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Bobcats - Bulldogs Classic
by: Tripp Norris
Over the past few years the
Andalusia and Opp have tangled on the volleyball court with the
Lady Bulldogs usually getting the better of their county rival.
Last Tuesday Opp Lady Bobcats looked to turn the table in the
series as they hosted Andalusia. The Andalusia Varsity
girls got off to a fast start jumping out to a 13-5 lead. Later
in the contest Opp found
down 22-12, but outscored Andalusia 13-1 the rest of the game to
pull off a 25-23 comeback win. Opp used that momentum to jump
out to a ten point lead of their own in game two 16-6. Andalusia
had no answer for the Lady Bobcat attack and Opp won game two
easily 25-12. Game three was tight in the early going with
Andalusia taking a one point lead 10-9. Opp slingshot past the
Lady Dogs on the next rally for six points and a 15-10 lead.
Another big five point rally at the end sealed the win for Opp
as they won game three 25-16 to sweep the rival Lady Bulldogs.
The JV Lady Bobcats came out on fire scoring the first six
points of the game. Opp piled up six multipoint rallies in a row
to cruise to the win in game one 25-8. The opposite occured in
game two when it was Andalusia who got off to the fast start.
Andalusia led by ten at one point 15-5, but Opp rallied late.
Facing a must win down 24-19, Opp battled back to cut the
Andalusia lead to just one at 24-23. The Lady Cats came up short
in game two 25-23 setting up a sudden death game three.
Andalusia started off game three scoring the first four points.
Opp roared past Andalusia with a five point rally for an 8-5
lead. The Lady Bobcats never looked back and took game three
15-12 and the series two games to one for their first win of the
In the JR High contest Andalusia led for most of
the game. Midway through game one the Lady Bulldogs led 16-11
before Opp pulled to within one point at 16-15. With the score
24-22 it appeared Andalusia was going to take the first game in
regulation until Opp rallied back to go ahead 25-24. Andalusia
scored the next three points for the win 27-25. Game two was
just as close with Andalusia leading most of the early portions.
The Lady Bulldogs were up 19-14 when Opp went on an eight point
rally to take the lead 22-19. Andalusia then when on a six point
rally of their own to take game two 25-22.
Opp 25 Andalusia 23
Opp 25 Andalusia 12
Opp 25 Andalusia 16
Opp 25 Andalusia 8
Andalusia 25 Opp 23
Opp 15 Andalusia 12
Andalusia 27 Opp 25
Andalusia 25 Opp 22