Spain Park defeats Chelsea in close four-set match

Published 12:58 pm Tuesday, September 13, 2022

By LAUREN SEXTON | Sports Reporter

CHELSEA – Spain Park traveled to take on Chelsea Thursday, Sept. 9. The Jaguars took down the Hornets 3-1 in four close sets.

The Jaguars defeated the Hornets 25-21 in the first set. Despite Chelsea’s best efforts and the Hornets beating the Jaguars 27-25 in the second set, Spain Park defeated Chelsea 25-23 and 25-19 in the remaining sets of the match Thursday evening.

Spain Park senior  Emily Breazeale led the Jaguars with 14 kills during the county matchup, while freshman Megan Ingersoll followed Breazeale with 13 kills. Seniors Ashley Fowler, Lilly Johnson and Haley Thompson each had four aces for Spain Park, while Brooklyn Allison added two aces.

Sophomore Reagan Gilbert and Ingersoll led Spain Park with two blocks each, while Allison had the highest number of digs for the evening, totaling 22 throughout the match. Breazeale added 11 digs.

Thompson and Johnson both totaled 17 assists each, while Allison led Spain Park with 25 receptions throughout the evening and Fowler and Ingersoll both had 17 each.

Chelsea senior Emma Pohlmann had 13 kills, while sophomore Cara Belcher followed with 10.

Senior Madison Moore led the Hornets with three aces, while senior Ava Morris and junior Mary Kendyl Dojonovic each had two aces.

The Hornets were also led by 13 digs from Sartin, while Dojonovic and Pohlmann each had big nights as well with 12 digs. Moore totaled 20 assists to pave the way in that category. 

Chelsea takes on John Carrol at home on Tuesday, Sept. 13, while the Spain Park Jaguars hit the road to take on Oak Mountain Tuesday evening.