After starting the week with a loss to Jordan, the Orange volleyball team defeated Northwood and Webb to remain tied for 2nd in the Big 8 Conference.

Just over the midway point of the season, Orange is now 6-7 overall, 4-2 in the Big 8. Orange is tied with Webb, who they defeated on Thursday.

It’s also a valuable win on several levels. Webb was fresh off a victory over Cedar Ridge 48 hours earlier. Plus, Orange now controls the tiebreaker on the Warriors.

Orange defeated Webb 3-1 on scores of 25-18, 8-25, 25-23 and 25-13. Bailey Lucas had four aces, three kills, 20 assists and ten digs. Jordan Lloyd had an ace, eight kills and 36 digs. Julia Fish finished with six kills, eight blocks, an assist and two digs.

On Tuesday, Orange swept Northwood 3-0 in Hillsborough. Macy Hughes finished with seven kills and an ace. Lloyd had eight kills and nine digs. Caroline Compton finished with 11 assists and five digs.

Jordan handed Orange a 3-0 setback on Monday.  Eva Porter finished with six kills, while Mileah Shriner had four assists.

This week, Orange embarks on the 2nd half of its conference schedule with a home match against Cedar Ridge on Tuesday at 6:30.

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