Corinth volleyball sets tone for season with pair of wins at Pontotoc Classic

The Corinth Lady Warriors have high expectations for the 2019 volleyball season and picked up a pair of impressive, hard fought wins at the Pontotoc Classic to set the tone for their play the rest of the year.

The Lady Warriors picked up a 2-0 win over Hickory Flat (25-17, 25-15) and turned in a 2-0 win over Lafayette County (25-10, 25-19) to go undefeated on the day.

Against Hickory Flat, Senior Allison Greene led with 9 kills, 2 aces and 7 assists. Newcomer Katie Nakagawa had 4 kills and 2 blocks, Salli Weeden turned in 4 blocks, Freshman Anna Greene contributed 10 assists and Senior Sarah Kate Burns had 4 digs and 3 aces.

Against Lafayette, Allison Green again led with 10 kills and 7 assists in a contest the Lady Warriors controlled from the start. Nakagawa had 6 kills and 4 aces while Burns contributed her usual stellar defense, turning in 7 digs.

Junior Courtney Essary and Senior Sarah Bickert paced the team throughout both matches, contributing to the stellar play the Lady Warriors turned in to begin their season.

More pictures will be on Facebook (Alcorn County Sports) and Instagram (sportsmississippi). Corinth is in action Tuesday against Pontotoc.

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