The Hixson Lady Wildcats gave the Soddy Daisy Lady Trojans all they wanted on the volleyball court Wednesday afternoon.
Playing a non-district match at Soddy Daisy, Hixson won a close first set by a 26-24 score before Soddy Daisy came bouncing back to win the next two, 25-7 and 25-11.
Just when it appeared that Soddy Daisy was taking control of the match, Hixson came back to win the fourth set, 25-13. Then in the decisive fifth, the Lady Trojans roared to a 15-8 win to claim the overall victory.
Alex Schafer had 17 kills and 21 digs to pace Soddy Daisy while Hannah Robertson contributed 30 digs. Chloe Mitchell was also instrumental in the winning effort with 33 assists.
Soddy Daisy is now 17-10 overall and will host Rhea County on Thursday.
SODDY DAISY STATS:
Alex Schafer -- 17 kills, 21 digs, 2 aces;
Laura Jenkins -- 5 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs;
Rachel Hargis -- 4 aces, 29 digs;
Haley Reynolds -- 3 blocks;
Hannah Robertson -- 30 digs;
Chloe Mitchell -- 33 assists, 2 blocks;
Lauren Smith -- 2 aces, 8 kills, 24 digs;
Karigan Fulghum -- 5 kills, 1 block.
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