THS volleyball 2018 seniors

Before taking on Cannon County on Thursday night, the Tullahoma High School volleyball team honored its five senior players. Those five seniors included, from left: Kacey Day, Felicity Cyree, Anna Moran, Kaitlin Saltzman and Natlie Todaro.

In front of the largest home crowd it has had all season, the Tullahoma High School volleyball team didn’t disappoint, sweeping Cannon County in three-straight sets on Thursday to end the week with back-to-back victories.

Tullahoma previously defeated Marshall County at home in four sets on Tuesday night. The Lady Wildcats are slated to host Nolensville for a home matchup on Monday. Matches are scheduled to take place at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity taking the floor first.

With the score tied at 6 during the opening set against Cannon County on Thursday, Tullahoma began to take control, scoring 17 of the next 22 points, grabbing a 23-11 advantage. Felicity Cyree had four aces during that span, while Anna Moran added three of her own and Kacey Day had one. Natalie Todaro had a kill as well during that stretch.

Tullahoma closed out that opening set with a 25-13 victory after a pair of return errors on Cannon County allowed the Lady Wildcats to secure the win.

In the second set, Tullahoma took control from the start, scoring the first four points, and jumping out to a quick 10-3 advantage. Todaro followed with back-to-back aces, giving the Lady Wildcats a 12-3 advantage.

Tullahoma added seven of the next 12 points, taking a 19-8 advantage, helped by a kill each by Sims and Todaro. Sims then added an ace, as the Lady Wildcats scored six-straight points to go on to win the second set, 25-8. Sims added one more ace during that span, while Emma Thomas had three kills and Todaro added one, sealing the victory.

In the third and final set, it was Cannon County who jumped out to a quick lead, taking an early 5-2 advantage. However, Tullahoma answered by scoring nine of the next 15 points, taking an 11-6 advantage.

With the score 12-8 in the Lady Wildcats’ favor, Rachel Prince had four aces, while Day, Thomas and Todaro each had a kill, giving Tullahoma a commanding 20-8 advantage.

Moran added an ace of her own down the stretch, before Elizabeth Lawson put up a kill. The match ended on a return error by Cannon County as Tullahoma secured the 25-14 victory in the third frame.

After hosting Nolensville on Monday, Tullahoma will have another district matchup on Thursday, this time welcoming in Spring Hill. Matches are scheduled to take place at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity taking the floor first and the varsity matchups set to follow.