Rural Retreat High School’s volleyball team lost the first set of their match on Tuesday night.
Then the Indians gave a little more.
Or Moore in this case.
Siblings Talyn Moore (26 assists, 13 digs) and Brelyn Moore (13 kills, 13 digs) led the way as the Indians earned a quality 19-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-20 Hogoheegee District victory over the Lebanon Pioneers.
Annabelle Fiscus added 28 digs and three aces for Rural Retreat.
The trio of Julianna Stanley (14 kills), Morgan Varney (six kills, five aces) and Averi Russell (28 assists) were the stat leaders for Lebanon.
Chilhowie 3, Northwood 0
Seniors played big on Senior Night for the Warriors in a 25-21, 25-19, 25-22 Hogoheegee District victory over the Panthers.
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Hannah Goodwin led Chilhowie with 13 digs, 11 service points and four digs and Josie Sheets filled the stat sheet with 19 points, 13 assists, nine digs, seven kills and three aces. Classmates Chloe Adams (15 assists, seven digs, five kills) and Hannah Manns (five kills, three digs) also contributed for the Warriors.
Northwood was paced by Michela Snodgrass (12 kills, six points, five blocks, two aces), Sydney Carter (14 assists, seven kills, four blocks, three digs) and Karlee Frye (nine kills, three blocks, three digs, two aces).
West Ridge 3, Virginia High 0
Rylee Haynie had 10 kills and Casey Wampler tallied eight kills and nine digs to lead West Ridge to a 25-9, 25-9, 25-14 non-district win over the Bearcats.
Kari Wilson tallied 11 digs and McKenzi Smith had nine kills for the Wolves. Faith Wilson also dished out 24 assists.
Virginia High was led by Aidan James with 11 digs and Charli Carpenter with nine assists. Amelia McKenzie added six kills and Ellie Cobb had five.
J.I. Burton 3, Castlewood 1
Rehgan Sensabaugh slammed down 13 kills and served four aces as J.I. Burton earned a 25-15, 21-25, 25-12, 25-19 Cumberland District victory over Castlewood.
Anna Summers led Castlewood with nine kills and four aces, while Macee Lasley and Abbey Collins added five kills apiece. Karly Maxfield had 10 assists in the loss.
Marion 3, Graham 0
Ella Moss mashed down 20 kills and also hustled his way to eight digs as the Marion Scarlet Hurricanes cruised to a 25-14, 25-13, 25-14 Southwest District triumph.
Aubree Whitt’s 17 assists, Sophia Kehekey’s six kills and Brooke Langston’s four kills also led the way for head coach Amanda Hanshew’s club.
John Battle 3, Wise County Central 1
In a crucial Mountain 7 District match, it was John Battle’s Mackenzie Smith who rose to the occasion in a big way.
Smith slammed down 13 kills to go along with 17 assists, 10 digs and three aces in a 22-25, 25-14, 25-23, 25-21 win over Wise County Central.
Jacqueline Hill (13 digs, 13 assists), Allison Smith (32 digs) and Molly Little (13 kills) also played well for the Trojans too.
Sophomore Emmah McAmis slammed down 25 kills for Central, while she had 26 digs and five aces. Abbie Jordan’s 13 kills, Sophie Fleming’s 16 digs and Emilee Mullins’ 41 assist, 27-dig stat line were also notable.
Council 3, Twin Valley 2
Ella Rasnake served 14 aces and hustled her way to nine digs as Council collected a 25-15, 18-25, 17-25, 25-15, 15-11 Black Diamond District trumped Twin Valley.
MyKenzie Ratliff (seven aces, four digs), Isabella Ratliff (five kills) and Kayla Johnson (four kills) also played well for the Cobras.
Haylee Moore and Rayne Hawthorne were the top performers for TV.
Science Hill 3, Tennessee High 1
In a battle of conference champions from Northeast Tennessee, the Hilltoppers came out on top.
Big 5 Conference titlist Science Hill took a 22-25, 29-27, 25-23, 25-19 victory over Three Rivers Conference champ Tennessee High.
THS (25-6) received a career-high 38 assists from Bree Adams, while Sophie Meade slammed down 10 kills and tallied nine digs.
Marley Johnson, Kira Adams and Madison Blair added nine kills apiece with Sydnee Pendland posting a team-high 20 digs.
Eastside 3, Thomas Walker 0
Emma Sartin served eight aces as Eastside trounced Thomas Walker 25-9, 25-19, 25-20 for a Cumberland District win.
Braelyn Hall’s 19 assists and Taylor Clay’s nine kills sparked the Spartans as well.
Abingdon 3, Ridgeview 1
The Abingdon Falcons earned a 25-23, 23-25, 25-9, 26-24 Mountain 7 District road win.
Twin Springs 3, Rye Cove 2
Five days after dropping a tough five-setter to Eastside, Rye Cove dropped another thriller to archrival Twin Springs.
Madison Wallace led a balanced hit parade with nine kills as the Titans took a 19-25, 25-17, 16-25, 25-16, 17-15 triumph.
Seven different players had kills for the Titans, while Mary Pascual recorded 22 digs.
Rye Cove was led by Madeline Love's 17 kills and five aces.
Greeneville 8, Sullivan East 0
The state powerhouse Greene Devils blanked the Patriots.
At Clear Creek Golf Course
Marion 325, Graham 398, Virginia High 401, Tazewell 418, Richlands 444
Marion – Grayson Sheets 71, Tyler Sayers 75, Parker Wolfe 83, Isaac Roberson 96, Reid Osborne 104, Ethan Baggett 108
Graham – McCartney Hinkle 68, Alana Hamaty 99, Harrison Kowles 112, Sam Giampocaro 119, Keith Sarver 121, Bruce Terry 121
Virginia High – Nate Harper 87, Tyler Stanley 91, Brady Rader 109, Mason Campbell 114, Evan Slagle 129, Meredith Hawthorne 131
Tazewell – Chase Brown 93, Trevor Smith 96, Greta Cline 109, Landon Price 120, Ethan Martin 123
Richlands – Cooper Hurst 89, Garrett Clevinger 117 , Cragen Ashby 118, Xavier Keene 120, Jake Diperna 123, Campbell Hrovatic 1326
Notes: Marion and Graham advance to next Monday’s VHSL Region 2D tournament at Clear Creek as teams. … Harper (Virginia High), Hurst (Richlands), Stanley (Virginia High), Brown (Tazewell) and Smith (Tazewell) advance as individuals.