Jefferson’s Allison McClurg (1) and Courtney Teman (2) attempt to block a shot by Kristin Whitley of Allen East (DHI Media/ Robert Wortman).
Jefferson’s Allison McClurg (1) and Courtney Teman (2) attempt to block a shot by Kristin Whitley of Allen East (DHI Media/ Robert Wortman).
HARROD —The Lady Cats fell to the Lady Mustangs in girls volleyball. Jefferson played hard but where overwhelmed by the Allen East defense.

The Mustangs and the Lady Cats were trading scores the entire first set, as Allen East pulled ahead 21-17. Both teams played great towards the end with the Lady Cats tying it up at 22-22. The Mustangs pulling off the upset in the first set 25-22.

In the second set, Jefferson was on top early 5-2 with great offensive play. The Mustangs, not giving up early, made it 7-7. It wasn’t too long before the Lady Cats scored two quick points and went up 9-7.

Allen East were not letting the Cats run away with the lead as they came back 10-10 and tied it up. The Lady Mustangs took the lead the next serve, but Jefferson was hot on their tail. Allen East, made a great offensive showing and went up 14-11.

The Mustangs, still on fire, scored again thanks to a great diving play by Alex Briley to put them up 17-12.

Allen East, was on fire in the second set as they scored five straight points, before the Lady Cats score making it 19-13. The Lady Mustangs kept up the pressure until the end and took the set 25-14.

Alex Briley is played a large roll in keeping her team focused in the game.

Jefferson was having trouble finding a groove in the beginning of the third set as the Lady Mustangs went up 3-1. It didn’t take long for them to find a little bit of a spark, as the Cats tie it up at three.

The third set was completely dead-locked as both teams did not let the other get ahead and the score remained 6-6. The Mustangs were able to pull ahead to make it 12-9 midway through.

Allen East, with a huge push, wanted to take the game in three sets and scored two more quick points, 14-10. The Lady Mustangs had a great scoring run and made the score 17-11. Howard for the Lady Mustangs had a solid spike to make the score 21-13. Jefferson tried to pull off a comeback but the Allen East was able to take the set 25-18, giving them a win in three sets.

Allen East improve to 3-3 (1-0 NWC) on the season while the Jefferson fall to 4-7 (0-1 NWC).