Appomattox volleyball edges Amherst in three sets

On Thursday night, the Appomattox Raiders varsity volleyball team traveled to Amherst County and edged the Lancers in three straight sets (28-26, 25-21, 25-23) to begin the 2019 season at 2-0. 

Abbey Mann led the Raiders with 10 kill shots, followed by Kaydence Gilbert with 9. Cameron Womack was tops in assists with 27. Ellie Petersen led the defense with 5 blocked shots while Leah Caldwell added 20 digs. 

Appomattox plays Buckingham at home Sept. 5 with JV beginning play at 5:30, followed by the varsity team.