Wallace falls to Southern Union at home

Published 10:40 pm Wednesday, September 24, 2008

The Wallace Community College Selma volleyball team fell to Southern Union State Community College on Wednesday evening in Selma.

The Lady Bisons took the match 25-13, 16-25, 25-14 and 25-6.

“I think we played well,” said Lady Patriot assistant coach Antoinette Blevins. “Overall, we’re getting better.”

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The Lady Bisons jumped to a 5-0 lead in game one, and cruised to the 25-13 win. They also jumped to a 5-1 lead in game two.

But momentum swung in favor of the Lady Patriots after Blevins was ejected for cheering at the scorer’s table.

“It’s a mind game,” said Blevins. “If the girls feel like you’ve got their back, it motivates them.”

The Lady Patriots broke a 14-14 tie with two consecutive blocked shots Lesse Scott and Tameka Cotton. They outscored the Lady Bisons 9-2 to clinch the game.

However, Southern Union bounced back.

The Lady Bisons galloped to a 20-9 lead in game three and and traded points with the Lady Patriots for the win.

In the final game, they led 6-0 then increased their lead to 15-5, and outscored the Lady Patriots 10-1 to clinch the match.