September 15, 2022
The Lewis County Middle School Lady Panthers hosted the E.O. Coffman Middle School Lady Panthers on Tuesday, September 5th for a varsity match.
In the opening set of the match the teams played a tight first two rotations as the set was tied at 3. Coffman took a slight lead in the fourth rotation with a four-point run and followed with four-point runs in the fifth and sixth rotation to pull out to a 16-8 lead. Down 22-10 in the ninth rotation, Lewis County ran off 7 points to cut the score to 22-17, but Coffman would break service and go on to take the opening set 25-18. In the second set of the match pulled out to a 7-3 lead after three complete rotations, but the Lady Panthers answered with a four-point run in the fourth to cut the Coffman lead to 7-6. Coffman would hold serve in the fifth rotation and put together a point streak of 7 to open up an 18-6 lead. Lewis County would struggle to hold serve for the remainder of the set and Coffman would cruise to take a 25-14 set win and take the match by a score of 2-0.
The Lady Panthers visited the E.O. Coffman Middle School Lady Panthers on Wednesday, September 7th for a varsity match.
With the first set tied at 1 in the second rotation, the Coffman girls ran off 7 straight points to pull out to an 8-1 lead. Lewis County would hit a wall, failing to hold service for their next six rotations and falling further behind as Coffman took a 23-6 lead into the eighth rotation, ultimately taking the opening set of the match 25-8. After a break the Lady Panthers bounced back early in the second set. In the Lewis County half of the first rotation, the Lady Panthers reeled off 5 straight points to take a 5-1 lead. After each team exchanged short scoring runs the Lady Panthers clung to a 12-10 lead after five complete rotations. A four-point run in the sixth rotation gave the Lady Panthers a 16-11 lead, and Coffman answered in the seventh rotation with a 3-point run and broke Lewis County’s serve. The set would remain tight to the end, going into extra points before Coffman completed their comeback in the set and took the set win 26-24 and the match 2-0.