Central opens VB season by falling to State Runner-Up Strasburg, Riverheads wins in 4 over Wilson

WOODSTOCK –  On a night where both Luray and Page County pushed back home matches in hopes of getting their new gyms ready Central highlighted the Shenandoah District VB schedule by hosting Class A Final Four participant Strasburg. The match was the first of the season for Central Head Coach Allison Huckstep and her Lady Falcons.

            Strasburg was playing its third match of the season and the court time appeared invaluable during the opening game of the match. The Rams captured game 1 by a final score of 25-11 and then repeated the effort in Game 2 by the identical score.

           Central appeared much more comfortable on the court in the third and final game of the match as the Falcons pushed Strasburg for a number of points on the way to falling 25-19. Central returns to action Thursday when they travel to Handley to compete in the Handley Tournament.

NVD's Dennis Atwood interviewing Centrals' Allison Huckstep
NVD's Dennis Atwood interviewing Centrals' Allison Huckstep. Check out his gamer at http://www.nvdailysports.com
From the desk of the News Virginian:
Riverheads 3, Wilson 1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-22,29-27)
Parry McClure 3, Buffalo Gap 0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-21)
The NV covered the Riverheads-Wilson match and you can check out the gamer by Josh Laprevotte at  www.newsvirginian.com shortly after midnight.
For more Strasburg coverage and an update on Bridgewater College click over to www.aroundthevalleyin60days.blogspot.com
Riverheads is now 2-0.
Luray is 1-0.
Stonewall and Gap are 1-1.
Page County is 1-2 and Central is 0-1.

Page County storms back to win in 5 games.

Head Coach Alan Knight rallying his troops.
Head Coach Alan Knight rallying his troops.
Page 3, William Monros 2
Page 3, William Monros 2
SHENANDOAH – Playing their final match in the old gym Page County found themselves on the wrong end of a 2-0 deficit against the visiting Lady Dragons of William Monroe Monday night. But have no fear for Head Coach Alan Knight and his Lady Panthers as the home team rallied to capture the final three games on their way to winning the non-district match 3-2 .
       Page County (1-2) dropped a 5 game match last week in Standardville versus the Lady Dragons but this time the would finish the comeback by the scores of 11-25,17-25,25-19,25-14
      Senior Brittany Wolfe teames with juniors Kori Jenkins and Danni
Short to lead the way for the Lady Panthers.
     Page County was slated to host Eastern Mennonite High School Tuesday night but that match has been pushed back until September 21st.