Mobile, AL – The Dirty Dozen wins their second Area Match against the Lady Trojans on the road. McGill-Toolen now 2-0 in Region play and 17-7 overall on the season. Daphne put up a good battle in each set but McGill-Toolen showed their dominance. Only going into 3 sets 25-16, 25-15, 25-9, the Dirty Dozen had a total of 36 kills and 18 aces. Leading the charge was Anna Grace Sparks with 14 Kills, 2 Digs, .357 hitting% and 100% serve percentage.
Our attackers were efficient throughout the match- we finished the match hitting .294. Our serving also helped keep Daphne off balance. We were able to serve zones accurately to keep their offense off the net.
This was our second area match of the season. We defeated Foley previously, and we are at Fairhope on 9/29 to conclude area play.
Locally, we had a big week last week and this week- we played Spanish Fort, Bayside, Daphne, and we will host St. Paul’s on Thursday. Our offense is still working to create the best match-ups, and we have suffered a few injuries. We are hoping to be full strength by early October.
Defeated Spanish Fort 3-0 and Bayside 3-1. McGill-Toolen’s game against Spanish Fort went only into 3 sets 25-19, 25-16, 25-9. The game against Bayside went into 4 sets Bayside winning only the 1st set 28-26, 25-22, 25-15, 25-22. McGill-Toolen played in the Nike Tournament of Champions in Miami, FL earlier this month and finished 20th out of 80 teams.
Head Coach Kate Wood has her young ladies playing at a high level and starting to peaking at the right time. McGill-Toolen next game is at home Thursday Sept. 22nd against St. Paul’s at 6pm.