PREP VOLLEYBALL: Pair of Lady Eagles fall to Winston County in tri-match, Cold Springs defeats Vinemont

Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune

Kylon Hamby sends one back over the net against Vinemont in Cold Springs' Thursday win. (Nick Griffin for The Cullman Tribune)

BREMEN – Winston County and Vinemont both traveled to Cold Springs Thursday night for a tri- match, and both sets of Lady Eagles came up short against the Yellow Jackets, while Cold Springs put away Vinemont when the local teams’ head to head matchup.

The Lady Eagles of Vinemont and Cold Springs got things started and the home-standing Lady Eagles in white came away with wins in two sets, both by a score of 25-20. Kylon Hamby led the way for Cold Springs in the first set, collecting three aces and four kills in the win. Olivia Johnson was the standout on Vinemont’s side of the net, racking up two blocks and three kills. Hamby picked up five more kills in the second set while Anna Kate Voce added two aces and two kills of her own. Rachel Hall had a big second set for the Lady Eagles in red, posting two blocks and three kills.

Next up, Winston County hit the floor to take on Vinemont and the lady Yellow Jackets were able to pull away from the Lady Eagles in two sets. Maddie Oliver scored an ace and three kills for Vinemont in the first set to go along with another kill and two digs in the second set.

For the final matchup of the night, Cold Springs made its way back onto the floor to face Winston County. The Lady Eagles came up just short in two close sets by a score of 25-22 in each set. Emma Chambers had a huge match for the Lady Eagles, racking up 10 kills and a block in their loss to the Lady Yellow Jackets. Voce had a big match for Cold Springs as well, posting three kills, a block and 15 digs.

Cold Springs and Vinemont will both be back in action Saturday at the St. Bernard Invitational.

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