UNION COUNTY — At first they were trailing but the Sims Middle Girls Volleyball Team turned things around to defeat Gaffney Wednesday evening.
In a statement released shortly after her team’s triumph, Coach Tracy Duncan said that “Sims girls won against Gaffney three games to two.”
Duncan said that the team’s victory was a reversal of its fortunes from the beginning which saw Gaffney take an early lead.
“While trailing two games to zero, the girls came back and fought hard to win the match three to two,” Duncan said.
Duncan said that the members of the team each contributed to the turnaround and the ensuing win.
“Kayla Sinclair, Carley Sumner, Jasmine Martin, Nina Newton, Autumn Wilson, and Abby Gregory served well,” Duncan said. “Annesley Phillips and Chelsea Dunlap had several kills and digs along with Sinclair and Sumner.
“I am proud of the girls and the confidence they displayed!” she said. “After the nervousness and tension went away, they were setting up and hitting well! This year is going to be great!! We have talent, brains, and very athletic girls!! I can’t wait to see what this season holds!!”
Duncan said that everyone on the team got to play “and did well. Of course we have a lot of work to do, but this win is an awesome way to start the season!!”
The Sims Middle School Girls Volleyball Team’s next game will be Monday, Sept. 11 at 4:30 p.m. at McCracken. The team’s schedule also includes the following games on the following dates:
• Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Boiling Springs
• Monday, Sept. 18 at Florence Chapel
• Wednesday, Sept. 20 hosting Granard
• Monday, Sept. 25 at Carver
• Wednesday, Sept. 27 hosting Gable
• Monday, Oct. 2 hosting Rainbow Lake
• Wednesday, Oct. 4 at DR Hill
• Monday, Oct. 9 hosting Fairforest
• Wednesday, Oct. 11 hosting Dawkins
All the above games are played at 4:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 14, the team will play in the Peachtree Conference Tournament. The location and time of the game has yet to be announced.