The Lincoln Lady Eagles Volleyball team bounced back on Thursday night, winning a five set thriller against Eastern Hancock. Both teams came to play Thursday night in this non-conference match-up. Eastern Hancock took set one with a 26-24 score, while Lincoln rallied back, and took sets two and three with scores of 25-14 and 25-23. The Lady Royals then bounced back in set four taking it from the Lady Eagles with a 25-20 score. The Lady Eagles then dug deep in set five defeating the Lady Royals by a score of 15-12. The Lady Eagles took the match-up 3-2.
The Lady Eagles were led by many in Thursday nights win against Eastern Hancock. Olivia Spurgin (Senior) had 30 assist, 8 digs, and 5 kills. Delanie Russell (Senior) had 23 digs and 4 aces. Emily Cox (Junior) had 17 kills, 8 digs, and 4 blocks. Kelsey Stevens (Sophomore) had 9 aces, 5 digs, and 2 kills. All four helping lead the Lady Eagles to victory.
In junior varsity action, the Lady Eagles dropped a close one against Eastern Hancock. Eastern Hancock took set one with a 25-21 score, while the Lady Eagles fired back, and took set two with a 25-13 score. The Lady Royals then rallied in set three to squeak by the Lady Eagles with a 15-11 score. Stats for the junior varsity include: Olivia Stuckey with 7 digs/1 kill/1 ace, Mia Cupp with 8 kills/11 digs, and Kaila Arthur with 14 assists/6 digs/1 ace.
Both Lady Eagle Volleyball teams are 1-1 on the year. They both will return to action next Thursday, August 27th, when they travel to Blue River. Junior Varsity action starts at 6pm, while varsity follows!