The Greensville County Lady Eagles appeared to be in control after rolling to a 25-12 Game No. 1 victory in the best of 5 match against Sussex Central Tuesday in Emporia. The second game proved to be more challenging.
The visiting Tigers used four consecutive service points from Adriane Malpca to sprint to a 6-1 advantage. The Lady Eagles clawed their way back into the contest, taking the lead 14-12 following a pair of points from the serving of Macy Powell.
Sussex Central (0-13) knotted the score at 19, each, but the green and gold took the lead for good, 22-20 when Brianna Bowen slipped two scoring-serves to the floor. Greensville (6-10) held off the upset-minded Tigers 25-22.
Sussex Central was competitive in game No. 3 but never could catch the Eagles after falling behind early. The Lady Eagles went on to win the game 25-17 to sweep the match 3-0. Greensville will play at home again at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday against Appomattox Regional.