After a demanding stretch that included 15 matches in five days last week in contests against some of the top high school volleyball teams in the area, the game-tested Lady Eagles of Seymour has a more typical schedule of matches on the docket for the week ahead.
The Lady Eagles (9-8) embarked on their current stretch of action with yet another tough one. Seymour traveled to Catholic High School Monday to face the talented Lady Irish and the Christian Academy of Knoxville Lady Warriors in a challenging three-team date.
In the opener against the private school Lady Warriors, Seymour fell behind early but rallied behind the efforts of Rachel Smith and Hailey Lindsey to steal the game, 25-22.
If Smith and Lindsey’s names aren’t familiar yet to area volleyball fans, it’s because SHS head coach Ed Irvin is in the process of molding a new core of players to replace a group of seniors that formed the nucleus of last year’s Lady Eagles’ squad that won the most games in school history.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.