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Lady Mustangs sweep Manchester for SHAC victory

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Lynchburg-Clay senior Allison Rockey was recognized for earning her 500th career dig during the game. (Lynchburg-Clay Athletic Boosters photo)
Stephen Forsha, The Highland County Press

Tuesday night saw the Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs earn their second win of the season, going on the road and defeating the host Manchester Lady Greyhounds in three straight sets.

LCHS won their match by scores of 28-26, 25-20 and 25-17, and in the process of earning the win, also gained a win in the Southern Hills Athletic Conference standings.

According to the Lynchburg-Clay Athletic Boosters, senior Allison Rockey was recognized for earning her 500th career dig during the game.

The Lady Mustangs finished with 24 kills in the victory with Addy Carraher leading the team with seven, while Avery Shope totaled five kills. Kylie O’Connor finished with three kills, and four players had two kills each (Joslyn Rockey, Mattie Magee, Halle Greene and Autumn Griffith), while Ava McLaughlin had one kill.

LCHS also had 10 aces as a team with Carraher finishing with four to lead the team, while Rockey and McLaughlin each earned two aces. Having one ace each were Magee and Greene.

Carraher and Greene each led the Lady Mustangs with one block apiece.

Having double figures in digs for LCHS were McLaughlin (13), Allison Rockey with 27 and Joslyn Rockey with 13.

Also with digs were: Carraher (five), Ava Doughman (six), Magee (four), Shope (eight), Greene (five) and Griffith (four).

McLaughlin was credited with 12 assists to lead Lynchburg-Clay, while Allison Rockey had six, Carraher finished with three and Magee totaled one assist for 22 total assists as a team for LCHS.

The win improves LCHS to 2-7 overall and 2-4 in the SHAC.

Next for LCHS is a home game on Thursday, Sept. 14 against the Ripley Lady Blue Jays with a JV start of 5:30 p.m. with varsity to follow.