GPS Earns Volleyball Split With East Ridge, Walker Valley

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - by Special To The Chattanoogan.com
Madison Pruett (10) with a kill against GPS
Madison Pruett (10) with a kill against GPS

The GPS volleyball team won one and lost one at GPS Wednesday afternoon.

The Bruisers won the first set against Walker Valley by a 25-18 score before dropping the next two by scores of 25-15 and 25-21.

GPS then rebounded with a 2-0 victory over East Ridge by scores of 25-11 and 25-11.

Olivia Berger had 26 digs and 21 kills to lead the Bruisers, now 14-18 overall.

Kelby Crownover had 21 digs while Angela Bonds had 20 digs and 15 kills.  Reagan Williams added 25 assists, 17 digs and nine kills..

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