NMB’s state-title defense hopes dashed by Pickens

nmbvolley-10spikeThe North Myrtle Beach High volleyball team’s repeat bid for the Class 3A state championship was not to be.

The Lady Chiefs (21-3) were swept by Pickens 3-0 in Saturday’s rematch of last year’s state title match in Lexington, but this time it was North Myrtle Beach coming out on the short end of the score.

Playing under first-year coach Erica Allman and on the same floor where NMB claimed the 2012 state title, the Blue Flames dominated the match from start to finish.

Pickens won by scores of 25-11, 25-23 and 25-15. The loss in the pivotal second set proved too much for the Lady Chiefs to overcome after blowing a lead by as many as six.

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