by Andrew Harmon
On Thursday November 3, the Spurger Lady Pirates volleyball team took on Trinidad High School in Crockett for an elimination match-up. Because each team's season was on the line, the spectators knew this was going to be an intense game. Both the fans and Lady Pirates knew that their season would come down to this game.
In the first match, the Lady Pirates started the game with great communication. This aspect of Spurger's game had been a struggle throughout the entire season. After many digs and blocks the Lady Pirates found themselves in a close match. Despite the two blocks made by Shelly Martin, the Lady Pirates fell behind in the first match, 17-25.
In the second game, the Lady Pirates were at a stand still due to Trinidad's middle hitter. However, they fought back , and with six kills from Martin and many impressive digs from Cassidy LeBouef, the Lady Pirates found themselves back in the game. After a timeout from Trinidad, Spurger fell behind and lost game two, 17-25.
The Spurger Lady Pirates had great pressure going into the third game to get a win. Unfortunately, they lost the final game and ended their season. From the first hit in August to the last in November the Lady Pirates ended their season's final game in with a close score of 21-25.
This week most of the girls will find themselves with Coach Amber Moore working on their next goal, basketball playoffs. "I have eighteen girls signed up to play. I will have a JV and varsity," said Moore, "I didn't graduate anybody from my team last year so I have the same group. We should have an awesome season if they stay focused and work hard. I'm super excited ."