Lady Tigers take 2nd place at Slam Fest

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The Lady Tigers traveled to Harrison, Arkansas this past Saturday to play in the Ozarks Slam Fest at Brandon Burlsworth Yourh Center. Bracketed games decided how, and who would advance to the Championship game scheduled for 3:00pm.

The Lady Tigers won their first game against Alpena at 10:00am, with the best “2 of 3” with scores of 25-23, and 25-9.

Mansfield vs. Alpena stats:
Assists: Holmes and Shoell 10
Digs: Holmes 3, Shoell 2
Kills: Weaver 11, Clark 4
Blocks: Shoell 1, Davis 1 assisted block 1 solo block

With their win against Alpena, the Lady Tigers advanced to their second game against Valley Springs. Again, the Lady Tigers win the first two sets with scores of 25-23, and 25-22

Mansfield vs. Valley Springs stats:
Assists: Holmes 8, Shoell 8, Plymale 2
Kills: weaver 6, Davis 5
Aces: Nicodemus 3
Blocks: Shoell and Davis 1

The two wins placed Mansfield in the winners bracket, heading into the Championship game scheduled for 3:00pm, against Piggot.

The Lady Tigers struggled with serves, and ended up being the aspect that led them to lose by 4-points in the first set, and 6-points in the second.

Mansfield vs. Piggot Stats
Blocks: Carlton and weaver 2, Davis 2 assisted and 1 solo
Aces: weaver 2
Kills: weaver 7, Bolton 2
Assists: Shoell 10, Holmes 2

This loss gave the Lady Tigers a 2nd place finish. Head Coach Savanna Colbert stated, “the serving issue is fixable, and can be corrected during practice. I am very proud of how the girls played, and 2nd place is something to be proud of.”

Congratulations Lady Tigers!!!!

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