Lady Cats fall to Tolsia


By Bryan Walters - bwalters@aimmediamidwest.com



Hannan junior Pammie Ochs, middle, bumps a ball in the air during Game 1 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va.


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Hannan junior Josie McCoy (2) hits a spike attempt during Game 2 of Tuesday night's volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)


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Hannan freshman Halie Johnson (24) tips a free ball over the net during Game 2 of Tuesday night's volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)


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Hannan senior Hailey White (26) bumps the ball in the air during Game 3 of Tuesday night's volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)


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ASHTON, W.Va. — A tough night for the Lady Cats.

The Hannan volleyball team ultimately dropped its seventh straight decision on Tuesday night during a 25-3, 25-23, 25-8 setback to visiting Tolsia in a non-conference matchup in Mason County.

The host Lady Cats (2-12) never led in Game 1 as the Lady Rebels stormed out to early leads of 3-0, 7-1 and 11-3 before reeling off the final 14 points en route to a 22-point win and a 1-0 match edge.

THS put a different group of starters on the floor in Game 2, which ended up making things a bit more interesting after both teams battled through five ties and three lead changes to end up at the two-point outcome.

Tolsia opened up its biggest lead at 9-3, but HHS reeled off 10 of the next 14 points to knot things up at 13. The guests followed with a 8-4 run that led to a 21-17, edge, but the Lady Cats followed with a 6-1 surge that resulted in the hosts’ first lead of the night at 23-22.

The Lady Rebels, however, broke serve for a 23-all contest, then tacked on the remaining two points to secure a 2-0 match advantage.

The hosts claimed early leads of 2-0 and 3-2 in the finale, but THS countered with 22 consecutive points before Hannan broke serve for a 24-4 contest. Kassidee Bush converted four consecutive service points before Tolsia broke serve to wrap up the 17-point win and a 3-0 match outcome.

Josie McCoy led the Hannan service attack with five points, followed by Bush and Baylee Hudnall with four points apiece. Pammie Ochs and Hailey White also added a point each in the setback.

Hudnall led the HHS net attack with two kills, while McCoy and White each had a kill. Bush and Halie Johnson also had a block apiece for the Lady Cats.

Tolsia also earned a season sweep of Hannan after claiming a 3-0 win in Fort Gay last week.

The Lady Cats return to action Thursday when they travel to Huntington Saint Joseph for a 5 p.m. match.

Hannan junior Pammie Ochs, middle, bumps a ball in the air during Game 1 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va.
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/10/web1_10.12-HAN-Ochs.jpgHannan junior Pammie Ochs, middle, bumps a ball in the air during Game 1 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. Bryan Walters|OVP Sports

Hannan junior Josie McCoy (2) hits a spike attempt during Game 2 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/10/web1_10.12-HAN-McCoy.jpgHannan junior Josie McCoy (2) hits a spike attempt during Game 2 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)Bryan Walters|OVP Sports

Hannan freshman Halie Johnson (24) tips a free ball over the net during Game 2 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/10/web1_10.12-HAN-Johnson.jpgHannan freshman Halie Johnson (24) tips a free ball over the net during Game 2 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)Bryan Walters|OVP Sports

Hannan senior Hailey White (26) bumps the ball in the air during Game 3 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)
http://www.mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/10/web1_10.12-HAN-White.jpgHannan senior Hailey White (26) bumps the ball in the air during Game 3 of Tuesday night’s volleyball match against Tolsia in Ashton, W.Va. (Bryan Walters|OVP Sports)Bryan Walters|OVP Sports

By Bryan Walters

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Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.

Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.