Hometown Girls Volleyball Recap – Brentwood Spartans – 10/15/2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 7:54 PM

Both Brentwood and Carlynton were on the outside looking in as far as playoff spots from Class A Section 2 were concerned coming into their match Wednesday night. But that didn’t stop both teams from putting on a thriller at Brentwood High School as the host Spartans prevailed 3-2 over the Cougars.

The Spartans got off to a fast start in Game 1 with a 5-0 run thanks to the service game of junior Molly Huffman.  Brentwood continued to dominate the first game, leading by as many as 11 points.  Even near the end of that first game, however, the momentum started to shift toward Carlynton.  Despite being outscored, 9-3, the Spartans still won Game 1, 25-20.

The Cougars took the next 2 games, building from that momentum they gained late in that first game, 25-20 and 25-21, to take a 2-1 lead in the match.

With its back to the wall, Brentwood battled back to seize the momentum, going on a 10-0 run on the serve of senior Taryn Sherry to decisively take Game 4, 25-15 and force a fifth and deciding game.

The Spartans trailed for much of Game 5, but gained the lead at 9-8 and again at 11-10 and never looked back, winning, 15-13, to take the game and the match, 3-2.

Both teams now have identical 3-7 records in Class A Section 2.

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