Posted on September 26, 2013.
The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels picked up a three-set victory over a home-schooled team from Jonesboro, Ark., Sept. 17 in the TRA Gymnasium. The Lady Rebels defeated the Lady Eagles 25-15, 25-14 and 25-15. In the opening set TRA jumped out to a 6-1 lead behind solid play at the net from Asante’ Lopez, Jordyn Thornell and Madison Cranford. The Lady Eagles rallied to erase the deficit before Lady Rebels like Kendall Seering and Jackie Kuykendall neutralized their attack with serves. When Seering delivered an ace, TRA was ahead 22-14. The Lady Rebels closed out the opening set 25-15. TRA was able to repeat that pattern in then next two sets to earn the victory.