NHS varsity defeats Lady Devils; LHS JV still undefeated in district

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi


Lancaster’s Sydney Price (23) and Amanda Steensma (19) go up for a block, while teammates Leighten McCranie (left) and Riley Molineaux (15) prepare to defend the spike by a Northumberland hitter. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster lost its second straight Northern Neck District varsity volleyball match last Tuesday in four close sets to Northumberland.

The Lady Indians beat the Lady Devils, 3-1, with games of 25-22, 25-22, 20-25 and 25-17.

The two teams traded points throughout the first two sets with NHS pulling away 24-18 in the first game before Lancaster rallied for four points to force NHS to take a time out and regroup.

After falling by two games, Lancaster picked up a win in the third to force a fourth game in the best of five series.

Rachel Woolard served over six aces and…