Coffee County Central Volleyball made the trek to East Tennessee for the Rocky Top Invitational over the weekend and left with a mixed bag of results.
Lady Raiders 1, Montour High School 2
After a quick start and a 25-20 win in set 1, the Lady Raiders hit a brick wall losing 12-25 and 6-15 in the second and third sets, respectively (best of 3)
Gia Perez led Coffee County with 6 kills and a pair of aces. Madison Pruitt served up 4 aces for Coffee County and Kurry Neel pounded out 5 kills.
Lady Raiders 0, Boiling Springs 2
Coffee County struggled for the second straight match, falling 17-25 and 12-25.
The Lady Raiders only managed 15 kills and 1 ace as a team in the short, 2-set match. Perez had 4 of the team’s 15 kills and Zowee Dillard notched 3.
Lady Raiders 2, Lebanon 0
The Lady Raiders got in the win column early Saturday morning, winning 25-22 and 25-12 for a 2-0 win over Lebanon.
Five different Lady Raiders recorded kills in the win, paced by 6 from senior middle hitter Anna Johnson and 5 apiece by Perez and Neel. Abby Clark picked up 4 digs from the back row.
Lady Raiders 2, Jackson High School 0
The Lady Raiders got their second win of the tournament, 25-21 and 25-18 over Jackson High School.
Coffee County was solid at the service line – serving at 90% accuracy and picking up 7 aces, led by 3 from Johnson.
Lady Raiders 1, South Greene 2
Once the Lady Raiders hit tournament play they ran into a tough South Greene High School, falling 13-25, 25-17 and 8-15.
Coffee County managed to put together a solid service game over the three sets – serving at 94 percent and picking up a pair of aces each from Perez and Pruitt. But the ability to kill the volleyball was not there. Coffee County got just 13 kills as a team over the three sets, led by 4 from Camry Moss. Abby Clark picked up 11 digs on the back row.