HMS volleyball splits week
The middle school Lady Yellow Jacket volleyball team got their season underway Tuesday, Aug. 27 with a home game against the Martins Creek Hornets.
On Thursday, Aug. 29 the squad made the short journey to Murphy to take on the Lady Bulldogs.
Hayesville was too much for Martins Creek in the opening match of the season. After surviving a scare in the opening set the Lady Jackets sealed the deal with a convincing win in set tw0. Katie Byers had a good night with four kills and two digs along with an ace serve. Lily Trout was solid in her role as she totaled 15 assists with an ace serve.
It was a different story in Murphy. The Lady Bulldogs were able to hand Hayesville a loss which evened their record at 1-1. Even in defeat the Lady Jackets had strong performances. Byers led the team with six kills, followed by Jayden Moore with five.
The Lady Jackets will be at home Thursday, Sept. 5 as they host Rosman at 4 p.m.