Volleyball Last Week

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
The Lady Tigers traveled to Pleasanton for the first game of the week. The JV Tigers led off the night with a tough loss  in two sets (14-25 and 21-25). Brittany Mitchell led the team with the highest serving percentage and  Krissy Miller was aggressive at the net, earning 5 kills.
The Varsity girls took the floor next to defeat Pleasanton in three sets  (20-25, 25-18 and 25-20). Kinady Fischer led the team with the highest serving percentage, Katie Malone led the team with many great assists, allowing the team to have a great night at the net. 
Saturday, September 9th, 2017
The Lady Tigers had the opportunity to participate in the Osceola Tournament this past Saturday.

In the first game of the day against Warrensburg, Rich Hill struggled to get things to go their way and lost two games (13-25 and 10-25). They were able to improve their play as the day went on. Kellie Hagge led the team in serving, Krissy Miller and Kellie Hagge led in kills, and Dezi Fuqua led in passing percentage.
The next game was played against Clinton. The Tigers were able to find their momentum after first game to end the first set with a victory (25-16), they were unable to continue the momentum and were defeated by the Cardinals in the second set (18-25). Brittany Mitchell led in Serving Aces with 5, Krissy Miller led in kills with 5,  and Mackenzie Wheatley led in digs with 7.
Taking that earned momentum with them into the next game, the Lady Tigers played hard to secure a two game victory over Osceola (25-23 and 25-16). Brittany Mitchell led in Serving Aces with 10, Krissy Miller led in kills with 5,  and Dezi Fuqua led in digs with 3.  The Tigers took this momentum straight into their fourth game of the day.  Though the girls fought hard they lost in two sets to Greenridge (18-25 and 20-25).

With the wins against Clinton and Osceola, the Lady Tigers secured a spot in the Consolation Bracket. In their first game of the bracket, Rich Hill faced  The Tigers were able to fight through their last game for a well earned win (25-22, 18-25 and 15-8), earning the Lady Tigers 3rd Place in the Osceola JV Tournament!

IMG_1198Overall, the Rich Hill Tigers had a pretty good day at the Osceola Tournament. Fans got to see some great volleyball being played!

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