Girls 8th Grade Volleyball Test Intermediate · Tigers Test Connersville

0 Connersville Middle School
2 Richmond High School
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Connersville Middle School vs Richmond High School
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In a precursor to the Spartan Invitational, the Test Tigers hosted the Connersville Spartans in a match that has become a bit of a rivalry. Both teams were excited, inspired and ready to win. The foes served, passed and attack with great efficiency. Back and forth, with neither team able to take command. With the score 13-12 in favor of the visitors, Kirsten Urich strode back to the service line, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and the momentum was suddenly on the side of the Tigers. One side out later, Kamryn Wright added the finishing touches, serving the final four points. The eight point victory, 25-18, was certainly much closer than the score board indicated. And the Spartans were certainly not going to concede the second set.
The second game was also hard fought. Both teams were scoring one point at a time with an occasional two point burst for the Tigers. Long rallies with great plays by both teams made it exciting for the spectators. With Test leading 23-18, the Spartans responded with a five point run to knot the score at 23-23. A Tiger time out, a sideout point and a service point sealed the win (25-24) for the Tigers. The disappointed Spartan horde had been turned back but in their minds they knew that the Tigers would be returning the visit in three days. They also knew that if they wanted to win their own tournament they would have to defeat the Tigers. The 8th graders are now 9-1 with a Connersville rematch on the horizon.