On Thursday, the Hazard Lady Bulldog volleyball team hosted the Leslie County Lady Eagles in a district match up. The contest would be highly competitive, going the entire five games to determine the winner.
Leslie County rallied late in the first game, and pulled off the 23-25 win. The Lady Eagles then pulled off another stunner in game two, taking the 2-0 lead with the 20-25 victory.
Hazard came back strong in the third game, blasting Leslie County 25-13. The Lady Bulldogs were able to force a fifth game with the 25-22 win in game four. The Lady Bulldogs continued to hold the momentum as game five started, allowing them to race to the 15-5 win, giving them the match.
Hazard stats: Madison Gadbury 5 kills, Ashleigh Bryant 7 kills and 1 ace, Hope Clark 39 kills, 2 blocks and 12 aces, Hannah Keenan 2 kills and 32 assists, Kaeley Deaton 1 kill and 1 ace, Destiny Walker 5 kills, 1 block and 1 ace, and Brinkley Chitwood 1 kill and 1 ace.
Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771, or on Twitter @HazardHerald.