Lady Hornets fall in straight sets to CRA

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Lady Hornet Chloe Morgan hammers a kill shot against CRA this past Monday at the Hornets' Nest. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

The Harrisburg Lady Hornets (4-10, 2-7) lost 10-25, 13-25, 10-25 to Crowley's Ridge Academy (CRA) in high school volleyball action this past Monday in Harrisburg.

In the opening game, CRA jumped out 2-0 before a Chloe Morgan kill made it 2-1. The Lady Falcons ran the score to 5-1 as Kayna Gardner had a kill for the Lady Hornets to make the score 5-2 CRA. A Destany Lovell kill made it 7-4 Lady Falcons before four consecutive points by CRA made it 11-4 forcing Harrisburg to call a time out. CRA was whistled for a net violation to make it 11-5 before the Lady Falcons scored the next two points before a long serve gave Harrisburg the point making it 13-6 CRA. The Lady Falcons scored two points before a side out gave the Lady Hornets a point making the score 15-7. CRA ran the score to 18-7 as Madison Peden got a kill for Harrisburg to make it 18-8 CRA. The Lady Falcons scored four straight points before Lovell's kill made it 22-9. Harrisburg got another point when CRA hit the ball into the net only to see the Lady Falcons score the next three points to win the game 25-10.

CRA opened the second game with an ace before two hitting errors gave the Lady Hornets a 2-1 lead. The Lady Falcons got a kill as Gardner got a kill for Harrisburg to make it 3-2 Harrisburg. The Lady Hornets scored the next two points to go up 5-2 before CRA reeled off five points to take a 7-5 lead. Lovell got a kill for the Lady Hornets, CRA got a point as Morgan and Lovell had back to back kills for the Harrisburg to make the score 8-8. The Lady Falcons scored five straight points before a hit out of bound gave the Lady Hornets a points to make it 13-9 CRA. The Lady Falcons scored four points to make it 17-9 before side out gave the Lady Hornets a points making it 17-10. The teams traded a point as CRA scored the next five to go up 23-11. Back to back kills by Peden made it 23-13 only to see Shaw Faulkner serve long and CRA get a kill to win the game 25-13.

The Lady Falcons scored the first two points of the third game before Harrisburg got on the board to make it 2-1. CRA scored the next four points as a hit violation gave the Lady Hornets a point making it 6-2 CRA. The Lady Falcons scored four more points to make it 10-2 prompting Harrisburg to call a time-out. CRA scored the next two points after the time-out before Harrisburg got a point off a serve out of bounds and a hit ball into the net by CRA to make it 12-4 Lady Falcons. CRA scored the next three points as a Gracie Barnes kill for Harrisburg made the score 15-5. Five consecutive points by the Lady Falcons made it 20-5 before a serve into the net gave Harrisburg a points making it 20-6 CRA. Harrisburg got the next two points as CRA hit the ball into the net and Peden hammered a kill to make the score 20-8 Lady Falcons. The teams traded a point to make it 21-9 only to see CRA score three straight points to go up 24-9. Harrisburg got a point when CRA hit the ball into the net but a long serve by the Lady Hornets gave CRA a point giving them a 25-10 game win and a match win.

Lovell led Harrisburg with five kills as Morgan and Peden each had four kills. Carly McCrary had 11 assists as Ariel Wallace and Faulkner had eight and seven digs respectively.

The Junior Lady Hornets won their match 29-27, 17-25, 15-12 as the Junior Lady Hornets B team won 25-21.

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