Author: Staff Report Source: The Rogersville Review
CHURCH HILL --- Volunteer fans wondered before the season how this group of Lady Falcons would compete without top player Ashley Lindholm.Just fine, thank you.The mantra of the Lady Falcons’ season so far has been Never Say Die. The Lady Falcons outscored Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett 13-5 in overtime Friday night to win a Big Eight game 57-49 in the Falcons’ Nest.Volunteer (14-7, 3-2 in the Big Eight) had a seven-point advantage in the third quarter before the visiting Lady Indians went on a 9-0 run to retake the lead.Savannah Felgemacher was the leading scorer with another double-double, scoring 18 points, 15 rebounds and five steals for VHS. “We all played great,” Felgemacher said, “We played like a team and that’s what helped us win. I think we really showed what we were made of.”Lindsey Overbey was next for Volunteer with 13 points and five boards. Deanna Way added 11. The Lady Falcons’ attack was rounded out by Emily Armstrong, who tossed in nine points and had five assists.“We had a lot of people make big plays in the last couple of minutes of the game and in overtime,” Lady Falcons’ boss Jerry Myers said, “I think our girls went out in overtime to win.” D-B Boys defeat FalconsSTAFF REPORTIn the nightcap, Dobyns-Bennett began their march of 10 games in the next 25 days with a hard-fought 50-35 win over Volunteer in the Falcons’ Nest.The Indians forced 24 Volunteer turnovers in the contest while nullifying the Falcons’ 2-3 zone defense.David McFarland led the Falcons with 12 points. No other Falcons reached double figures.
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