Panthers top rival Tigers

Published 10:11 pm Monday, September 19, 2011

Shout it out: Jemison players celebrate their 2-1 win over rival Chilton County on Monday. The Panthers fell to CCHS in a tournament two days earlier.

Jemison defeated Chilton County, 2-1, on Monday, avenging a tournament loss to its rivals two days earlier on the same court.

The Panthers on Monday dropped the first set, 25-23, but rallied to win the next two sets, 25-13 and 15-12.

Jemison finished third in its pool during the Jemison Invitational Tournament on Saturday, and the Panthers lost, 2-0 (25-15, 25-20), to Thorsby in the consolation match.

On the run: Chilton County’s Brooke Lewis passes the ball during Monday’s match.

Thorsby finished third in the other pool, after losing to Montevallo, 2-0 (25-13, 25-15), and Marbury (25-20, 30-28).

Sade’ Archie finished with 20 kills and three aces in three matches combined, Desiree Evans had seven kills and four aces, Jennifer Spivey had eight kills and eight aces, Emily Spain had 31 assists and four aces, and Jackie Holcomb had 22 digs.

Chilton County finished second in its pool, including a win over JHS, and lost to Montevallo in a semifinal match.

Kacy Sanders had 30 assists for CCHS.

Keondra Looney had eight kills against Jemison and eight digs against Montevallo, Brooke Lewis had eight digs against Jemison, and Kayla Ray had three aces against Jemison.

Montevallo then lost to tournament champion Central-Tuscaloosa, 2-1.

Central had beaten Marbury in the other semifinal.

For Jemison in the tournament, Lauren Price had three assists and two aces against Central-Tuscaloosa, Tiffany Guin had four digs against Thorsby, and Lauren Crosby had six digs and three kills against CCHS.