Eagles reach 3-0 mark

Published 9:29 am Tuesday, September 1, 2009

LASKER – Northeast Academy swept a pair of non-conference foes to secure a 3-0 record early in the season.

On August 24, the Lady Eagles scored a straight-set victory over Community Christian School winning 25-22, 25-22 and 25-8.

“The keys to the match were serving and team play,” said sixth-year Northeast Academy Head Volleyball Coach Cap Pfeiffer. “Each player did what she was supposed to do.”

Jennifer Sykes led the way for the Lady Eagles, scoring 10 assists to go along with six tips, four kills, three digs and two aces. Kelly Sykes was also solid, recording seven kills and three assists to go with an ace, tip and dig.

Lacy Pfeiffer collected nine aces along with one kill and a dig while Brittany Bolton had three digs, two aces, a kill and an assist.

Dayna Barnes added three aces, two kills and a dig while Sarah Taylor Best and Lauren Edwards had two kills each.

The win over Community Christian came just days after the Lady Eagles topped Northampton County High School – East. They also won that match in straight sets, beating the Lady Rams 25-7, 25-9 and 25-14.

“We were able to make good on 95 percent of our first serves,” Cap Pfeiffer said. “That was the key for us.”

Lauren Edwards and Lacy Pfeiffer led the attack for the Lady Eagles, scoring five kills and three aces each on the day while Kelly Sykes added five kills and two aces. Jennifer Sykes chipped in three tips, three assists and two aces for Northeast.

Rounding out the statistical scoring were Dayna Barnes (two aces, two tips) and Sarah Taylor Best (two aces). The Lady Eagles also got several crucial digs from Brittany Bolton.

The two wins left Northeast 3-0 for the season.

JV Volleyball

In junior varsity action, the Lady Eagles moved to 1-1 this season after defeating Community Christian 25-4, 23-25 and 25-17.

Lindsey Bryant paced the JV Eagles with four aces, two tips and a block while Taylor King added two aces. Ashlee Flythe and Chelsea Rose added two aces each while Kelsey Lassiter and Ashton Elias had one ace each.