ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Volleyball team split its region tri-match on Tuesday night, September 12, falling to the Whitefield Academy Wolfpack 1-2 before claiming a thrilling 2-1 victory over the Mt. Bethel Christian Academy Eagles at the Upper Campus Gymnasium.
In Mount Vernon's victory over the Eagles, the Mustangs took the first set 25-22 and dropped the second set 21-25.
In the winner-take-all third set, the Mustangs held off a late Eagle rally to win 15-12 and secure the match victory.
The Mustangs tallied 28 kills, 26 assists, 21 digs and six aces in the match against Mt. Bethel.
Taylor Docka led the squad with 12 digs while teammate Claire Jacobsen finished with 10.
Anna-Charlotte Toole assisted 26 times in the match while Kate Dawson had the most digs with eight.
Cate Jacobsen paced the team with three aces while also picking up five digs.
In the first match of the evening, the Mustangs took the first set 25-17 but dropped the second game 25-16.
Whitefield would prevail in the third set 15-6 to earn the win.
The Mustangs (13-13) are back on the court on Saturday, Sept. 16 competing in the Northeast Georgia Queen of the Court Playdate.
Matches are scheduled throughout the day at Apalachee High School in Winder, Ga.
About The Mount Vernon School
Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,250 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.