MHS girls increase volleyball record to 14-0
The Mathews High School varsity volleyball team easily defeated Lancaster Thursday and King William Tuesday, sweeping both squads in three sets. With the wins, Mathews upped its season record to 14-0 overall; 1-0 in the Tidewater District.
Mathews never let up in defeating the visiting Lancaster Red Devils, 25-11, 25-16 and 25-17. The Devils’ serving was tremendous with a team total of 18 aces. Maddie McCann led the Blue Devils with seven aces, followed by Mackenzie Moughon (four), Rachel Close (three), Kacie Austin (two), Teeny Robbins and Hailey Abernathy (one each).
McCann and Moughon dominated the net, with 12 and 10 kills, respectively. Austin (three) and Shelby Ware (one) also added kills. Ware ended the night with 24 assists, while Jackie Stewart added three.
Leading the defense for the Devils were Austin and Close who each had eight digs, followed by Ware and McCann with six each, Moughon and Abernathy with five apiece, and Whitney Eriksen with three.
Mathews swept by King William by scores of 25-13, 25-10 and 25-12.
Abernathy contributed four aces and two digs. Austin had seven aces, the highest amongst the Devils, two kills and three digs. Burruss had three kills and two digs. Close had five digs and perfect passing. Whitney Eriksen contributed three aces and four digs, while the McCann sisters took control of the front row. Maddie McCann had seven kills and five digs, while Kai McCann added three kills and two digs.
Anna Hudgins contributed three digs and strong serve receive passing to start the offense. Moughon led the Devils in kills with 12, and also had four digs. Hannah Rowe added two digs and a kill, and Teeny Robbins chipped in two kills and two digs. Finally, Jackie Stewart rounded out the Devils’ night with nine assists.