2018-09-12 / Sports

Netters have big week

DAVID STEMBRIDGE


Senior Qua’Neshia Hamilton averaged 3 kills, 6 digs and 2 aces per game last week. Senior Qua’Neshia Hamilton averaged 3 kills, 6 digs and 2 aces per game last week. The Burke County High School Netters (6-2) played four matches last week, winning three. They defeated Butler at home on Tuesday, Sept. 4, scoring 25-13 and 25-11. On Thursday, Sept. 6, in a tri-match, they defeated Appling County, scoring 25-17 and 25-17. They lost in the match against Statesboro, with scores of 13-25 and 8-25. On Saturday, Sept. 8, they defeated Dublin with scores of 25-18 and 25-11.

Head coach David Skinner said that last week was a bit grueling, but they finished the week 3-1 and he was proud of the team’s effort.

“Our younger players are coming along and overall our team is embracing the ‘process’ of playing Lady Bear Volleyball,” Skinner said. “We’re just about to the halfway point of our season. Our goals are to continue to improve every practice/every game and ready ourselves to compete at a high level during region play.”

The Lady Bears were led last week by senior outside hitter Qua’Neshia Hamilton who averaged 3 kills, 6 digs and 2 aces per game.

The Netters had a tri-match against Glenn Hills on Tuesday, Sept. 11, but results were not available at press time. They will play Cross Creek and ARC on Thursday, Sept. 13.

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