Leesburg, Va (August 27, 2014) – The Huskies entered the jungle at Loudoun Valley and managed to scrape and claw their way to a 3-2 victory in their first regular season match. Valley jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the match as the Huskies struggled to find their identity as they seek to replace the six seniors that graduated. Sydney Garrell had a stellar night with 13 kills on 30 attempts while Alexxa Faison tossed in 12 kills on 18 attempts and Alexis Coombs tallied 10 kills on 29 attempts. While the team struggled with serve receive most of the night, Vanessa Marinelli scrambled around the court and tossed 33 assists on 79 attempts.
Player of the Game: Sydney Garrell played an outstanding match against Loudoun Valley racking up a team leading 13 kills,14 digs, 9 service points, and a team high 38 service receptions. Nine of her 14 digs occurred in the 4th and 5th games of the match and were instrumental in securing the victory for Tuscarora. Great Job Sydney!
Article submitted by Shawn Gabel