Lady Cyclones season ends with loss to Lady Falcons

Published 11:52 pm Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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Even home-court advantage couldn’t sway the outcome of the District 1 volleyball tournament in favor of the Elizabethton Lady Cyclones as Coach Leslee Bradley’s squad saw their season come to an end with a 3-1 loss to the Lady Falcons of Volunteer on Wednesday inside John Treadway Gym.

The Lady Falcons took the opening set by a 25-18 score.

Knowing they couldn’t fall in a 2-0 hole, the Lady Cyclones battle tooth and nail to earn a hard-fought 25-22 win in set two to even the match at 1-1.

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From there, Volunteer seemed to settle in as the Lady Falcons took set three by a 25-18 score and finished off the match with a 25-19 win in set four.

Lady Cyclone senior Mattie Davis finished off an outstanding four-year career as a Lady Cyclone by collecting 23 defensive digs, 16 kills, three blocks, and a serving ace.

Grace Martin tallied 22 defensive digs, two assists, and a serving ace during the match with Jayci Bowers also in double figures in digs with 16 while adding 24 assists, one block, and one serving ace.

The Lady Cyclones finished with an overall record of 10-18-0 in the 2021 season.

With the win, the Lady Falcons advanced to play Tennessee High who was upset by East on Tuesday dropping to the loser’s bracket.