Although Tuesday nights face-off against the Charleston Lady Tigers didn’t have quite the outcome that the Mansfield Sr High Lady Tigers were hoping for, the night wasn’t an entire bust. The girls took great pride in celebrating Senior Night for nine of their teammates. Mansfield put Charleston through the wringer for five fast-paced and intense sets. By the end of it all, Charleston took the win 3-2.
The Lady Tigers earned a total of 93 points for the night and now sit with a 6-7 conference record. Mansfield competes in the 3A West Conference and at this moment is in the fifth seed above West Fork, Elkins, and Lincoln. The Lady Tigers have one more game left in their season before smashing it at District and that game is against the 7-6 Booneville Lady Bearcats.
Leading her team in the kills department was Brooke Wright with an astounding 25, Sadie Roberts with nine, Danielle Lillie with 4, and Kiara Thomas with one. Thomas also led with two aces while Wright and Haylee Helms brought in one ace each. Wright blocked her socks off with seven blocks, Roberts earned five, Vanessa Noblitt made two and Thomas, Lillie, and Maggie Strunk brought in one apiece. Having better digs than the Queen of England was Helms dominating with 20, Lillie with 12, Thomas made 10, Noblitt and Strunk each grabbed five, Wright brought in four, and Roberts snagged three.
The Lady Tigers will have their final scheduled season pow-wow with Booneville on Thursday, October 17 with Jr High starting at 4 p.m. Pictured below are the ever-talented Mansfield Lady Tiger Seniors.