Saturday, February 28, 2015

Tigerville, S.C.—The Crusaders hit just .105 with 21 errors on Saturday afternoon as the Barton Bulldogs left Tigerville with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-20) win over North Greenville in Saturday Conference Carolinas action.

The Crusaders looked to build off of momentum from Friday night's win over Mount Olive couldn't overcome the 21 attack errors. NGU also struggled at the service line, dishing out seven service aces. The Bulldogs were a touch better than NGU, finishing the day hitting at a .245 clip with 37 kills on 94 attempts. The Bulldogs committed 14 attack errors as well as nine from the service line.

Matthew McManaway and Connor Rhine led the North Greenville attack with nine kills each while Luuga Vailu'U finished with six. McManaway also had two block assists. Dustin King finished the night with 10 digs, keeping him in the top three in the Conference.

Alexander Schinzing had 30 assists while Curtis Westra led all players with three service aces. NGU fell to 2-6 in conference play and 7-9 overall. The Crusaders will host Lees-McRae on March fourth at 7pm in Hayes Gymnasium.