On Thursday the Lady Jackets headed to Wakefield Country Day School for the second round of playoff games against the very strong Owls. In the first set Lily Grossman lead her team in serves with 5 points (1ace), Citlay Sosa added 4 points, Princess Uzoma had three points, Nafisah Muhtar had two points and Jotrina Vamboi and Olachi Agba both added one point. This earned us 16 serving points out of our 25 points. Yes, 25 points! We won the first set with a score of 25-17. All of our players earned points in this set. Our serving has improved so much!
Princess came out strong in the second set and served a total of 8 points with three of them being aces. Jotrina found her groove and served 4 points (1 ace), Nafisah, Citlaly, and Olachi all added one point. We were strong on defense and held our composure against a team that is filled with amazing volleyball players. We ended up with a win for the second set with a score of 25-15! The Lady Jackets sealed the deal and now advance to the Championship game tomorrow against the girls from Rappahannock.
We played a third set and brought home another win. Citlaly Stepped up to lead her team in serving with 4 points with one being an ace. Haley Clingerman stepped up and served 3 points and Nafisah added two points to win the set 15-9. It was a clean sweep, each and every point was fought hard to win and our competition was amazing. Good luck tomorrow ladies, play like you did today and have fun. We couldn't be prouder of you for being a team that works together on the court. Like the saying goes, play hard and leave it all on the court! Win, lose, or draw you have represented RMA well and we are very proud of you. Congrats Ladies!!!!