Lady Rebels roll past Symmes Valley


September 17, 2012

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — The South Gallia volleyball team improved to 6-3 overall this season following a 25-16, 25-19, 25-14 victory over visiting Symmes Valley Monday night in a non-conference matchup in Gallia County.

The host Lady Rebels shook off a slow start in Game 1, rallying back from an 11-6 deficit while scoring 19 of the next 24 points — including the last dozen — to claim an early 1-0 match lead. SGHS never trailed in Game 2 and scored the final seven points in Game 3 to wrap up the straight-game decision.

Shelby Sanders led the Lady Rebel service attack with 19 points and six aces, followed by Brynn Adams with 10 points. Ellie Bostic and Meghan Caldwell both chipped in seven points apiece to the winning cause, while Alicia Hornsby added three points. Sara Bailey and Bailie Corbin also had two points each in the triumph.

Bostic and Caldwell both led the net attack with nine kills apiece, with Caldwell adding three blocks and Bostic adding one block. Adams was next with seven kills, while Corbin recorded one kill. Bailey led the defense with two digs, while Corbin and Sanders had one dig each. Hornsby led the passing game with 25 assists.

Ummer McMillan led the Lady Vikings with 11 service points, followed by Megan Johnson with six points and Stephanie Brown with five points.