NEEDLES — It was a tough night for the Needles High School Lady ’Stangs as they lost the match to NIAA 2A South League rival Lake Mead Christian Academy Lady Eagles on Oct. 6. In the first set the score was 25-17 in Game 1, 25-14 in Game 2; the second set was 25-22 in Game 1, 25-11 in Game 2.
In Game 1 of the first set the Lady ’Stangs kept it close against the Lady Eagles and midway they the score was 17-15. Great hitting from Lake Mead forced the issue and they were able to take the firs game of the first set.
The Lady ’Stangs got off to a slow start in Game 2 of the first set they trailed the Lady Eagles 5-1 early in the game. The Lady ’Stangs couldn’t bounce back from the slow start and Lake Mead took advantage and took the set.
Game 1 of set two the Lady ’Stangs midway through the game were down 17-19 then 19-22 but they rallied back to make it a 21-24 game but it wasn’t enough. the Lady ’Stangs once again tried to shake off a slow start this time in the final game of the second set. The Lady Eagles great service game and aggressive play style didn’t let the Lady ’Stangs make a come back.
The next game for the Lady ’Stangs is their homecoming game in The Corral against Lincoln County Lady Lynx starting at 3 and 4 for JV and 5 and 6 p.m. for Varsity.