Lady Miners improve to 2-0 in South Central play

Lady Miners improve to 2-0 in South Central

The Gillespie High School varsity volleyball team continued its turnaround season with a second conference win in as many games.

The Lady Miners snapped a three-game skid by straight setting the Litchfield Lady Panthers in hostile territory, 25-21, 28-26, Sept. 19.

Iris Page put up 11 service tallies and collected nine digs.

Sydney Bires also had nine digs while adding seven service points, five kills and an assist.

MacKenzy Mix contributed for a team-leading 11 digs, eight kills and a block.


Gillespie was defeated by Lincolnwood 13-25, 14-25 Sept. 23 and fell to 6-10 overall.


The Lady Miners will continue their season at home against East-Alton Wood River Tuesday, Oct. 1 and Southwestern Thursday, Oct. 3. Both matches get underway at 7 p.m.