Oxford volleyball clinches playoff spot with sweep of Starkville

Published 9:48 am Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Oxford volleyball clinched a playoff spot on Tuesday as they swept rival Starkville 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-14) to improve to 4-0 in Region 3-6A.

The win marked the third straight victory for the Chargers, who lost five straight games between Aug. 30 and Sept. 3 to fall to 13-5 on the season.

Seniors Torrey Tkatch and Brianna Lyons each recorded a match-high nine kills, while Lyons and sophomore Madi Jones each recorded a team-high 10 digs.

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The Chargers improved to 16-5 and will move on to face Grenada on the road next week before heading south to face Clinton.