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l~ge 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, September 7, 2017 "Lady Devils ::,top Honaker ' by David Gregory i"Castlewood swept the Lady Tigers 27-25, 25=18, an~l 25-14 in a non district ~tch Thursday August 3Tst at Honaker. '--' Lillie Sanders had a big game for the Lady Devils totaling 16 assists, 3 kills, I3 digs, and 9 service lsdints, including 4 aces. Lfiiiren Couch earned 10 l~ints at the net with 6 kills dffd 4 blocks to go along ~ith 10 digs and 9 service points. Gracie Phillips ddded 11 service points @ith 7 aces and Amy Taylor picked up 11 digs, 4 service points, and 3 kills for the Lady Devils. 'Tuesday August 29th Fatrick Henry dropped the Lady Devils in 3 straight. Eastside dumps rival ,: Central ,:.~ by David Gregory The Lady Spartans got by county rival Central 25- 15, 25-22, 17-25, and 25- 16 in a match played Tuesday at Wise Central. Lacey Austin paced the visiting Lady Spartans with t0. kills, Emily Moore knocked down 8, and Riley McCoy added 7 kills. Lexi I~ing doled out 22 assists in tlie match and Eliza Johnson added 13 assists. T/~ri Stevens totaled 25 service points including 12 straight in the deciding 4th sef.. Hannah Wyrick picked up 28 digs in the contest for Eastside. Megan Van Dyke played well in the loss carding 10 kills and 4 blocks for the Lady Warriors. Savana Edwards added 9 kills. Caitlynn Maggard handed out 21 assists and Rylee Duncan totaled 13 service points and 23 digs. The Lady Spartans broke open a tight first set as Austin reeled off 8 straight service points pushing the Eastside lead to 22-11. Moore and Stevens picked up kills in the rally as the Lady Spartans took the opening set. Central charged back from 4-11 down tying the second set three times before taking the lead 21- 20. A Stevens ace and King's kill gave the Lady Spartans the win. Central put down 12 kills in the third set, and Van Dyke's 3 straight gave the Lady Warriors the lead for good. "I thought we grew up a lot tonight said Central coach Angie Duncan. At times we had three freshmen on the court there's some inexperience that we're building on. I saw a lot of hustle tonight and I saw them make some plays, the whole team grew up and gave us some good hustle plays." Stevens 12 consecutive points with 5 aces pushed the Lady Spartans from 7- 11 down to 19-11 ahead leading the Lady Spartans to the win in set 4. "In my opinion it was ugly but a win's a win, said Eastside's Brianne Bailey. I thought we were going Clistlewood's Lauren Couch #7 tips a point over the Honaker defender in the Lady Devils 3-0 win. Photo by Benjie Hicks through the motions and looking at each other to get balls that we didn't do against Union, however, at the end when we started putting forth a little more effort and I think we did look better." Lebanon gets comeback at Eastside by David Gregory The Lady Pioneers came from 2 sets and 5-9 behind in the third to cap- ture a 26-28, 20-25, 25-17, 25-14, 15-13 win at Eastside to remain unde- feated on the season. Kara Long led the Lady Pioneers with 19 kills, 21 digs, and 17 service points in the win. Kayla Bollinger handed out 31 assists and Abby Compton added 23 digs. Lacey Austin paced Eastside with 12 kills and 26 digs. Lexi King handed out 21 assists to go with her 12 kills and Hannah Wyrick had 30 digs. The Lady Pioneers sprinted to a quick 9-3 lead in the first set. Eastside fought back to tie the score at 10 all and led 17-14. Lebanon regained the lead late, but the Lady Spartans turned away three set points against winning the first set 28-26 with a Tori Stevens kill. Eastside used an ace by Wyrick and kills from Emily Moore and Austin to gain a 17-13 lead in set two. Kills by Stevens, Austin, and Riley McCoy would capture the second set 25-20 for Eastside. "Our backs were against the wall big time, said Lebanon coach Dennis Price. It was the first time we had been in that situa- tion all year. It was good for our team to see how we reacted. They have an excellent team and they are well coached, we knew we were going to have to play to beat them. They're