Voyager Academy volleyball team won Wednesday's home conference match against Oxford Preparatory School by a score of 3-0 (25-21; 25-17; 25-20).
The Lady Vikings got the arsenal rolling early in Set 1 sparked by pin-point serving and passing from "Player of the Game" Junior Setter #3 Kaley Stone (18 assists, 17 service points). Voyager built a five point lead at the midway point, and never allowed the Lady Griffins to close the gap before ending the set at 25-21.
The Vikings balanced attack continued into Set 2 as the juggernaut unleashed pulverizing blows from Junior #2 Kamryn Boyce and Sophomore #5 Ashlyn Annis who collectively combined for eight kills enabling Voyager to gain a commanding lead. The frontal force lead by Senior #4 Caitlin Leggett (9 kills, 12 service points) and Freshman #7 Kate McLamb (7 kills, 15 service points) took center stage to close the set door on their opponent convincingly, 25-17. Voyager floored the pedal in Set 3 going up 13-4, only to let up off the gas prior til clenching the set and regular season finale 25-20.
Voyager's defensive gurus Seniors #15 Stacey Oxendine and #22 Zarria Bratts gobbled 13 digs and 15 digs respectively during the match, aided by Sophomore #14 Kiera DeGroat (12 digs). Supporting cast Junior #16 Briggs Rose, Senior #11 Alyssa Greene and Freshman #12 Summer Matthews all contributed timely plays to assist in the Vikings' victory.
Voyager Academy (10-13 record, 5-7 conference) host East Wake Academy in a North Central Athletic Conference Tournament - First Round match on Friday, 10/13/17. Game time is 6:45 pm.