The host Continental High Volleyball team made quick work of North Baltimore in non league action on Saturday afternoon. The Pirates opened the match by putting 4 points on the board and had 14 points before the Tigers had their side out point. By this point it was 14 -4 Pirates. The Pirates would get 9 more side out points to the Tigers 4 for a 25-9 Pirate first game win. The Pirates got 5 side out points from Kennedy Hiltner in the first game while Kerri Prowant finished the first game with 4 side out points.
The game started with the Pirates opening the game with 4 points. The Tigers would battle back to make it 4 all. The Pirates would get 11 side out points while Kennedy Hiltner was serving to make it 16-4 Pirates. The Tigers would follow that up with 3 side out points to half the deficit 16-8. The Pirates would outscore the Tigers 25-11 for the second game win.
The Tigers would get their first lead of the day when they took a 2-1 lead in the third game. The Pirates would open up the game with 5 side out points from Kennedy Hiltner. Pirates 7-2. The Tigers would rally to take 9 of the next 14 points to tie the game at 12. The Pirates regained the advantage for good when Madelyn Potts got 3 side out points for the Pirates to take a 16-12 lead. The Tigers would battle back to make it a 2 point game 18-16. Mckenzie Rayle would put the game away for the Pirates with 4 side out points to make it 23-16 Pirates. Pirates 25-17 winner.
Mckenzie Rayle – 16 assists 7 digs, Kennedy Hiltner – 9 digs, Madelyn Potts – 8 kills 8 digs, Tygre Troyer – 8 kills 5 digs.
The Pirates are now 1-0 and will travel to Patrick Henry on Tuesday. The Tigers are 0-1.
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter