RED SPRINGS – East Bladen’s jayvee volleyball team claimed their first victory of the season Tuesday with a 2-0 Three Rivers Conference victory over Red Springs by game scores of 25-13 and 25-23.
Lila McDuffie fired in 9 consecutive service points in the first game that stretched a 14-12 East Bladen lead to 24-12. McDuffie led all servers for East Bladen with ten service points in the match.
Red Springs maintained leads of 18-15 and 20-17 in Game 2, before 2 service points from freshman Alyssa Futrell and one by freshman Katie Evans tied the game at 22. After a service break, Cheylee Mathis served out the match for East Bladen with a pair of service points.
Freshman Kayleigh Raynor knocked in 7 service points, and Futrell finished with 5 service points. Evans, Mathis and sophmore Abbie Cross tallied 3 service points each.
Coach Sara Ward’s Lady Eagles will host West Columbus Thursday at 4:30 p.m.