prob- ably the best team we've played all year. We were fortunate enough to come- back and get some momen- tum, and get some stuff going and make some plays. We sorta made a game of it and we just pulled it out, we're very thankful." The Lady Spartans led 9-5 in the third. Lebanon battled back behind 3 kills by Long to tie the score at 12. A pair of Anna Farmer aces and an Eastside pass out of bounds gave the Lady Pioneers a 21-16 lead. Lebanon would take the set 25-17. Lebanon dominated action in the 4th set getting 15 points from their front line players. Lebanon grabbed a 5-1 lead early in the deciding set. The Lady Spartans took advantage of 3 Lebanon miscues and two kills by Moore to square the set at 11-11. Kills by Farmer and Averie Price sealed the win 15-13 for the Lady Pioneers. "We just got outplayed the last three sets, stated Eastside coach Brianne Bailey. It's as simple as that. They deserved to win." Tigers hold off Castlewood by David Gregory Honaker sophomore Trevor Dye rolled up 161 yards rushing and scored what proved to be the game winning touchdown with 1 minute remaining in the first half, leading the Tigers to a 14-8 win over the Blue Devils Friday night. Mason Bellamy notched a 64 yard TD run for Castlewood. Cameron Blevins rushed for 50 yards on 9 carries for the Blue Devils. The Tigers got on the board first, receiving the kick off, then going 60 yards on 14 plays. Honaker faced 4th down and 5 from the Castlewood 38 yard line. The Tigers set up a punt but snapped the ball short to Ethan Farmer who rumbled for 15 yards and a first down. Honaker QB Hartley Hilton converted a second 4th and 5 play hit- ting Chandler Hubbard for a 7 yard gain to the Castlewood 9 yard line. Hilton's 5 yard touchdown pass to Shane Ray through the gusty winds at Emats Stadium and Luke Goodie's kick put the Tigers up 7-0. Honaker made the score 14-0, with 1 minute left in the half, rid- ing the powerful Trevor Dye on 5 consecutive plays covering 24 yards, scoring on a 4 yard plunge. Castlewood took pos- session of the ball at their own 36 yard line with 53 seconds left in the half. A penalty and an incomplete pass left Castlewood with 3rd down and l0 with 10 seconds in the half. Amburgey dropped back to pass but lost control of the ball and tossed to Bellamy who found space down the left sideline for a 64 yard touchdown dash. The two point pass from Amburgey to Blevins was good mak- ing the score 14-8 at the break. "The wind was such a factor tonight in what we were trying to do. Throwing the ball was so tough in this wind, said Honaker head coach Doug Hubbard. I thought our kids hung in and played hard, we didn't always play well, but we played hard." Blevins burst through the line for a 22 yard gain on the Blue Devils first play of the third quarter. An 18 yard rush by Amburgey and 8 yards on two carries by Jack Ward gave Castlewood first and 10 on the Tigers' 17 yard line. Blevins pushed forward for 8 more taking the ball to the Honaker 6 yard line. Honaker's defense stood tall stopping the Castlewood drive taking the ball at their own 8 yard line. The Blue Devils were held again on downs after getting the ball inside the 'red zone' to the Tiger 13 yard line. Honaker dealt the Devils a bit more trickery, in the fourth quarter, pick- ing up a key first down. Chandler Hubbard took a pitch then found Chase Miller open for 11 yards and a first down at the Castlewood 17. The Blue Devil defense held and Castlewood took over at their own 14 yard line. With just over 4 minutes left in the game, Castlewood recovered a Honaker fumble at their own 38 yard line. Four plays later Castlewood Continued on page 7 Castlewood's Matt Amburgey looks to pass to Jacob Woodruff #6. Jonah Cornett #56 runs down Honaker receiver Chandler Hubbard #44. Lady Devils' Lillie Sanders sets this ball for a Castlewood attack. Photo by Benjie Hicks L- 2007 Silverado 4X4 V8 all power tow pkg Stk # 6686A $15,995 2015 Ram 1500 4x4 Hemi one owner Stk # 6645A $22,500 2002 Ram 2500 4x4 one owner 2015 Ira rse LT AWD 49,000 miles $tk # 19078A $ CALL sunroof, captain's seats Stk # 6700 / ,N '