The Clinton High Dark Horse JV and varsity volleyball teams went into Topsail Thursday night and returned to Clinton with two losses.
Despite solid play from Jamie Jones (5 kills, 2 aces) and Madison Mitchell (8 digs and 4 kills), the Lady JV Horses were unable to overcome a strong Topsail defense, falling 25-14 and 25-23.
“We got off to a slow start,” admitted head coach Jennifer Miller. “We made a few errors, but I was happy to see the girls, especially being JV, putting themselves in a position to win. They are improving and that is all you can ask for.”
With the loss, Clinton’s JV falls to 7-11 overall and 2-9 in the conference.
Clinton’s varsity volleyball team fell 3-0 to Topsail with final scores of 25-10; 25-15; and 25-18.
“Topsail is the best team in our conference,” notes Miller. “I thought that we had a few too many ball handling errors tonight. You just can’t give up errors like that against a team like Topsail and expect to win.”
Leaders for Clinton: Tiandra Johnson, 4 kills, 3 aces; Tori Tyndall, 4 kills; Peyton Mitchell, 7 digs, 2 kills; and Jamie Jones, 2 kills.
With the loss, the Lady Horses fall to 8-11 overall and 3-8 in the conference. Both JV and varsity will play at home Tuesday night vs. East Bladen. Games begin at 4:30 p.m.
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