High School Volleyball Action Heating Up The Courts
The Hundred Hornet Volleyball Team, coached by Rebecca Goff and Roger Tustin, split games with Clay-Battelle and Cameron. They lost the first set 25-18 to the Cee-Bees before earning the second set match 25-20, setting up the tie-breaker, that they lost. It was the first-ever volleyball match at the Hornet’s Nest.
After losing rather handily in their first match of the season, the Lady Hornets hung in there with the more experienced Cee-Bees and battled them to the end.
After falling behind early in the second match with the Lady Dragons, the Lady Hornets took the first set, 25-20. In the second set, Hundred withstood a Cameron rally to gain its first ever volleyball match victory.
Hundred didn’t produce any stats for either match.
The Lady Hornets will travel to Paden City Sept. 29 to take on Linsly School and the Lady Wildcats at 6 p.m.
On Sept. 22, the Lady Hornets lost three of a four-set match to Bishop Donahue, 25-21, 25-14, 5-25 and 25-12. Leading scorers for Hundred were Haley Hayes, 19 points; Paige Shriver, 10; and Emily Ebert with seven points.
The Magnolia Lady Eagle Volleyball Team made quick work of the Linsly School Sept. 22 at the Eagles’ HammerDome by the scores of 25-12, 25-12 and 25-11. It was the ladies’ __ victory of the season.
Magnolia had a combined 23 service aces, with five players scoring in double figures. Emily Clegg served up 17 points, including four service aces, to lead her team to an easy victory over the Lady Cadets.
Lauren Cline tallied 14 points, four aces, 15 digs and added 26 assists, while Emily Blake netted 13 points, including a season-high six service aces. Blake also had 17 digs. Jordan Babe added a double-double with 11 points and 10 digs, with five service aces.
In addition, Makenzie Dawson tallied 10 points and 12 digs, while Mallory Chapman responded with eight points, four service aces, five assists and a game-high 19 digs. Erinn Clegg contributed four digs, Hillary Feldmeier posted seven digs and Alivia Melott chipped in with five assists.
Magnolia’s Lauren Cline and Emily Blake teamed for 44 points to lead the Lady Blue Eagles to a 25-18, 17-25, 25-20 and 25-17 four-set victory to win the match against St. Marys Sept. 21 inside the HammerDome.
Cline added 33 assists and 18 digs, while Blake contributed a dozen digs and two blocked Blue Devil shots. Jordan Babe tallied 15 points, including a pair of service aces, while blocking five shots and finessing 16 digs.
Emily Clegg scored12 points and had 18 digs, while Mallory Chapman and Makenzie Dawson equally split 22 points. Chapman added three aces, three blocks and tallied 24 digs, while Dawson netted 11 digs. Alivia Mellott was awesome around the net, adding four digs and blocking three Devil shots.
The Magnolia Volleyball Team won two matches and lost two in the Parkersburg volleyball tournament Sept. 24, losing to the Big Red 25-14 and 25-21; and to Williamstown, 25-22 and 25-8. MHS bested Herbert Hoover, 25-7 and 25-18 and won over Gilmer, 25-17 and 30-28.
Mallory Chapman paced the Lady Eagles with 30 points in the four matches, while Jordan Babe contributed 27 points and Emily Blake sent in 25 points. Erinn Clegg added 16 points, including nine points in the loss to Williamstown with three service aces.
Chapman was tough at the net, adding 11 kills and 26 digs, while Babe contributed 16 kills and four blocks. In addition, Lauren Cline netted 15 points and 19 assists in the win over Herbert Hoover, while Makenzie Dawson tallied 15 points and 14 digs in the Eagles’ two victories.
Wildcat freshman Graeson Baker tallied 32 points, including eight service aces to lead Paden City in a tri match with River High School and Wheeling Central at Richard Potts Gymnasium Sept. 22.
Against Wheeling Central, Baker tallied 14 points, five aces and five digs, while Lynnsie Parsons contributed 13 points, four kills and three digs to help carry the Lady ‘Cats to a pair of 25-19 victories.
