Hawks win in 5 games to remain unbeaten in USA South

Kaitlyn Carter had 34 assists, four aces and seven digs in Thursday night's win at LaGrange.
Kaitlyn Carter had 34 assists, four aces and seven digs in Thursday night's win at LaGrange.

LAGRANGE, Ga.  – The Huntingdon volleyball team battled back from a 2-1 deficit to beat LaGrange in five games on Thursday night.

The Hawks won 25-8, 21-25, 25-27, 25-22, 15-13 to extend the program's longest winning streak in more than a decade to seven matches.

With Thursday's win, Huntingdon improved to 5-0 in the USA South and 14-6 overall. The Hawks are first in the West Division of the conference and their 14 overall wins are the most of any team in the conference.

Four players combined for 48 of Huntingdon's 57 kills against LaGrange. Amy Tyma led the way with 16 kills to push her conference-leading total to 222 kills this season.

Alexis Creasman recorded 15 kills, April Reese added nine kills and Addison Genard had eight kills. Kaitlyn Carter (34) and Ashley Murphy (17) accounted for 51 of Huntingdon's 56 assists.

                                                                    

Records: Huntingdon (14-6, 5-0 USA South); LaGrange (4-8, 2-3 USA South)

                                                                                                     

                                      

Huntingdon Stats                          

vs. LaGrange

Kills: Amy Tyma (16), Alexis Creasman (15), April Reese (9), Addison Genard (8), Shelby McAllister (5), Taylor Wright (4)

Assists: Kaitlyn Carter (34), Ashley Murphy (17)         

Digs: April Reese (15), Amy Tyma (13), Nichole LeFevre (13), Kaitlyn Carter (7)

Aces: Kaitlyn Carter (4)

Blocks: Taylor Wright (3), Shelby McAllister (3)

                                                     

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Maryville and Piedmont in a conference tri-match on Saturday beginning at noon.