The North Greenville Crusaders finished the week with a conference loss to the Emmanuel Lions. With the loss, the Crusaders are now 1-2 early on in conference play. Katie McManaway led in total attacks with 25.
The first set would be competitive early on. The score was tied 4-4 and again at 6-6. However, Emmanuel would pull away later in the set. Ending with a 9-4 run, Emmanuel took the opening set 25-17.
EC pulled away early in the set, but NGU came back to pull within 3 points. However, a 7-3 run by the Lions proved to be too much to come back from. Although NGU closed the gap late, Emmanuel took the set 25-20.
North Greenville was able to pull ahead early in set 3. The Lions would fight back to tie the set at 12-12. Tied 16-16, Emmanuel would once again put together a run, scoring 8 of 9 points and ultimately winning the set 25-21.
Katie McManaway had a strong match with 25 total attacks, 7 kills, and 3 digs.
Annie Beisecker led in kills with 10 and recorded 21 total attacks.
Whitley Kahler led in digs with 13 digs.
NGU will finally play their first home match of the season against the Southern Wesleyan Warriors on Wednesday, September 26th in Tigerville.