RACINE, Ohio — Streaks are made to be broken.
The Southern volleyball team defeated Trimble in consecutive games in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division match-up on Monday in Meigs County. The Lady Tornadoes (13-4, 9-3 TVC Hocking) took all three games 25-17, 25-18 and 25-14.
The win ended the Lady Tomcats’ 11-game winning streak in the division. The Lady Tomcats now sit 14-4 overall and 11-1 in conference for the season.
Ali Deem led the Lady Tornadoes with 13 service points for the match, while seniors Savannah Bailey and Hannah Hill each had 11 points. Marlee Maynard had five points, followed by Madison Maynard and Amanda Cole with two points a piece. Hill led with a team-high 13 assists, followed by Maynard with eight assists.
Jansen Wolfe contributed 10 kills and 10 blocks during the match, followed by Amanda Cole with six kills and two blocks. Maynard had five kills and five blocks for the night.
Morgan Murphy, Nikki Kish and Lexi Shust led Trimble with eight kills, while Brooklyn Holmes had one kill.
“The key for the game was our dominant net play,” Southern coach Chris Carroll said. “We had 25 blocks that created many opportunities for us to get easy points. I could not be more proud of our effort, intensity, and determination last night.”
Trimble defeated Southern in consecutive games in their previous match on Sept. 14. The Lady Tornadoes will next host Miller on Thursday. Match time is scheduled for 7:15 p.m.
Donald Lambert can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2106