The Titans volleyball team is now in the back stretch of their season and looking to turn things around against the Madison Southern Eagles.
The Titans began the game with a back and fo1th battle, with back-to-back spikes fom both teams, with the Titans trailing, 3-2. They hen went on a 4-0 run to take the lead,6-2.
Ella Davis came up with a big spike to make the score 8-3 to give the team a momentum boost. The Titans couldn’t be stopped ea.i·ly as an ace by Ann Whitenack forced Madison Southern to take a time out with the score 12-5.
Coming out of the break, Madison Southern showed some Life with a big spike. Mercer responded with a block by Izzy Ca.t·lton, 14-6. Mercer came back the next play with a huge spike by Emerson Six. The Eagles started a comeback with another spike as the Titans’ lead shrank to five points. The Titans still held the lead after a few long rallies making the score 20-15. Another huge block, this time by Whitenack, killed all momentum for the Eagles, making it a 22-l 6 lead for Mercer.
The Eagles went on a 4-0 run with back-to-back spikes, but that wasn’t enough to beat the Titans, who scored three straight to win the first set, 25-20.
As set two began the Eagles took an early lead with an out of bounds hit by Grayson Petty, 4-1.