BETSY LAYNE - The Betsy Layne volleyball team won its season-opener earlier in the week, defeating visiting Shelby Valley 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 19-25, 25-20) at the Dome on Monday.
Junior LaKeisha led Betsy Layne with 10 kills. Kassidy Harmon and Hannah Manns followed, finishing with eight kills apiece for the Ladycats in the victory. Aiding the Betsy Layne attack, Megan Frazier contributed five kills.
The productive Crum was active throughout the match as she also delivered five aces.
Betsy Layne, under the direction of head coach Christina Crase, fell to host Letcher County Central on Tuesday. A perennial contender for the 14th Region title, Letcher County Central edged the Ladycats 3-2 (28-30, 22-25, 26-24, 25-19, 15-7).
More on the Betsy Layne-Letcher County Central volleyball match follows.
Letcher County Central 3, Betsy Layne 2 (28-30, 22-25, 26-24, 25-19, 15-7): Betsy Layne was unsuccessful in a bid to beat 14th Region powerhouse Letcher County Central for its second straight win on Tuesday. Instead, host Letcher County Central outlasted the Ladycats 3-2. After dropping the first two games, Letcher County Central battled back to win, prevailing 28-30, 22-25, 26-24, 25-19, 15-7.
LaKeisha Crum and Megan Frazier paced Betsy Layne with 13 kills apiece.
Kassidy Harmon landed nine kills and Hannah Manns added eight for the Ladycats.
As a team, Betsy Layne registered 45 kills.
Crum and Kourtney Watkins added four aces apiece for Betsy Layne in the loss.
Betsy Layne was back on the court on Thursday, visiting Belfry for another non-district match. The Betsy Layne-Belfry volleyball match ended too late to make this edition.