Atmore Christian School’s Charity Hall hits the ball over the net while Lauren Metzler and Madison Malone look on.
Atmore Christian School’s Charity Hall hits the ball over the net while Lauren Metzler and Madison Malone look on.

Lady Rams beat Collegiate Christian 3-0 Tuesday

Published 12:35am Saturday, September 7, 2013

The Atmore Christian School Lady Rams beat Collegiate Christian Academy, 3-0, in a volleyball match Tuesday in Atmore.

Despite missing 20 serves during the match, ACS won 25-21, 25-18 and 25-19.

Charity Hall had nine kills in the win, while Brianna Pearson finished with four kills, two aces and one block. Grace Kilcrease added one kill, three aces and one dig, while Kelsey Baker had one kill and four aces.

ACS took a 4-3 lead after a Lauren Metzler serve. The Lady Rams increased that lead to 6-3 before CCA broke the serve at 6-4.

A missed serve gave ACS a 15-14 lead and a ball that was hit out of bounds then increased the lead to 16-14.

After ACS took a 22-20 lead, a Madison Malone serve found the net and cut the lead to one point. ACS took a 23-21 lead and Lauren Metzler scored an ace for game point in game one.

ACS went up 2-1 in the early stages of game two. Malone scored a service ace for the Lady Rams that tied the game up at three, but her next serve sailed out of bounds to give CCA a 4-3 lead.

Hall scored a kill for the Lady Rams to tie the game at four and ACS took a 5-4 lead after the next serve. ACS scored three more points before the Metzler serve was broken. CCA cut the Lady Rams’ lead to 8-5.

A Hall serve hit the net to cut the ACS lead to 9-6, but CCA also served the ball into the net to give the Lady Rams a 10-6 advantage. The lead was cut to 10-7 after a Kilcrease serve went out of bounds. Pearson’s serve went into the net, cutting the ACS lead to 12-10 before Hall scored another kill.

CCA cut the lead to 13-12 before ACS coach Daniel Hubbard called a timeout. After the timeout, ACS scored to take a 14-12 lead. After CCA scored a point, Hall hit a service ace to give the Lady Rams a 16-13 lead.

The Rams went on to score six of the next seven points — a streak that included two Kilcrease aces in a row. The game ended on a kill by Hall.

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