The T-bird Roost – T-birds nab two tough wins

Brooklyn Jessen serves an ace for the Lady T-birds’ in this archive photo.

JUNCTION – Piute High School’s Lady Thunderbirds nabbed two tough victories. The Lady T-birds chalked a 3-2 win over Valley’s Lady Buffaloes in Junction, Sept. 25. After which, the Lady T-bird squad came out on top, 3-1, over the Lady Tigers in a road game in Milford, Friday. 

On the Lady T-birds’ home court against Valley’s Lady Buffaloes, PHS jumped out to an early lead winning the first set, 25-21, as well as the second set, 25-23. Valley bounced back and took the third and fourth sets – 25-23 and 25-13.

The Lady T-birds dominated the fifth set winning it 15-5, and subsequently the game.

The second win of the week was a close bout with the Lady Tigers in Milford, Friday. The Lady Tigers edged out a 27-25 win in the first set. 

The Lady T-birds rallied and came back to win the second set 27-25, the third 25-23 and the fourth 26-24 for a hard fought road win. 

The Lady T-birds are currently ranked sixth in the 1A division with a 5-2 conference record and a 10-5 overall record.

The Lady T-birds will host Water Canyon on their home court in Junction Wednesday, Oct. 9, and then travel to Kanab for a bout against the Cowgirls Thursday, Oct. 10. Both games are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

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