Gainesville Daily Register

Local Sports

November 12, 2013

Lindsay advances to regional round with win over Lady Pirates

Gainesville — The Lindsay volleyball took another step toward the ultimate goal of a state title Monday night, sweeping the Collinsville Lady Pirates 25-15, 25-23, 25-13 in the regional quarterfinals at the GHS Gymnasium.

LHS (34-7) will now face the winner of Kerens and Milano in the regional tournament at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Weatherford High School.

Lindsay had little trouble in the match’s opening set, jumping out to a 20-11 lead and hanging on to win 25-15. Bridget Anderle and Nicole Fleitman paced the LHS attack early, earning kills in the opening set.

The second set would not come as easy, with the Lady Pirates putting up their best effort of the night. CHS capitalized on a handful of Lady Knights errors, including a sideout and hitting a serve into their own net, and pulled ahead 9-3 early on.

But the Lady Knights would have the last laugh.

Lindsay stormed back, winning six straight points to tie the game at nine and claiming the lead for good after gaining a 16-15 edge.

LHS built on that momentum to gain a 23-19 lead and endured a 3-0 Collinsville run to win the second set 25-23.

From that point on it was all Lindsay, as the Lady Pirates couldn’t recover from the narrow loss. The Lady Knights cruised to a third set win, earning its largest margin of victory by beating CHS 25-13.

Fleitman turned in another strong performance, finishing with two aces, 26 kills, four blocks and 14 digs. Tara Atkins made her presence felt all over the court with eight aces, two blocks, two digs and 39 assists while Scout Tatum had eight digs. Anderle turned in one of her strongest performances of the year with three aces, 15 kills, two blocks and digs and Erin Early notched four kills and  12 digs.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
Featured Ads
Poll

What are your plans for the upcoming vacation season?

Stay close to home.
Take the trip of a lifetime.
See more of the fabulous sites in Texas.
Haven't decided.
     View Results
Facebook
Twitter Feed
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Connecticut Boy Dies Inside Parked Car World's Tallest Water Slide: See It for Yourself Fans Dying to Be Near Jazz Greats Robots Gearing Up for Their Own 'World Cup' APNewsBreak: Different Attackers in Benghazi? Four Kids, Two Adults Shot Dead Near Houston Argentina to Face Germany in World Cup Final Service Held for 200 Whose Bodies Went Unclaimed Kim Kardashian Hits Up Valentino Show in Paris "Hotwives" Spoofs Reality TV Israeli Offensive Escalates in Gaza Attack Dozens Gain Citizenship As Debate Continues Dodgers Found Partly Responsible in Fan Beating Children of Deported Parents Speak Out GOP: Immigration a 'human Rights Issue' Raw: 10-year Sentence for Ex-New Orleans Mayor Raw: Fans Gather for Argentina-Netherlands Match Froome Crashes Out on Bumpy 5th Tour Stage Obama Talks Economy, Slams Republicans Police: Prostitute Accused in Overdose Death
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide