The battle of the Eagles started with the first set going into extra points before a winner could be decided. Woodsboro barely edged the home team by two at 26-24 to earn a 1-0 lead.
The Pettus girls responded well to the loss and kept Woodsboro at bay in set two. The Pettus varsity evened things at 1-1 with a 25-20 victory.
That win gave the hometown girls a lot of confidence and momentum. Set three was relatively easy, as the Pettus squad dominated 25-13 for a 2-1 lead in the match.
The fourth set was a little closer, but the Pettus Lady Eagles flew the fastest and the highest for a 25-16 victory to capture the match at 3-1 over the Woodsboro girls.
Ryan Grayson led the Pettus offense with 13 kills, while Sarah Hunter added seven kills in the four sets. Randi Arrisola contributed five kills. Madi Garza and Tori Arrisola chipped in with two kills for the Pettus offense.
Madi Garza led the team with 17 good sets for assists, while teammate Randi Arrisola contributed mightily with 12 assists in the match. Destiny Carrillo led the Lady Eagle defense with 10 digs along the back line.
The win brings the Pettus district record to 4-1 with additional wins over Runge, Austwell-Tivoli and Nordheim. The lone loss so far in district was to the Kenedy Leopards.
The Lady Eagles host Yorktown on Friday evening for Parents Night.