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The LHS Lady Bruins tennis team dropped their first match of the season to region leader Clover 5-2 on Wednesday night in Lancaster.
The lone wins for the Lady Bruins came from the top of the ladder with Lyndsey Hegler at No. 1 singles and Sara Hicks at No. 2 singles.
Hegler and Hicks continue to play well and remain undefeated in singles play this season with 6-0 records.
“While the result of the match was a disappointment, I feel that we have pinpointed a few areas that need some work and hope to regain some momentum next week with three region matches,” LHS coach Phil Dewalt said.
The team is next in action against region foe Nation Ford on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in Lancaster.
The Lady Bruins now sit at 5-1 overall with a strong 4-1 record in the region.
Clover 5 LHS 2
Lyndsey Hegler (L) def. Kate Stewart (C) 3-6, 6-2, 10-7
Sara Hicks (L) def. Harriet Hall (C) 6-1, 6-4
Caroline Hester (C) def. Carley Adams (L) 6-1, 6-3
Elizabeth Edmunds (C) def. Ivey Plaza (L) 6-3, 6-0
Corey Brown (C) def. Kadedra Brown (L) 6-0, 6-1
Anna Miszkiewicz-Merritt Miller (C) def. Almudena Torralbo-Leanne Jewell (L) 6-0, 6-1
Kate Stewart-Harriet Hall (C) def. Lyndsey Hegler-Sara Hicks (L) 8-1.
LHS volleyball falls
The Lancaster Lady Bruins’ volleyball team fell to 4-5 on the season, dropping matches to Clover, 3-1 on Tuesday, Sept. 18 and Fort Mill, 3-2 on Thursday, Sept. 13.
In the Clover match, Elizabeth Gaston had six kills, while Hayden Thorne had five kills. Leah Blackmon added four kills.
Gaston had four serve aces.
Morgan Cope led with 15 digs.
Thorne posted 11 digs. Blackmon had six and Gaston added five.
In the Fort Mill match, Gaston led with 12 kills. Hayden Thorne and Alexis Williams each had 10 kills.
Elizabeth Gaston posted three serve aces.
Leah Blackmon registered 17 digs and Gaston had 14. Morgan Cope added seven digs.
Blackmon had 16 good serves and Cope added 13. Gaston had 11 and Kaylen Thorne added 10.
“We are battling and closing the gap on our winning and losing,” LHS coach Betsi O’Shields said. “We’re still striving for our first region win, but we’re making progress and our serving has greatly improved over the last few matches.”