Dennis traveled to Connersville Middle School Tuesday evening for the second match on a back-to-back road trip for the Bulldogs. Both teams battled adversity all night and showed a lot to build on for the future.
Dennis 8th grade had one of their best team matches of the year against the Spartans. Holly Trotter and Madison Spradling served the Bulldogs to an early lead, but all servers contributed well throughout the night, putting pressure on Connersville at all times.
Dennis won set 1 25-12 and set 2 25-19. Shaylon Sexton had a big night with 6 kills and Madison Spradling provided 8 assists to go along with 4 aces and 1 kill. A’Niyah Sexton contributed 3 aces and 1 kill. Holly Trotter had 4 kills and 9 digs. Cami Sexton added 1 kill, but came up big with 10 digs.
Coach Fisher was quoted after the game saying, “The team showed an attention to detail tonight as passers and hitters that will be important for our big game Thursday at Tiernan.”
The 8th Grade is now 7-8 on the year and play Test at Tiernan Center this Thursday.