Central Lady Rebels Capture First Conference In-Season Title Since 2019, Top Farmington Knights in Four Sets

(Farmington, MO) The Central Lady Rebels answer a first set loss with 3 straight to beat the Farmington Knights 12-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-23 to win their sixth straight.

The Knights began the opening set on a 6-2 run that drew Central’s first timeout. Farmington led 7-6 after Central scored 4 straight out of the huddle. But the Knights exploded for 14 of the next 15 points extending the lead to 21-7 before the Lady Rebels used their final timeout.

The second set featured seven total ties and 4 lead changes. Central took an early lead at 11-7 with a 5-0 spurt, however Farmington had the answer with a 5-0 rally of their own to retake the lead 12-11. Central rattled off the next four points and led 15-12.

The Knights tied the second set for the final time at 16-16 before Central used a 4-0 to take a lead and hang on the rest of the set.

Central and Farmington went back and forth in the third set through the first six total points, and the Lady Rebels answered a 4-1 Farmington run with 6 straight to lead 10-7. But the Knights, again, fought back later to tie and take the lead 14-13.

At that point, teams would swap turns overtaking the other, and the match was tied at 14-14, 15-15, 16-16, 17-17, and finally 18-18. Central closed the set scoring seven of the final 10.

The closing set began the same as the third. Tied at each point through the six total points. Farmington led in the fourth set by at least three points at 6-3, 8-5, and 10-7 before extending that advantage to five points at 14-9, 15-10, then 16-11 drawing a Central time out.

The Lady Rebels used two 4-1 runs to sandwich a Farmington timeout, and tied the Knights 19-19. Central used a brief 4-point rally, then held off a Farmington 3-0 spurt, and closed out the final set.

Central Head Coach, Olivia Casey, says the team adjusted well after the first set.

Farmington Head Coach, Haley Baker, says they expect to see the Lady Rebels in the Conference Tournament.

Central improves to 19-3 and 4-0 in league play. With the win, and Potosi loss to Ste. Genevieve, the Lady Rebels are the Regular Season Conference Champions in the MAAA Large School Conference. Central hosts Potosi on Thursday on KFMO with the top seed in the MAAA Conference Tournament, potentially, on the line.

Farmington falls to 15-13 and 2-2 in the Conference. The Knights wrap up league play at North County Thursday night.

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Other Volleyball scores from Tuesday:

MAAA Conference Standings (click here)

Ste. Genevieve def. Potosi 22-25, 25-20, 12-25, 25-18, 15-10

Fredericktown def. North County 25-14, 25-22, 25-12

Valle Catholic def. Arcadia Valley 25-18, 25-15, 25-20

West County def. Kingston 25-12, 25-18, 25-8

Bismarck def. Valley Caledonia 25-12, 17-25, 25-15, 26-24


*All interviews can be found in the AudioVault

Scores

Class 3 State 3rd Place Game
Thursday (KFMO) - Final
West County10
Licking2

Broadcast Schedule

Saturday, June 22:
12:20p, MLB: San Francisco @ St. Louis*
Sunday, June 23:
12:20p, MLB: San Francisco @ St. Louis*
12:30p, NCS (PRN): NASCAR 301 at New Hampshire
Monday, June 24:
5:50p, MLB: Atlanta @ St. Louis*
Tuesday, June 25:
5:50p, MLB: Atlanta @ St. Louis*
Wednesday, June 26:
5:50p, MLB: Atlanta @ St. Louis*
6:00p, KFMO Classics: FB: Central vs Blair Oaks (11/25/23)
Thursday, June 27:
5:50p, MLB: Cincinnati @ St. Louis*
Friday, June 28:
6:20p, MLB: Cincinnati @ St. Louis*
Saturday, June 29:
12:20p, MLB: Cincinnati @ St. Louis*
Sunday, June 30:
12:20p, MLB: Cincinnati @ St. Louis*
1:30p, NCS (PRN): Ally 400 at Nashville
Tuesday, July 2:
4:45p, MLB: St. Louis @ Pittsburgh*
Wednesday, July 3:
4:45p, MLB: St. Louis @ Pittsburgh*
6:00p, KFMO Classics: Base: Fred’town vs Central (5/21/24)
Thursday, July 4:
10:40a, MLB: St. Louis @ Pittsburgh*
Friday, July 5:
4:50p, MLB: St. Louis @ Washington*
Saturday, July 6:
2:10p, MLB: St. Louis @ Washington*
Sunday, July 7:
11:40a, MLB: St. Louis @ Washington*
2:30p, NCS (MRN): Grant Park 165 at Chicago
Monday, July 8:
2:10p, MLB: St. Louis @ Washington*
Tuesday, July 9:
5:50p, MLB: Kansas City @ St. Louis*
Wednesday, July 10:
5:50p, MLB: Kansas City @ St. Louis*
6:00p, KFMO Classics: SB: Valle Catholic vs Central (5/8/24)
Friday, July 12:
6:20p, MLB: Chicago (N) @ St. Louis*
Saturday, July 13:
12:20p, MLB: Chicago (N) @ St. Louis*
6:20p, MLB: Chicago (N) @ St. Louis*
Sunday, July 14:
12:20p, MLB: Chicago (N) @ St. Louis*
12:30p, NCS (MRN): NASCAR Race at Pocono
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