BOONE — A quintet of Pioneers led Watauga volleyball to a 3-set victory on Sept. 13 at Lentz Eggers Gym, 25-9, 25-20, 26-24.

The Lions of Swannanoa, an Asheville suburb, hardly had a chance in the opening set and things didn’t get much better as the evening progressed.

Selected Individual Statistics

  • Megan Patton — 20 assists, 19 digs, 1 ace
  • Brooke Scheffler — 19 kills, 10 digs
  • Caroline Farthing — 15 kills, 16 digs
  • Kenzie Baldwin — 16 digs, 5 assists
  • Brelyn Sturgill — 15 assists, 8 digs, 4 kills, 4 aces

Now 7-2 as they finished non-conference play against Asheville Christian, the Pioneers open Northwestern Conference play at home vs. South Caldwell on Sept. 15. The varsity’s opening volley is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Lentz Eggers Gym. The Spartans are 1-6 on the season, to date.

On Sept. 16, Watauga will host another non-conference match against a strong Foard team from Newton. The Tigers are 6-1 on the season, 2-1 in Western Foothills 3A Conference.

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