The Hartselle Lady Tigers volleyball team opened the 2022 season with a five-set victory over 1A no. 1 Addison this past Thursday.

The victory was the first for coach Lyndsey Crumpton at Hartselle. She replaced long-time head coach Tanya Lybarger following her retirement after last season.

The Lady Tigers opened the match with a 25-23 win in the first set. Addison won sets two and three to take a 2-1 lead. Hartselle bounced back with a dominating fourth set win by a score of 25-14. They finished off the match with a 17-15 fifth-set win.

Jadyn Chesser led the Lady Tigers with 23 kills, 19 digs and two aces. Lydia Simmons added 16 kills and six blocks, while Kennedy Sheats had seven kills, four blocks and three aces. Amber Holshouser finished with 60 assists and 13 digs.

Jaunita Boddie Invitational

Last Saturday, the Lady Tigers traveled to Hoover for the Boddie Invitational at the Finley Center.

Hartselle finished 1-3 with a three-set win over John Carroll Catholic, 25-22, 27-29, 17-15. They suffered losses to Brandon, Miss. (25-14, 25-23), Bob Jones (25-20, 25-18) and Hoover (23-25, 25-11, 15-4).