The Commerce Journal

August 23, 2013

Lady Tigers continue hot streak against Sunnyvale

By Caleb Slinkard
The Commerce Journal

COMMERCE — The Commerce High School varsity volleyball team continued on their hot start by defeating the Lady Farmers of Farmersville on Friday night in three straight sets.

Commerce took the first game 25-17 to kick-off the night. Tough serving from Riley Davidson and Courtney McCloney helped Commerce stay in the lead. The Lady Tigers won game two 25-19 as the offense stepped up and added kills to the game stats.

Leading the Lady Tigers in kills were Bailee Mulcahy with eight and Taite McBee with six.

The final game ended 25-18 in Commerce’s favor.

“Our passing is one thing we are doing well,” Head Coach Sarah Fielden said. “If we have good passing, the rest just falls into place. I have great confidence in all of my defensive players from seniors all the way down to freshmen.

The junior varsity team defeated Farmersville with strong leadership from young players.

“I’m really enjoying watching this group play together,” Fielden said. “They have a lot of fun and get down to business all the time.”

The freshmen team lost a tough match to Farmersville after fighting for eveyr point.

On Monday, the Lady Tigers hosted Sunnyvale and beat the Lady Raiders in four sets, 25-15, 20-25, 25-16, and 26-24. The junior varsity and freshmen teams teams also defeated Sunnyvale, this time in straight sets.

The Lady Tigers will travel to Wills Point on Friday to participate in the Coca Cola Attack ‘Em Tournament. Pool play will be against Caddo Mills, Quinlan and the Longview Pine Trees.