Lady Red Devils dominate Jam Slam Invitational

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By Steve Jarboe

The Newberry volleyball tournament was held Aug. 23 at the Newberry Gym.
The Williston Lady Red Devils won both their matches in two games each in the best of three matches.
The Lady Devils were led in game one against the Dixie County Lady Bears by a host of players.
Morgan Vanasco lifted the Lady Devils to a 9-3 lead with her serves and the team never looked back on their way to a 25-20 win.
 In the second game it was Vanasco, Samara Masseo, Darby Battle, Sarah Domenico, Chelsea who all had outstanding team play as the Lady Devils ended the match with a 25-23 win.
There were then two other matches before the Lady Red Devils would take the court for a match up with the host team Newberry.
The Chiefland Lady Indians were matched against the Lady Panthers in the second match of the evening.
It took the Lady Indians three games to pull out the win, as neither team led in any game by more than three points.
The Lady Indians won the match after falling in the first game 28-26. They came back to win games two and three 25-22 and 18-16.
The Lady Indians then took on the Dixie County Lady Bears.
After taking game one 25-23, the Lady Indians fell in game two 25-21.
 It was a point-for-point contest in the third game as the Lady Indians pulled out the win 15-13.
 The Lady Red Devils after waiting from 6:15 p.m. until 10 p.m., went on the court to face the Lady Panthers.
In game one after trailing the Lady Panthers 11-3 Lady Red Devil Samara Masseo ran off 11 straight service points to lift the Lady Red Devils to the win 25-22.
In game two the Lady Red Devils held a 24-23 lead before Chelsea Dola lobbed the final point over the net for the 25-23 two game win.
The Lady Red Devils never lost a game in this season opening tournament.
Morgan Vanasco ended the night with 7 kill shots and Dola had 5. Domenico, Battle,and Masseo had outstanding floor games through out the evening.