Saints volleyball team beats St. Jude for first win

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 6, 2007

Staff Report

The Selma volleyball team got its first win of the season Wednesday night on the road against St. Jude, and the Saints had to stage a comeback to do it.

Selma lost 25-9 in the opening game but bounced back to take wins of 25-20 and 15-10.

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Chelsea Sturdivant sparked a five-point rally that brought the Saints within two points in the second game. Then Brittany Reese had a six-point service run to win and even the match at a game apiece.

Sturdivant again had a strong offensive spurt, this time going off for six points in game three.

Gabrielle Goudy brought Selma closer to the win with a pair of kills.

Darricka Green served the final point for the Saints to seal up the victory.