In addition, Amanda Heasley scored 11 points, six kills and five digs, while Logan Cosper and Haley Hizer each netted five points. Craft had a team-high 11 kills, while Hizer and Cosper each recorded four digs. Cosper also had a game-high 19 assists.
In the match with the Lady Pilots, Baker recorded 17 points and three service aces, while Craft and Heasley each added seven points for the Wildcats, in 25-21 and 25-20 victories. Craft drilled a game-high 18 kills, while Heasley smacked seven.
In addition, Parsons scored eight points, while adding five digs and four kills. Cosper dished off 24 assists, while scoring six points and seven digs. Hizer netted five points and five digs in the ‘Cat victory over their hosts.
For the Lady Pilots, Torey Potts and Annie Turner each recorded eight points to pace River. Turner also contributed four kills, 10 assists, two aces and four digs, while Potts added three kills, one ace, four blocks and five digs.
Other Pilot scorers included Brittany Connors with seven points and Dakota Earley with six markers. Hannah Jones recorded 17 digs, while Maggie Morrow and Mackenzie Wade had eight and seven digs, respectively.
The Pilots defeated Wheeling Central 25-14 and 25-9 in a two-set victory. Turner and Connors teamed for 27 points, including nine aces, to pace River. Earley contributed nine points, three aces, and had a kill, while Hannah Jones netted five points, including an ace and 15 digs.
In addition, Potts added five kills and three blocks, while Young and Courtney Prout each smacked a kill. At the net, Young had a pair of Wheeling Central blocks.
Paden City defeated Bridgeport in three straight sets, 25-12, 25-12 and 25-8, to win match 14 Sept. 19 in Bob Burton Gymnasium. The Lady ‘Cats have lost only three on the season.
Four Paden City players scored in double figures, led by Lynnsie Parsons’ game-high 15 points. Kayla Hizer chalked up 14 points, Graeson Baker hit for 11 points and Logan Cosper contributed 10 points. Dominique Craft and Amanda Heasley were each one point away, with nine points.
Cosper added 62 sets with 25 assists, while Heasley decked the court with 14 kills. Parsons and Kelsey Loy each added six kills and Craft contributed five. In the dig department, Craft and Parsons equally shared 14 digs, while Heasley netted five and Josie Fox had three.
After winning the first set 25-20 to Caldwell, the Lady Pilots would drop the next three by the scores of 20-25, 17-25 and 20-25 to lose the match.
Annie Turner and Brittany Connors each tallied 15 markers to lead the Lady Pilots. Turner added 20 assists, five digs and three kills, while Connors added five kills and had one ace. Torey Potts scored 12 points and had five kills and three digs, while teammate Dakota Earley netted 11 points, two aces, three digs and blasted a pair of kills.
In addition, Leslie Young scored eight points, including one ace and had a team-high seven kills. Hannah Jones had a game-high 21 digs, while Stephanie Murdock added 11 digs and scored six points, including a pair of service aces. Courtney Prout added one kill.
The Valley Lumberjills split a tri with East Richland Christian and Cameron, losing the fist set against East Richland in overtime 26-24. They then won 12-25 to set up the third set for the match, losing in a close one 25-21.
Against Cameron, the Lady ‘Jills responded with a 25-15 and 25-18 match victory Sept. 19 at Valley High School.
In both matches, Alison Haught scored a game-high 30 points and garnered 13 spikes to pace the young but improving Lumberjills. In the East Richland contest, Kaitlyn Midcap scored 13 points, including a trio of service aces, while adding three digs and 15 assists. Hannah Loy contributed a dozen points, including three aces, while smacking three spikes and adding four digs. Brittany Sivert tallied nine points, four digs and drilled seven spikes.
In the match with Cameron, Jessica Ashcraft dished off a game-high 25 assists, while contributing 11 points, including three service aces and four digs. Sivert added eight spikes and five digs, while scoring 10 points that included three service aces.