by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi
The varsity Lady Devils rallied from a game down to defeat Essex, 3-1, last Wednesday to win their Northern Neck District opener before a home crowd.
The Lady Trojans won the opening game, 25-19. Lancaster came back to win three straight, 25-20, each.
After struggling with some serving errors in the first game, Lancaster got behind the steady hands of Reghan Jones and Maddie Davis. Davis went on a 10-point run with five aces to pull Lancaster from five points down for the win in the second set. The Lady Devils trailed, 20-15, when Davis went on the run.
Davis finished with 18 serves for points on the night and led at the net with eight kills.
Jones had 16 serves for points and nine digs.
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