Saturday, January 19, 2019

Naples Golden Eagles Defeat Lely Trojans in Close 5-Game Match 

By Jodi Pree

On Thursday, September 6, Naples High School hosted the Lely Trojans in a non-conference varsity volleyball match. The first three games had only two points deciding the victor. The Trojans came away with the first game 25-23. The Golden Eagles answered back in the second game with a 26-24 win. Lely fought back with a 25-23 final score in the third game. Naples took ahold of the fourth game and answered 25-20 and continued the momentum with an early 6-1 lead in the fifth. Long rallies kept fans and team benches on the edge of their seats. Ultimately, the Golden Eagles finished the fifth with a final score of 15-11. Final score in favor of the Naples Golden Eagles: 23-25, 26-24, 23-25, 25-20, 15-11. 

The teams face a rematch on Tuesday, October 9, at 7pm at Lely High School. For more high school sports information, go to: maxpreps.com 

Photos by Jodi Pree

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