Score: Emerson 3, Lesley 0
Records: Emerson Lions (2-2) ; Lesley Lynx (0-1)
Location: Boston, Mass. (Brown & Plofker Gym)
Date: Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
The Lead: Emerson's lone senior Lucas Raagas (Cambridge, Mass.) totaled 20 assists in a sweep over his hometown Lesley Lynx on Tuesday night.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
Kills: WIllinger (11), Connolly (7)
Assists: Raagas (20)
Digs: Darress (9)
Kills: Genova (6)
Assists: Bahena (5)
Digs: Pugatch (8)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Raagas opened up the game on the serve, with the Lions winning the first 13 points of the match. Emerson built a 16 point lead at 17-1 behind kills from Matt Connoly (Haverhill, Mass.) and Samuel Willinger (Golden Beach, Fla.). The Lions closed out the set 25-10, taking a 1-0 lead.
- The second set was closer, with the Lions and Lynx splitting the first ten points. Emerson rattled off an 11-3 run from here, led by two kills from Willinger, to give the Lions a 16-8 lead. Emerson closed out the set by trading points with the Lynx, but finished at 25-15 and took a 2-0 lead.
- The third set saw Emerson jump out to an early six point lead at 10-4. Emerson continued to build on their lead, going on a second 10-4 run to take a 20-8 lead. The Lions closed out the third set with the same score of the first set 25-10, taking the match 3-0.
- Emerson gets back in action on Thursday when they travel to take on the Lions of Eastern Nazarene at 7:00pm.