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Volleyball Defeats Perry, Drops to Upson-Lee on Senior Night

MACON, Ga. – The FPD varsity volleyball team (18-14) split its matches on Senior Night, winning the first over the Perry High School Lady Panthers 2-0 [25-19/25-16] before falling to the Upson-Lee Lady Knight 0-2 [20-25/18-25] at the Middlebrooks Athletic Center.

In the match against the Lady Panthers, FPD was led by the six kills of Lundy Lader and Mackenzie Johnson while Kirsten Beach totaled four.

Johnson was the team-leader in digs with nine as the Lady Vikings totaled 25 in the match.

Beach, Mary Persons and Lader each had one block in the victory.

Caitlin Farr also led the squad with two aces.

In the loss to the Lady Knights, Johnson finished the match with seven kills.

Persons led the team with two aces and Emily Cox tallied a team-best five digs.

Farr and Bailey Ruble each recorded a block.

FPD honored five seniors before the match against Upson-Lee: Kirsten Beach, Mackenzie Johnson, Morgan Mullis, Mary Persons, and Bailey Ruble.

The FPD Athletic Department sincerely thanks the Class of 2017 for their hard work and dedication to the FPD volleyball program!

Tonight’s matches mark the end of the regular season for the Lady Vikings.

FPD is back in action on Saturday, Oct. 8, hosting the Area Tournament at the Middlebrooks Athletic Center. Matches and times will be announced closer to date.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORE:

FPD 2, PERRY 0

Sets: 25-19, 25-16.

Kills: FPD – Mackenzie Johnson 6, Lundy Lader 6, Kirsten Beach 4, Caitlin Farr 4.
Aces: Farr 2, Anna Massey 1, Bailey Ruble 1.
Digs: FPD – Johnson 9, Sophie Seneker 5, Ruble 3, Mary Persons 2, Morgan Mullis 2, Emily Cox 1, Massey 1, Lader 1, Emmie Cate Powell 1.
Blocks: FPD – Beach 1, Lader 1, Persons 1.

UPSON-LEE 2, FPD 0

Sets: UL 25-20, 25-18.

Kills: FPD – Johnson 6, Lader 4, Beach 2, Farr 2, Ruble 2, Persons 1.
Aces: FPD – Persons 2, Seneker 1.
Digs: FPD – Cox 5, Mullis 2, Persons 2.
Blocks: FPD – Farr 1, Ruble 1.

Record: FPD 18-14.

Next: FPD at Area Tournament, Time TBD, Saturday (Oct. 8).

VIDEOS:

Bailey Ruble & Mackenzie Johnson:

Kirsten Beach, Morgan Mullis and Mary Persons:

SENIOR NIGHT PHOTO:

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