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Beach volleyball team off and running

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY

Daily News

LaGrange College’s beach volleyball team finished a busy weekend with a pair of home matches on Saturday.

The Panthers played four matches in two days, and they came up short in each of them as they look for the first win in the history of the program.

After losing to Lincoln Memorial 5-0 on Saturday, LaGrange College (0-7) lost to Huntingdon 4-1.

The highlight of Saturday’s matches came when Jhaira Harris and Kylie Neal teamed up to win a three-set thriller against Huntingdon, giving LaGrange College its first win of the season.

Huntingdon won the other four matches to earn the team victory.

Here are the results from Saturday’s matches:

LINCOLN MEMORIAL 5

LAGRANGE COLLEGE 0

1 – Lindsey Nartker and Rylee Storms (Lincoln) beat Kaela Busby and Bailey Moss, 21-14, 21-1

2 – Yileen Ng and Emma Winford( Lincoln)  beat Jhaira Harris and Kylie Neal, 21-9, 21-6

3 – Gabriela Abreu and Sarah Jones (Lincoln) beat Ariel Modeste and Shannon Williams, 21-7, 21-6

4 – Emily Walter and Caitlin Bethell (Lincoln) beat Emily Boswell and McKenzie Richards, 21-17, 21-5

5 – Sierrah Lemons and Karlie Bowlin (Lincoln)  beat Baylee Robinson and Yana Fenderson, 21-5, 21-14

HUNTINGDON 4

LAGRANGE COLLEGE 1

1 – Amy Tyma and April Reese (H) beat Kaela Busby and Bailey Moss, 21-16, 21-7

2 –  Jhaira Harris and Kylie Neal (L) beat Shelby Freese and Jessica Brink, 17-21, 21-17, 18-16

3 – Addison Genard and Lauren Hinton (H) beat Ariel Modeste  and Shannon Williams, 21-11, 21-7

4 – Shelby McAllister and Morgan Ilsey (H) beat Emily Boswell and McKenzie Richards, 21-19, 17-21, 15-13

5 – Zakira Landrum and Ashanti Thomas (H) beat Baylee Robinson and Yana Fenderson, 21-14, 21-17