team put in major work in the digs department with every player contributing equally. Not killing it softly was Harris leading with 5 kills followed by Brooklyn Adams with 4. And at the front of the Lady Tiger pack with 9 assists was Natalie Allison with 9.
The next night, Mansfield hosted the Elkins Lady Elks. Again, the Lady Tigers showed their stealth-like volleyball skills on the court and stole the show with a 2-0 dominance of 25-9 and 25-11. As a team, the Lady Tigers secured 9 total aces with Harris slamming out 4 followed by Alayna Turner with 3. Adams led the team with 5 of the 10 team digs. And Mansfield killed it as a team with 18 total kills with Harris and Adams securing 5 each and Turner bringing in 4.
On Thursday night, the Lady Tigers faced the Lady Eagles at Paris and although they fought a good fight, the Lady Tigers fell 2-0 with a close call of 16-25 and 26-28. Mansfield owned a whopping 40 digs as a team with Allison leading with 10 of those, Adams following with 9 and Harris trailing with 8. Harris and Allison combined for 10 of the Lady Tigers 17 kills. And Madelen Jones rounded out the stats with 9 assists.
Up next for the Jr High Lady Tigers will be on the road against the Lady Tigers of West Fork on September 17 starting at 4:30 p.m.