Two area volleyball teams met in Chickasha on Thursday.
The Chickasha Lady Chicks hosted the Tuttle Lady Tigers. In the end, the Lady Tigers defeated Chickasha 3-0 (25-6, 25-15, 25-11) to pick up a road victory.
Strong serving and long scoring runs were key in Tuttle’s victory over the Lady Chicks. Tuttle got off to a quick start in the first set and used their long scoring runs to pull away in the final two sets of the match.
Strong serving near the start of the first set helped the Lady Tigers score eight points in a row and take an 8-1 lead. Tuttle held an 8-2 lead after 10 points.
Tuttle remained in control as the first set went on. The first set included another scoring run with the help of strong serving from Haley Sinor.
Tuttle started the second set with a scoring run, but Chickasha hung around. Through 15 points, Chickasha only trailed the Lady Tigers by one point.
Tuttle then outscored Chickasha 17-8 the rest of the way.
Up 8-7, the Lady Tigers started to pull away and eventually found themselves within one point of taking a 2-0 lead over the Lady Chicks. Chickasha managed to fight off three set points, but Tuttle was then able to close out the set and keep control of the match.
The Lady Chicks managed to get off to a strong start in the third set of the match. Chickasha held a 3-2 advantage after five points.
But the Lady Tigers were eventually able to take control of the third set to complete the sweep, outscoring the Lady Chicks 23-8 the rest of the way.