As the varsity volleyball team continues their first season in district they are paving their way in Red Devil history. The entire community is behind the Lady Red Devils as they continue on their journey to be remembered as the very first volleyball team in Rankin history to advance to the playoffs.
The volleyball girls have now had this program for three years and are doing nothing but continuing to progress. As for getting better and working as a team, there is a lot the girls still need to work on. Skylee Loftin, a sophomore this year said “I think we can all still improve on getting our hits down and making better passes in serve receive.”
Everyone has a part in leadership when participating in this sport. From the stands, you can tell there's a lot of leadership on the court. Hadley Fouts, a junior this year said “I think everyone has a leadership role. Everyone contributes something to the team.” The girls put a lot of heart into their games and you can tell by how they carry themselves and support one another.
The varsity volleyball girls started their first district season on September 18th and have continued to strive in paving the path to playoffs. Along with getting a better look at what the game is about. Hadley Fouts also said “I am excited to see where we go in district and I think the season is going great so far.”
The team is currently 3-2 in the season and will continue to keep up the good work.
By: Breanna Correa & Paige Leigh, sophomores
Taken from The Pitchfork, Volume 8, Issue 2, October 2, 2020