blank'/> Broughton Sports Update: Broughton Varsity Volleyball Wins First Round of States!

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Broughton Varsity Volleyball Wins First Round of States!

The Lady Caps had a successful showing in the first round of the State Championships on Saturday when South Central HS from Greenville came to Holliday Gym to play.  The girls overcame some inconsistencies in the first set to win 25-20, however in the second, set some late hitting and defensive errors allowed South Central to capture the set 25-22.  The Lady Caps came back strong in the third and jumped out to a 6-0 lead and never looked back.  South Central managed to squeeze out 6 points at the end of the set, but the Lady Caps had a commanding lead and won 25-12.  The fourth set started with South Central taking an early 6-1 lead and maintaining that lead until at 9-19 the girls decided it was time to play and limit their errors.  They finished the match 16-3 and won by a final score of 25-22. 
Even though this wasn't their cleanest match, the girls amassed a whopping 52 kills, 15 aces, 42 digs and 5 blocks.  South Central was a scrappy team, and as a wild card in the tournament, came to play with nothing to lose.
Broughton Volleyball will now face Holly Springs HS on Tuesday night in Holliday Gym time TBD.
Please come out and support your Lady Caps in this second round match up.  You will see some terrific volleyball and the girls need to your support to help them move on in the State Championships!
Gigi Ehlers

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