By Kris Freeman for White House High School
The Lady Devils came into Tuesday winners of three straight, but a powerful squad from Macon County halted the winning streak in White House’s first home match of the season.
The Tigerettes used a powerful middle and excellent ball control and net work to dispose of White House in three straight sets, 25-10, 25-13 and 25-10. In each set, White House kept it close until the 10-7 mark and then Macon County pulled away and closed out.
White House fell to 3-2 for the young season.
The Lady Devils fought off set points in all three opportunities but late rallies were near impossible with a big deficit.
Macon County dominated the match with 29 assists and six aces, while White House had just 14 assists and three aces. In the third set, unforced errors proved to be the hosts undoing.
Macon County also had 37 digs to White House’s 29, but the most effective ability was changing up shot effectiveness at the net. Macon County rotated third shots between solid kills and soft taps and kept the Lady Devils off balance.
As a result, White House committed 43 errors to Macon County’s 19.
Senior Ally Grace Sloan had two aces and junior Justine Lowe had the other. Lowe and junior libero Megan Thompson had seven digs,
Sophomore Caleigh Anderson had four kills, and Lowe and Sloan each had three. Sloan had eight assists and freshman Olivia Davidson had three. Four Lady Devils were at 100 percent serve percentage including Izzy Parks, who had nine attempts without an error.
White House hosts Greenbrier Thursday at 5 p.m.