Lady Eagles Set Up For Playoffs

The Lady Eagles had a huge week playing Central Mountain and Philipsburg-Osceola back to back. If the Lady Eagles won both games, then it would hopefully secure their 5th place ranking for playoffs.

Tyrone 3, Central Mountain 0

Going into Monday nights game against Central Mountain, the Lady Eagles wanted to terminate and get out in 3.

In the first set, the Lady Eagles came out slower than expected. With the help of junior Ebonee Rice’s wicked serve, the Lady Eagles held on and won 25-18. The Lady Eagles kept the pressure on Central Mountain winning the next two sets 25-18 and 25-12.

“It wasn’t a clean match for us, but the girls are getting used to a new setter and some are still battling illnesses. The important thing is that we overcame the bumps in the road and came out with the win,” said Assistant Head Coach Bob Oberheim.

Senior Kylee Gooding lead with 13 kills, 9 digs, 2 aces, and 7 service points while junior Brianna Foy had 6 kills, 6 digs, and 2 service points. Sophomore Courtney Williams had 3 blocks and sophomore Makenna Bauer had 2 kills, 2 aces, 5 service points. Junior Ebonee Rice had 5 digs, 5 aces, and 18 service points while sophomore Miranda Goodman had 18 assists, 3 aces, 6 service points, 3 digs. Freshman Maecy Tuskovich had 2 aces, 2 service points.

Tyrone 3, Philipsburg-Osceola 1

Every year when the Lady Eagles go and play Philipsburg at their place, they always shut down. With it being the end of the regular season, the Lady Eagles had to find a way to change that mentality and pull out the win.

The first set was rocky for the Lady Eagles. The girls had a tough time passing balls to get kills and the serving was off. PO came out ready to roll and took the set from the Lady Eagles 25-18. Determined to win the Lady Eagles fought had in the second match to win 25-23. The third set, the Lady Eagles made a turn around and served lights out. The Lady Eagles had a 8-3 service lead at the beginning of the set and kept it throughout the entire set. The Lady Eagles won 25-16 and also finished the game in four with a score of 25-21.

Gooding lead with 19 service points, 5 aces, 10 digs, and 16 kills. Foy had 8 service points, 1 ace, 7 digs, and 4 kills while Bauer had 3 service points, 1 ace, and 3 kills. Rice had 18 service points, 8 aces, and 7 digs. Goodman had 11 service points and 7 aces, Junior Alexis Umholtz had 10 digs, and Williams had 4 kills.