Lady Cats Cruise to Win Over OlneyThe Salem Lady Wildcats took down the Lady Tigers of Olney Tuesday night, winning in two sets.
The scores were 25-9, 25-16.
Salem was in complete control all night long, after having not played since a second-place finish at the Carbondale Invitational ten days ago.
Salem Head Coach Sherry Cook says the layoff had the Lady Cats eager to play once again.
"We were ready to play since we hadn't played in ten days. The girls were pumped up and in the first game, they came out and showed they were ready to get back into the swing of things."
Bethany Meyer served fifteen points, including two aces. Brianna Ashby served ten points with one ace. Cassie Brashear had three aces and helped Salem jump out to an early lead in the first set.
Haylee Nielson led the team in digs and kills, with seven and six respectively. Amber Hays added five kills. Kyla Cook finished with nineteen assists.
Cook says her squad jumped on the Lady Tigers early and kept the foot on the gas pedal.
"They weren't going to let Olney back in the game. We got a swing. We got passes. We got serves in the first game. It all worked out really well."
Salem travels to Paris Thursday for the last volleyball trip in Apollo Conference play.
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