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JV Lady Chargers are 3-1 in district play

Ashley Williams of the Middlesex JVs digs a Mathews serve during Tuesday’s match in Saluda.  (Photo by Tom Chillemi)

The Middlesex High junior varsity volleyball team swept King and Queen but lost to Mathews on Tuesday in recent Tidewater District matches.

The JV Lady Chargers are 3-1 in the district and 10-2 overall.

Middlesex rebounded from a 10-point deficit in the second game against Mathews, winning 25-21. Mathews won the first game 25-12, and took the tie-breaking third game 15-7.

Against Mathews, Olivia Wilder served for 6 points (one ace) and had a dig; Ashley Lane served 3 points (2 aces), one kill and made 12 digs; Ashley Williams had 3 serves, 3 kills and 9 digs; Bridgette Self had 2 assists and 5 digs and an ace; and Jessica Dixon had 2 serves.

At King and Queen on October 2, the Lady Chargers put together a team effort, winning 25-12 and 25-15.

Jessica Dixon led Middlesex serving at King and Queen with 12 points (6 aces) and had 16 assists.

Ivy Perkins and Ally Sharpe each added 7 points, and Perkins was credited with 11 assists and Sharpe made 2 digs.

Ashley Lane had 5 serves; Kelly Wilson made one serve; Mary Stevens served an ace; and Olivia Wilder had a dig.

Middlesex hosts West Point tonight, October 9, and is at King William on Thursday, October 16, in district games. Junior varsity games begin at 6 p.m. and are followed by varsity games at 7:30 p.m.

posted 10.08.2008

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