The Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks came from 2 sets down to beat Sunnyvale 3-sets-t0-2 (17-25, 20-25, 25-19, 25-14 and 15-10) in an area playoff at Mount Pleasant Saturday.
Abigail Boehmke (soph) had 18 serves points, Madison Carpenter (Jr) had 7 kills and 23 digs, Mackenzie Williams (Sr) had 19 assists, sophomore Julianne Naples had 8 kills and senior Adi Koller had 9 kills.
Sunnyvale took a 2-set-to-nothing lead. However, The Lady Hawks never gave up. The Lady Hawks won the final 3 sets and their fans stormed the court.
What did PG Lady Hawks coach Amy Collvins tell the girls when they were down 2-0?
“Do not walk out on that court without believing in your teammates and yourself. They didn’t, every set they got just a little bit better and better,” Amy Collvins PG Lady Hawks coach said. “Our Timing was getting better with our blockers and our defense was reading their hitters better.”
Coach Collvins said that she is never going to give up on the PG girls.
“I’m never going to give up on these girls they have so much heart and belief in everything we do. They’re a dream team,” Coach Collvins said.
Madison Carpenter reiterated what coach collvins said.
“We believed in ourselves and I think we have more heart than any other team we play and that’s all that matters,” Carpenter said.
Pleasant Grove will play Canton in the Regional quarterfinals Tuesday night in Hallsville, Tx., at Hallsville high Colosseum at 7 p.m. The match will be broadcast live on Fox Sports Texarkana 97. FM and 1400 AM, FoxSportsTexarkana.com and Fox Sports Texarkana 97.1 FM and 1400 AM on the Radio Streaming Now APP.