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Lady Chiefs top Escambia, 3-2 on senior night


Northview seniors from L to R: Gabby Hawkins (manager), Victoria Amerson, Brittanie McLemore, Jamia Newton and Courtney Grim. | Andrew Garner/Atmore Advance

In a back and forth contest, the Northview Lady Chiefs defeated Escambia, Fla. 3-2 on senior night this evening at NHS.

The Lady Chiefs fell 24-26 in the first game after a late NHS rally, but bounced back in the second to win 25-18.

In game three, the Lady Gators won 25-22, but another strong outing by NHS gave the home team a chance to win in the fifth game decider. NHS won the fourth game, 25-17.

In the fifth game, NHS went ahead 5-1 and never looked back en route to a 15-7 win.

NHS next plays on Tuesday against West Florida.