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Paisley's girls' volleyball team gains win over Walkertown in three sets BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY FOR THE CHRONICLE When you lose the first set in a best of three for mat t the pressure can mount quickly as there is no room for error. The girls from Paisley faced just this scenario in their game against Walkertown. The lady Panthers over came the odds and won the last two sets to win the match. Set One started very well for the Wolfpack as Lillian Marshall was serv ing very well. The Panthers had a difficult time returning serves as they fell behind 7-2. Paisley had their chances on serve to close the gap but Walkertown stopped any momentum before they could get rolling. Walkertown continued to stretch the lead and won the first set 21-14. For the second set, Walkertown jumped out early with a 6-1 lead. They looked to be well on their way to ending the game in two sets. Paisley's Gabby Lloyd had other plans as her effective serving brought the Panthers back to tie the game at 8 all. The Wolfpack attempted to hold on but Leila Holloway ended all hopes as she served out the sec ond set for a Panther win, 21-11. In the winner-take-all set, both teams came out with renewed intensity. The set was a tight one until Marshall was up to serve once again. Paisley widened the led to 12-8. Walkertown responded with a run lead by Emily Pugh, which brought them within one. The Panthers held on in the end for the 15-12 win. Paisley head coach Carolyn Lovell said she was happy her team was able to rebound from a lost last week to gain their first victory of the year. "We are really excited that they were able to put together enough points to pull it out in the end," said Lovell. Walkertown head coach Debbie Vest said, "I think that our team played a great team game today. There was a lot of passing, setting and spiking, and that's what I wanted to see. Coach Vest added that her team traditionally car ries a big team and she wants to make sure that everyone has the opportu nity to play. She said that it's more important to allow every kid to gain experience playing rather than focusing on wins and losses. Photos by Timothy Ramsey Gabby Lloyd of Paisley served well during the second set propelling her team to victory. Walkertown's Sydney Parks serves during the first set of their game against Paisley. The Paisley Panther boys' volleyball team await the serve during their game against Walkertown. Photo by Timothy Ramsc> Walkertown's Stephen Sanchez spikes the ball during the game against Paisley. Walkertown's boys' volleyball takes out Paisley in three sets BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY 1MB CHRONICLE ____ Walkertown's boys' volleyball team split the first two sets of their matchup against the Paisley Panthers. In a close third set the Wolfpack pulled out the victory by the score of 15-11. During the first set, Walkertown jumped out to an early 6-1 lead, forcing Paisley to take a timeout to settle things down. Gabe Wagoner of Walkertown was serving well to start the game, which contributed to the lead. After the timeout. Paisley goes on a mini run capped off by a powerful spike by Wade Musser. Paisley looked to be in position to close out the first set but instead Juwan Rivas had other ideas as he shut the door onserve to preserve the 23-21 win. In the second set, Paisley got out to a quick 4-0 lead. The Wolfpack, led by Tyler Murphy, fought back and took the lead at 7-6. Walkertown was able to stretch the lead to 14-10 before the Panthers called another time out. The break had its desired effect as Zack Travis of Paisley ran off six straight points to give Paisley the lead at 17-15. The Panthers held on to win the set 21-18. For the third and final set, Paisley came out with momentum from the last set, getting out to a 4-1 lead.- With the third set winner only needing 15 points, getting a lead is price less. Unphased by the early deficit, Walkertown creeps back and takes the lead 6-5. The two teams trade the lead back and forth until Walkertown ran the final four points for the 15-11 win. "It's always great to win, especially the first game because you never know what you really have until you come out and play," said Don Peterson, Walkertown head coach. "You can practice, but until you're under the lights, you can't tell what you have. We had some good points and some bad points but it's always good to have something there in the end to win." Paisley assistant coach Katie Sutherland said her team has only had the opportunity to play one game and has not had much practice time, but was happy with their effort. "I thought they played awesome," Sutherland continued. "In the beginning our focus was coming in as a team, and at first we looked a little shaky. But eventually they really did take on that team mentality and once they did, they kicked it in gear." ESR Golf Tournament raises funds for programs SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Experiment in Self Reliance (ESR) held a Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 27, at Winston Lake Golf Course. ESR's Golf Tournament was a commu nity fundraiser that aimed to raise awareness about poverty in Forsyth County and to raise money to sup port the services provided by ESR. Twana W. Roebuck, executive director of ESR, gave greetings on behalf of the agency and thanked the event sponsors. This year, the tourna ment was able to bring in over $8,000 with the help of community members. All proceeds will go to ESR's programs and serv ices. Winston Lake Golf Pro Julius Reese gave remarks on course and tournament rules. All players received cart and green fees, break fast, lunch, and a swag bag. First, second, and third place winners received tro phies. Winners also includ ed last place, closest to the pin, and longest drive for both male and female. ?First place was the Allegacy Team: Kenia Phillips, Chad Huff, Bobby Maimes, and John Williams, ?Second place was the Kornelis Team: Dan Kornelis, Ed Jones, Ken Nelson, and Mickey Lyons. ?Third place was the Bazemore Team: Fred Bazemore, Larry Jo, Shawan Gabriel, and Jay Bailey. ?The Inspiration Team was the Russ Team: Andrew Russ, Michael Harris, Mike Weiss, and Cameron Clodfelter. ?Laura MacFadden won Closest to the Pin and and Kenia Phillips won Longest Drive for the women. ?John Williams won Closest to the Pin. ?Ken Nelson won Longest Drive for the men. Fred Bazemore, pro grams and operations director at ESR and Golf Tournament chairman, was pleased with 'he outcome of the tournament. "ESR's Annual Golf Tournament was a great success. After rescheduling due to Hurricane Matthew, the turnout was fantastic. A huge thanks to our spon sors and continued support from the community. The dollars raised will continue to go toward our current programs and provide new programs that help citizens of Forsyth County become economically and socially self-reliant. We are already making plans for next year. If you didn't play this year, please join us in 2017 for a fun filled event that supports those in need." The tournament's plat inum sponsor was Reynolds American and Peterson/Gordon Architects was the bronze sponsor. D&K Fresh Start sponsored the beverage cart. Dixon Golf sponsored the hole-in-one giveaway. For a complete list of spon sors, including hole spon sors, visit ESR's website at www.eisr.org. Experiment in Self Reliancer is a United Way partner agency established in 1964 during Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty. For more information about ESR's services, visit our website at www.eisr.org or call 336 722-9400. 2016-17 WAKE FOREST BASKETBALL BEST DARN PACKAGE PRESENTED BY STARTING AT ONLY 81S5 Li INCLDUES: PACKAGE INCLUDES LIMITED EDITION CAMEL CITY GOODS VINTAGE WAKE FOREST BASKETBALL SHIRT Ml 53 118 tj f-2S XI I e.ii ?% 3-0? mnHDBnm

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