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Trinity stays sharp with win over Central


  • By Rebecca Leftwich
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  • Oct. 02, 2018 - 3:50 PM

By Chris Goltermann

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Visiting Trinity Christian held off Central Christian in a meeting of Sharpsburg neighbors on Monday in non-region volleyball action. 

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Keelia Jordan led Trinity’s offense with 10 kills and Stevee Kirkland added a team-high 10 assists in the victory.

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Trinity, now 22-5 overall,  also finished with 16 aces spread among six players led by sophomore setter Emma Long’s team-high of five. She also posted 29 assists. 

Sophomore Addy Taylor led the defensive effort with 12 digs, while Long and Savannah Poling added nine and six, respectively. Poling also led the Lady Lions with four blocks to go with four aces and five kills. 

Taylor was second among Trinity’s offense with six kills, followed by five each by Poling and senior Jordan Gregg. 

Both school were in action on Tuesday. Central travels to Harvester Christian, while Trinity heads to a tri-match with Our Lady of Mercy at Fayette County. 

Trinity heads to Providence Christian on Thursday for a tri-match with Meadowcreek. 

SENIOR NIGHTS THIS WEEK

Both East Coweta and Northgate held Senior Night events on Tuesday, while Newnan holds its on Thursday before heading into respective area tournaments. 

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Two of East Coweta’s three losses came in 2-1 efforts against Westminster (25-19, 20-25, 7-15) and South Forsyth (21-25, 25-21, 11-15) in between a 2-0 defeat against host Blessed Trinity (22-25, 17-25). 

The Lady Indians will head to St. Pius’ Tournament on Saturday.

Newnan (19-12) also attended the Blessed Trinity event and went 3-3 in tournament play. After opening with tough losses to Columbus (17-25, 26-24, 16-18) and South Forsyth (25-17, 21-25, 10-15), the Lady Cougars rattled off three straight 2-0 wins. 

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Newnan also lost a two-game effort to Blessed Trinity 16-25, 20-25. 

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