Lincoln County High School won its volleyball matches, 2-1, 2-0, at Laughlin last weekend, but Coach Ken Thornock definitely thinks his team can do better.
Thornock has discussed many times a tendency of the team lowering to the other team’s level.
The first game was back and forth, with both teams not playing particularly well. They gave each other points on mistakes, and Lincoln lost the game 25-27.
“I was frustrated after the first half, and the team was frustrated,” Thornock said. Both Thornock and the team knew they could do better.
Lincoln stepped it up in the second game. The team defended well and capitalized on offense. Laughlin’s frustration grew, and the Lady Lynx took the win 25-10.
In the third and final game of the match was relatively close, but Lincoln was able to pull out the win.
Lincoln went on to win the second match of the doubleheader in straight games.
Despite the wins, Thornock said the team has potential to play much better. And they’ll need to in their next matchup at Calvary Chapel this evening at 5 p.m. The Lady Lions are first in the Class 2A Southern League, with a 19-5 overall and 9-0 league record.
The Lady Lynx are third in the league at 16-12, 7-3. The team hosts Needles (12-8, 6-3) next Friday.