WETS ALEXANDRIA — Twin Valley South had two volleyball matches last week, first against Ansonia before participating in a Volley for the Cure event held at Tri-Village.
The Panthers started off the week with a victory in straight sets against the Tigers, 25-16, 25-14, 25-10.
The Panthers were led by Sidney Mowell, who served very well for the team. She had two aces and 22 service points. Madison Wright was 17 of 18 on serve receive with two aces and 10 digs as well. Abby Beneke and Mylan Crews charted 15 kills and 22 assists, respectively, and Audrey Chesney had two solo blocks and six kills.
South then adorned pink when they traveled to Tri-Village on Thursday, Oct. 8, where the Panthers prevailed in four sets.
The schools also had over 35 baskets to raffle off, as well as plenty of door prizes for fans to win. The event also presented all breast cancer survivors to the floor to receive pink carnations in support of the battle they are facing.
It was a night bigger than volleyball, with both teams banning together to raise awareness – and funds – for a just cause.
South will finish out the regular season this week. They were scheduled to travel to Brookville on Monday, Oct. 12 and hosted Newton on Tuesday, Oct. 13. They will travel to Mississinawa Valley on Thursday, Oct. 15 for a 5:30.
In the post season, South is paired to face Franklin Monroe on Monday, Oct. 19 in Tipp City. The match is schedule to start at 7:30 p.m.
The Panthers faced off against F-M earlier in the season, losing in three closely contested sets (18-25, 19-25, 19-25).
Jeremy Erskine may be reached at 937-683-4061 or on Twitter @jerskine_RH