Lady Lancer Volleyball Squad Keeps Serving Up Victories

By Chris Paul

The Londonderry High School Girls’ Volleyball team added three more wins to their season tally last week and now sit at 10-3 as they head into the final stretch of the fall season.

The Lady Lancers only dropped two sets in three games last week and are riding a six game winning streak.

Lady Lancer junior Sydney Rankin has been a valuable asset at the service line this year. Photo by Chris Paul

The Londonderry squad started the week on Monday, Oct. 4, with a trip to Nashua, facing Bishop Guertin (6-3) where they improved to 8-3 after a 3-1 win over the Lady Cardinals.

Senior Kelsey Sanborn had another good night with 22 kills, five digs and four aces.

Juniors Lexi Small added 32 assists, six aces and four digs, Madi Saucier had 9 kills and two aces and Sydney Rankin notched six aces, five digs and three assists in the victory.

The LHS squad followed that strong win up with a straight set triumph over Concord High School (7-4) on Wednesday night at home.

The Lady Lancers improved to 9-3 with their 3-0 win over the Lady Crimson Tide.

Small had 21 assists, seven digs and four aces in the match, while Sanborn added 14 kills and eight digs. Senior Laura Haas was good for 10 digs in the victory.

The team ended their week with a trip to the seacoast on Friday night, Oct. 8, where they were able to notch another mark in the win column at Portsmouth High School.

The Londonderry girls improved to 10-3 with a four set win against a tough Lady Clippers team, who dropped to 8-5 with the loss.

Haas and junior Bella Elguezabal paced the defense with 17 and eight digs respectively.
The offense had six players excelling at the net with kills.

Sanborn had 11, junior Abby Woodruff had seven, and juniors Shannon Ball, Lacey Turner, Madi Saucier and Lexi Small all had five kills.

The team will have their toughest week of the season coming up with road games against Windham High School on Wednesday and Bedford High School on Friday night.

The Lady Jaguars only have one loss this season while Bedford’s Lady Bulldogs have yet to lose a match and are boasting a 14-0 record.