Crusaders Use Home Court Momentum to Put Down Trojans

February 01, 20191st2nd3rd4th5thFinal
Mount Olive29192519102
North Greenville27251725153
UMOTeam StatsNGU
.243Hitting Pct..260
47Kills57
19Errors24
115Total Attacks127
44Assists53
4Aces7
36Digs40
8.0Blocks10.0
UMOLeadersNGU
Jarrod Ferguson - 13
KillsJackson Gilbert - 19
Shane Yeo - 24
AssistsJake Boldog - 26
Jarrod Ferguson - 1
Luke Visgitis - 1
Brad Monaghan - 1
Shane Yeo - 1
AcesJackson Gilbert - 4
Iyanu Adebisi - 11
DigsArlind Rojba - 10
Jarrod Ferguson - 3
BlocksBen Hamsho - 4
Crusaders Use Home Court Momentum to Put Down Trojans
Friday, February 1, 2019
By Cory Bowen
Crusaders Use Home Court Momentum to Put Down Trojans

Tigerville, SC - The North Greenville Crusaders scored a conference win on Friday night as they took down the Mount Olive Trojans. This win places NGU at 2-1 in conference play. Jackson Gilbert led the team with 19 kills and 4 service aces.

Set 1

Set one both teams came out swinging, trading points for most of the set. The Trojans found themselves in a position to take the set leading 24-22 late. North Greenville mounted a small comeback to force extra points. In the end the Trojans were able to take the set 29-27.

Set 2

Set two saw North Greenville jumping out early to a 4-2 lead. From their NGU would keep that lead going up by as much as 7 points before claiming set two, 25-19.

Set 3

Set three would see UMO coming out quick, building a 7-3 lead on the Crusaders. In the end that lead would be too much for the Crusaders to overcome, losing the set 25-17 and going down 2 sets to 1.

Set 4

Set four would be another back and forth affair with both teams trading leads early.  The Trojans would build a small lead before the Crusaders put together a 5-point run to take the lead and the set 25-19 to force a fifth set.

Set 5

The Crusaders would hold nothing back going into set five as they opened a quick 7-2 lead on the Trojans.  From there the Crusaders would ride the home court momentum to a 15-10 set win and a 3-2 match Victory.

Individual

Jackson Gilbert would lead the team with 19 kills and 4 service aces and boasting a .314 attack percentage.

Aaron Campbell ended the match with 14 kills on a .310 attack percentage and 7 digs.

Sergio Carrillo would bring a big boost from the Crusader bench racking up 20 assists.

Upcoming

The Crusaders will be back in action on Saturday, Feb. 2nd in Tigerville as they take on Barton College at 3 p.m.