The Mansfield Sr Lady Tigers will be charging into a new week of volleyball play with records of 13-0 and 11-0. The Sr Lady Tigers wrapped up the past week with two conference wins. One against the Thaden Lady Barnstormers who are out of Bentonville and the other against the Ozark Catholic Academy Lady Griffins from Springdale making 3-0 sweeps in each match.
In their game against Thaden, each team delivered back and forth action shots in their first set with Mansfield taking it 25-20. But the Lady Barnstormers lost steam as the Lady Tigers finished the last two sets victoriously 25-16 and 25-15. Senior captain, Brooke Wright finished with 17 kills and 1 assist. Sophomore, Skylynn Harris earned 15 kills, 1 ace, the only 2 blocks of the game, and 1 dig. Senior libero, Kiara Thomas made 8 assists, 3 digs, 1 ace, and 4 kills. Sophomore, Brooklyn Adams picked up 3 kills, 5 aces, and 5 digs. Sophomore, Alayna Turner netted 1 ace, 2 kills, and 3 digs. Junior, Haylee Helms grabbed 20 digs and 1 assist. And Sophomore, Madelen Jones, who after being out for a few weeks, got back into action obtaining 13 digs, 25 assists, and 3 aces.
For their match against Ozark Catholic Academy, the girls were able to slow down their pace some to pick up three triumphant sets of 25-18, 25-8, and 25-6. After two weeks of zero play, Natalie Allison rejoined her girls to grab 5 kills, 3 aces, 1 dig, and 12 assists. Wright got 12 kills, 1 assist, 4 aces, and 2 digs. Harris made 11 kills and 4 aces. Junior, Sadie Roberts scored 9 kills. Adams got 10 digs, 1 assist, 1 kill, and 7 aces. Thomas made 1 kill, 1 ace, 2 assists, and 12 digs. Jones got 1 dig, 18 assists, 6 aces, and 1 kill. And Helms ended with 2 digs.
The Sr Lady Tigers will kick off the week on Monday, October 5 to take on non-conference contenders the 3A Charleston Lady Tigers at home. Then the girls will finish with two conference matches at home as well on Tuesday, October 6 against Life Way Christian and Thursday, October 8 against Decatur.