Paw Paw volleyball picks up playoff win over Tucker County Season ends with loss at Moorefield

by Jamie Harris

The Paw Paw Pirates hosted the Tucker County Mountain Lions in the first round of the Class A sectional volleyball playoffs on Monday, November 4.

Paw Paw made short work of the visitors with a three game sweep by scores of 25-13, 25-16 and 25-18.

The Lady Pirates were led by Addison Ross (13 service points, three aces and six kills), Janae Hott (13 service points and one ace), Alexis Barker (nine service points, five aces and six kills), Hana Henrickson (six service points and three aces), Halle Galliher (four service points) and Maristy Crosco (two service points).

On Tuesday, November 5 the Lady Pirates traveled to Moorefield for the second round of the sectional playoffs. The trip to Moorefield was not a good one for Paw Paw as the Yellow Jackets picked up a three game sweep by scores of 25-6, 25-8 and 25-8.

Paw Paw was led by Barker (two service points, two aces and two kills) and Ross (two service points).

“We are extremely proud of our girls, they finished a busy year 10-17, one of the best records I have seen in my 12 years of coaching at Paw Paw. Like any coach, I am sad to see the season come to an end, but have high hopes for next season with returning players,” stated long time Paw Paw volleyball coach Holly Palmer.