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Heritage calls on bench to sweep volleyball matches


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Sep. 11, 2019 - 9:51 PM




The Heritage Lady Hawks proved Tuesday night that they can win even when head coach decided to rest his starting lineup for most of the action against Creekside Christian.

Heritage earned a sweep on the road against Creekside Christian, winning 25-6, 25-18 and 25-15.

 Molly Marsh, Isabella Siegal, Sister Rhodes, Livi Cranford and Alex Knight all started against Creekside.

Heritage increased its record to 16-4.

The defending GISA champions have won eight of their last nine.

Newnan gets region win at home: The Lady Cougars dropped the first set against visiting Westlake in region action, before pulling off the next three games for the 21-25, 25-13, 25-13, 25-12.

The Lady Cougars are ranked 12th in the Class 2-7A poll.

The victory sets up a showdown on the road Thursday against Trinity and Fayette County on the road in Fayetteville.

Trinity comes into the match with a 15-7 record and ranked seven in the Class A/AA poll.

Fayette County host the tri-match with a 12-8 record.

Northgate on a roll: Northgate head coach Matt Trucks is pleased with the effort is squad is showing over last six matches.

The Lady Vikings have six in a row, including 2-0 sweeps over New Manchester and Creekside in key Region 5-6A games.

Today they face a rematch at home against Villa Rica, a team they lost to 2-1 on the road earlier this season.

Right after that loss, the winning streak started as they also beat Alexander, Langston Hughes, Bremen, Central, New Hampshire and Creekside.

All were sweeps except for the match against Central that went three sets.

East Coweta hits road: The Lady Indians went on the road Thursday to Whitewater with a 13-8 overall record and a 3-0 mark in league play.

The Lady Indians won for the fourth time on Tuesday, beating Pebblebrook 3-0.

East Coweta took charge early, and held Pebblebrook to just 14 points in the three-set sweep.

The Lady Indians won 25-3, 25-5 and 25-6.

East Coweta’s winning streak also includes victories over Kell, Kennesaw Mountain and North Cobb.