LEXINGTON — For the second time this week it took Fort Defiance five sets, but the Indians pulled out the win 20-25, 25-18, 20-25, 25-18,15-9 Thursday night over Rockbridge County.
Jayden Beasley paced the Indians with 18 kills and seven blocks, while Madison Kimmel had 29 assists, 24 digs and a pair of aces. Tori Cleveland finished with 10 kills and 18 digs in the win.
“The girls worked really hard,” said Fort coach Sue Leonard. “We touched a lot of balls on defense. We had a great defensive effort.”
Casey Mozingo recorded 21 digs and six kills and Ashley Humphries had 21 digs and five aces for Fort Defiance.
“They are a team that never gives up,” said Leonard. “That’s a good thing. It says a lot about them.”
Fort’s jayvee team also won, topping Rockbridge 25-16, 13-25, 15-6. Kailyn Nestor led the Indians with 10 assists and two service aces.
Fort Defiance is at home Tuesday against Stuarts Draft.