LA edges Northeast

Published 4:59 pm Friday, October 7, 2011

LASKER – Lawrence Academy claimed a tough four-set win over Northeast Academy here recently.

The Lady Warriors claimed a 25-17, 18-25, 25-21, 25-19 victory.

Emma Conigliaro led the way for Lawrence with 11 assists, six service points and two kills. Giovanna Conigliaro added 13 kills, six service points, three aces and three assists.

Hayden Thompson checked in with 11 kills, 13 service points, four aces, two assists and a block while Holly McNair added nine service points, six kills, four assists and three aces.

Janey Ward closed out the afternoon with four service points, three kills and an ace for Lawrence.

“We played outstanding as a team” LA Head Coach Shannon Van Staalduinen reporter. “Everyone contributed in a big way.”

For Northeast, Lindsey Bryant had a solid afternoon with 12 kills, six aces, two digs and a block. Taylor King added nine assists, three aces, five tips, a block and a kill.

Chelsea Rose had two tips, a kill and a dig for Northeast while Kelsey Lassiter had a dig, a tip and a kill for the Lady Eagles. Dayna Barnes added three aces and a kill while Arielle Ricks had two aces, four assists and one kill.

“It was a good match,” Northeast volleyball boss Cap Pfeiffer said. “We just gave out of steam against a much-improved Lawrence team.”

In the junior varsity matchup, it was Northeast who walked away with the win. The Lady Eagles took the victory 25-16 and 25-21.

Haley Mayle had three kills, two digs and two aces for Northeast while Holly Byrum had a run of five straight service points and delivered two aces. McKayla Davis had two assists, two aces and a tip while Alexis Soper had an ace, a dig and a tip.

“They pulled together well,” Pfeiffer said. “They play as a team and are on a roll.”

For Lawrence, Taylor Wilson had five service points, two aces and a kill while Michelle Giron had seven service points and an ace.

Danielle Belch added a kill and an ace while Olivia Hoggard had two kills for the Lady Warriors. Megan Davenport had two service points and an ace.

“We were missing a key player, but the girls still played hard,” Van Staalduinen said.