Leopards Rally Past Mustangs for Five Set Victory – Volleyball
Louisville 25-23-21-25-15, Tuslaw 15-25-25-20-5
The Louisville Leopards Varsity Volleyball Team rallied to defeat the visiting Tuslaw Mustangs in five sets 25-15, 23-25, 21-25, 25-20, 15-5 Thursday Night at Louisville High School. With the victory, Louisville improves to 4-1 on the season.
Burick Leads Offense with 45 Assists
Louisville took the first set with ease 25-15, but dropped the next two sets 23-25 and 21-25 to fall behind 2-1. The Leopards were able to rally with a 25-20 fourth set victory and carried that momentum into the final set. Louisville finished how they started by taking the final set by a double digit count of 15-5.
“One of our best traits as team is that no one out there is going to give up. You can can put anyone out there on the court and no one out there is going to give up at any time.”
– Addison Burick, Senior Setter
Walters Records 41 Digs for Leps Defense
Junior Riley Walters registered 41 digs to lead the Lady Leopards defense. Walters finished just one dig shy of tying the Louisville single game mark of 42 set by Nicole Kettlewell during the 2013 season.
Senior Kiersten Kendall finished as the Leopards leading server with 5 aces.
Louisville Wins 5th Straight Over Tuslaw
Louisville has now defeated Tuslaw in each of the past 5 seasons. The Leopards won a five set thriller at Tuslaw last season. Louisville also defended home court in previous victories over the Mustangs in 2019 and 2021.
JV: Louisville 25-25, Tuslaw 8-12
Freshman: Louisville 25-25, Tuslaw 13-14
UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to take on the Alliance Aviators on Wednesday, September 6. JV will begin at 5:00 PM with varsity following around 6:00 PM.
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