Lady Net Dogs Take 3rd at Area Tournament and Advance to the State Tournament

Lyons, GA – October 17, 2022 | Coach Terry Goodwin | Photo Courtesy of Toombs County Volleyball’s Instagram

Saturday was a busy day at Toombs County HS as the Lady Net Dog Volleyball team hosted the Area Volleyball Tournament.

The Lady Net Dogs finished the day in third place, starting with straight-set wins over Windsor Forest (25-21 and 25-10). Standouts in that match were Zariaha Newkirk (9 service points, 5 aces, 4 digs, and 5 kills), Makayla Brewton (8 service points and 5 aces), and Anna Patrick (5 kills).

In the second match of the day, the Dogs fell against the Appling County Pirates (25-10 and 25-10). Newkirk had 4 kills in the match and Freshman Arianna Hill had 2 kills.

The third match of the Tournament for Toombs was a straight-set win over Pierce County (25-23 and 25-19 ). Highlights in that match were Anabel Cruz’s 6 service points, 4 aces, and 9 Assists. Newkirk contributed with 4 service points, 3 aces, 2 blocks, 3 digs, and 12 kills. Patrick had 3 blocks and 4 kills and Martasia Burton added 7 assists. Kortney Mahone had 4 service points.

Congratulations to the Lady Net Dogs for advancing to the State Tournament. They will travel to Augusta on Wednesday to face Richmond County Technical Career and Magnet School at 5:30 PM. We’d also like to say thank you to all that helped with the tournament.