COAHOMA — The Veribest Lady Falcons quickly found out they were going to have to dig deep if they wanted to earn a win against the Coahoma Bulldogettes in their own home.
Veribest came out on top in three sets — 23-25, 22-25, 22-25 — in a match where both teams jostled the lead back and forth all night.
MaKynlee Overton led the Bulldogettes on offense. The Coahoma junior pounded out nine kills. Fellow teammates Kirah Kimball had six and Sydney Rinard spiked four. Zoie Joslin had 15 assists for the game and Madison Rodgers earned one ace.
In a game marked with a number of long rallies, Kenzi Canales had a team high of six digs to help keep the Bulldogettes in the match. Caitlyn Corley had four.
Next: The varsity Bulldogettes head to Post on Saturday. Game time is 1 p.m.
Veribest DEF Coahoma: 23-25, 22-25, 22-25
Veribest DEF Coahoma JV Red: 14-25, 21-25.
Varsity Game Stats only
Aces: Madison Rodgers 1.
Kills: Madison Rodgers 1, Julia Cox 2, Kirah Kimball 6, Sydney Rinard 4, Caitlyn Corley 3, MaKynlee Overton 9.
Blocks: Madison Rodgers 1, Kirah Kimball 4, Caitlyn Corley 1, MaKynlee Overton 3
Assists: Madison Rodgers 1, Zoie Joslin 15, Kenzi Canales 1, Kirah Kimball 1, Sydney Rinard 1, Caitlyn Corley 1, MaKynlee Overton 1.
Digs: Madison Rodgers 1, Kenzi Canales 6, Caitlyn Corley 4.