The Hazard Lady Bulldogs went for the three-peat on 54th district titles on Thursday. The only thing standing in their way was the Leslie County Lady Eagles, the team that defeated them in the All “A.”
Hazard moved out to the early lead in game one, but allowed Leslie County to make a mild comeback midway through. The Lady Bulldogs picked up the pace late and came away with the 25-21 win.
Game two would see Hazard continue to hold the advantage. The Lady Eagles were unable to break the hold Hazard had on the momentum, allowing the Lady Bulldogs to take game two 25-16.
From the opening tip of game three it was obvious that Hazard would not be denied. The Lady Bulldogs cruised to the 25-10 victory, giving them the game, match, and title.
Hazard stats: Sarah Pratt 3 kills, 21 assists and 2 aces, Maddison Niece 7 kills, 2 digs, 1 assist and 9 aces, Hope Clark 7 kills, 1 assist and 8 aces, Marjorie Hammonds 11 kills and 4 aces, Ashleigh Bryant 6 kills, Brinkley Chitwood 1 dig and Madison Gadbury 1 dig.