Bethel concludes regular season

Published 10:37 am Tuesday, October 25, 2011

ASKEWVILLE – Bethel Christian Academy closed the regular season with a victory over Mt. Calvary.

The Lady Eagles won 20-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21 and 15-10 in a five-set thriller.

Senior Elizabeth Farmer had an outstanding match. She had nine service aces along with five kills and a dig. Classmate Charitee Dunlow added two aces, a dig and a kill.

Jessica Howerton also had an excellent match, recording 11 kills with five blocks and two aces. Jessica Perry added three aces and two digs while Kristen Adams had two aces, a dig and a kill.

Kelsie Conner contributed five aces, five kills, four blocks and a dig for Bethel while Alyssa Fairless had one kill.

In the junior varsity matchup, Bethel took a straight-set win over Mt. Calvary. The Lady Eagles won by dual counts of 25-21.

Mikayla Ball led the way with seven aces and one kill while Lindsay Simons had seven aces. Jamie Burkett added four aces and Heather Farmer had two.

Days earlier, Gramercy defeated Bethel Christian in a four-set matchup. The Lady Warriors won 25-17, 23-25, 25-16 and 25-18.

Despite the loss, the Eagles had a great performance from Howerton. She had 10 blocks and eight kills. Catarina Gibson, the libero player for the Eagles had eight digs and two aces for Bethel.

Dunlow had six aces and six digs Perry had one dig while Adams had three aces, two digs and a kill. Conner had five blocks, seven kills and one dig. Fairless added four kills and two digs.

In the junior varsity matchup, Bethel defeated Gramercy by counts of 25-18 and 25-18.

Alyssa Harden led the Eagles with five aces while Farmer and Necie Barnett had two each. Ball had two digs and one ace while Lindsey Simons had four aces and a dig. Jamie Burkett added one ace.

Bethel also suffered a five-set varsity loss to TEACH. The visiting squad won 25-16, 25-14, 21-25, 18-25 and 15-10.

Farmer again led the Eagles with three digs and five kills. Howerton had four blocks and eight kills. Conner had five blocks, five kills and one dig.

The trio of matches left Bethel 12-6 for the season.

In the jayvee contest, TEACH also claimed victory, defeating Bethel 25-16 and 25-18.

Barnett had an excellent day for Bethel.

The junior varsity team finished the regular season 10-10.