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Lady Tigers claim third straight

September 21, 2011
By Edgar Kelley - Sports Editor ( , The Inter-Mountain

Elkins defeated Grafton in three games Tuesday night in Big 10 Conference action at Richard P. Simmons Memorial Gymnasium.

The Lady Tigers (3-2) earned a third-consecutive victory with the win. Elkins won the match 26-24, 25-15 and 25-11.

Haylee Miller led the way for the Lady Tigers with seven kills and four ace serves. Natalie Green followed with five ace serves and four kills, while Kaitlyn Miller had 10 kills and two solo blocks.

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Andrew Davis
Elkins High School’s Kaitlyn Miller goes up for a spike over a Grafton player Tuesday night in the Lady Tigers’ win.

Ashley Simmons chipped in with five kills and Amiah Price had four ace serves for EHS.

"We still have a lot of work to do, but I was pleased with the win," Elkins coach Penny Crawford said. "We need to work harder as we progress into the season."

Elkins also won the junior varsity match on Tuesday.

The Lady Tigers won the first game 25-8, but fell in the second contest 25-22. Elkins rebounded in third game 25-12 to claim the victory.

The junior varsity team improves to 3-2 with the win.

Elkins will play a 7 p.m. Big 10 Conference contest on Thursday at Preston.



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