GRAPE CREEK â€” The Sweetwater High School volleyball team opened its season with a 3-1 road win at Grape Creek on Monday.
After splitting the first two games of the match, Sweetwater â€” which has just two returning lettermen â€” took charge by beating Grape Creek 25-17 and 25-9 to claim the win.
Sweetwater got nine kills apiece from Shaneese Brown and Kayla Chowning. Kensi Chowning, Kaylaâ€™s younger sister, was next with seven kills for the Lady Mustangs, who host Water Valley and Seminole today at Mustang Gym at 6:15 and 7:30 p.m., respectively. Sub-varsity matches start at 5 p.m. at both high school gyms.
Also Monday, Aly Heredia had 14 assists, 11 digs, 10 aces and two kills; Kayla Chowning had nine digs and one block; Brown had six digs and three aces; Morgan Gomez had 15 digs and two aces; Mikki Reschman had nine digs; Maddie Jones and Lena Lovelady had five digs and Jones also had nine as-sists and one kill; Ziggy Col-lins had three digs, one as-sist, one kill and one block; Maddie Berry had two digs, two kills, one block and one assist; and Mikealah Foust had two blocks and one kill. The JV won 25-12, 25-11, and the freshmen romped to a 25-6, 25-7 victory.