The Wabash Middle School 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Teams traveled to Logansport on Thursday and came away with a pair of victories against Columbia MS to improve their records to 1-1.
The Wabash and Manchester volleyball teams hooked up in a county rivalry and TRC match up Thursday at Wabash with the Lady Apaches winning in four 25-20, 20-25, 25-18, 25-22.
Manchester would control game one early, using a 5 point run off three aces from Cierra Carter to lead 5-2 and held the lead until 11-8 when the Apaches went on a roll. With Jaycee Parrett serving Wabash rattled off 5 straight to grab the lead 13-11, then scored 4 more after a Manchester point for a 17-12 score. Emma West would serve the Squires back to 17-15 when Sydni Mullett and Sam Irgang took over at the net to increase the Wabash lead to 21-15. The Lady Squires wouldn’t give in, getting kills from Mattie McKee and Kendra Binkley to score 5 of the next 6 points to make it 22-20 before Brooke Irgang recorded 2 kills to end game one 25-20.
Wabash would take the early lead in game two, jumping out to a 7-4 lead and led 11-8 when the Squires went running. Taking advantage of Wabash errors and getting a kill from McKee the Squires scored 6 straight to take a 14-11 lead. Behind the Irgang sisters the Apaches would fight back, scoring 6 of the next 8 to take the lead back 17-16 before the Squires mounted a second run. An ace from Ali Casper and a kill from Binkley gave Manchester 5 straight points to lead 21-17 and at 22-20 got 2 kills from Carter and a block from Anna Osborne to take game two 25-20.
Game three was back and forth at the start with Manchester leading 7-6 when Wabash did the running. Angela Levine got the 8 point run started with a kill with Kristin Cromer nailing two kills and Brooke Irgang 3 aces to grab a 15-6 lead. Manchester would battle, but the Lady Apaches had the gas pedal down and led 22-12 before a 5 point Squire run made it 22-17. Wabash would get an ace from Sam Irgang and a kill from Jaycee Parrett to end the game, 25-18.
On a hot muggy night the Squires had their back to the wall and the Apaches were looking to get out of the heat. The lead bounced back and forth early with the scored tied at 6 when Wabash made a move. With Jaycee Parrett serving the Apaches scored 3 straight and scored 6 of the next 7 to grab a 12-7 lead, but behind kills from Binkley and Carter the Squires got it back to 15-12 with the 3 point lead staying until 19-16. After a Wabash point on a kill from Parrett, Manchester would score four straight with Casper serving and tie the game at 20. Wabash would then score 3 straight, followed by 2 straight from Manchester to make it 23-22 before Kristin Cromer ended the night with a tip 25-22.
Kristin Cromer had 10 service points, 8 kills, 15 digs
Jaycee Parrett had 18 digs, 6 kills, 16 assists
Brooke Irgang had 12 points, 6 kills, 25 digs
Sydni Mullett had 6 kills
Sam Irgang had 8 points, 3 kills and 8 blocks
Alexis Hartley had 6 points and 14 digs
Manchester Varsity serving was led by Cierra Carter with 4 aces. Following her was Ali Casper and Kendra Binkley with 3 each and Corrie Osborne got 2 aces. Kills were led by Binkley with 13, Carter had 9, McKee had 4, both Day and C. Osborne had 3. Assists were given by C. Osborne with 12 and Auler with 9. Casper and Carter each helped hitters with an assist each. In the backrow, Carter led the team with 10 digs, Casper with 9, Eichenauer & C. Osborne each had 8, Wagoner grabbed 6, Auler had 5, West with 4, and the following all contributed a single dig: Day, McKee, and Anna Osborne. Blocking was led by pair Day and Carter with 2 block assists and 1 solo block each. C. Osborne added in 2 block assists and McKee & A. Osborne each had 1 block assist.
Wabash JV won 25-10, 25-16
Lakin McCord had 14 points and 4 aces
Tabby Wagner had 5 kills and 2 blocks
Kenzie Hayslett had 7 assists
Kaitlyn Hashbarger had 12 digs
In JV action for night, Kennedy Rosen and Kennidy Lauer each got the teams only aces for the night. Hitting was led by both Emma Casper and Rosen with 2 kills a piece, single kills were finished up by Paige Wagoner and Lauer. Casper dished out the two assists for the night while West & Wagoner each contributed one. Digs were led by Wagoner with 16 followed by West with 10. Casper had 8 digs, Fields & Rosen each managed 4. The only block of the night was a block assist by duo Fields & Wagoner.Add a Comment
The Manchester 7th grade volleyball team moved to 2-0 on the season with a 21-25, 25-18, 15-13 win against the visiting Indian Springs Eagles. The team was led by Ali Sites who had 10 points on 4 aces and 1 assist. Karen Jimenez added 8 points on 1 ace, 1 assist and 1 dig. Zoey Ream had 7 points on 3 aces, 1 kill and 3 digs. Eva Bazzoni led the team in kills with 3, and also had 2 points and 1 dig. Aubree Lambert had 2 points on 1 ace and 1 kill, and Morgan Parrett had 2 points on 1 ace.
The 8th grade volleyball team improved to 2 – 0 by defeating Indian Springs Eagles 25-15, 25-19. Lydia Greer had 9 service points with 3 aces, Andrea Kahn had 8 service points with 5 aces and 2 kills, Ranissa Shambarger had 8 service points with 1 ace, 1 assist, and 3 digs, Mackenzie Day had 3 service points, 2 assists, and 2 digs, Bailey Mooney had 3 service points and 1 dig. Kyrsten Eakright had 3 kills.
The Lady Squires also won the B match 15-14. Hailey Hall served 4 aces and Kaitlin Easterday served 2 aces. Rebekah Pyle served and ace and added several key defensive plays.
The 7th and 8th grade teams are back in action on Wednesday, September 9 when they host Whitko. The 7th grade match will begin at 4:30 p.m.Add a Comment
The Lady Knight Linksters wrapped up a busy week with a win Thursday night over Tippecanoe Valley at Etna Acres Golf Course. Playing for the third night in a row in the heat, the tired Knights were able to grind out a decent score of 186 to defeat Valley by 31 strokes.
Danielle Sparling shot a smooth little 40 to lead the Knights. Dayna Dale followed with a solid 41, Danielle Pegg fired a 48, and Katie Springer contributed a 57 for the 15-1(30-5) Knights. The Knights are back in action Tuesday night against Whitko at Etna AcresAdd a Comment
The Manchester girls golf team was nipped by Oak Hill 204-201 Thursday at Arbor Trace Golf Course.
The Southwood 7th grade Volleyball team started the season with a home win against the Maconaquah Braves. After starting the match a little slow, they quickly gained momentum to win the first game 25-14. Maconaquah made a good run to close the gap in the second game, but Southwood prevailed as winners by a score of 25-23. After getting a W, the 7th grade is 1-0 for the season.
Maggie Ball had 6 service points, 3 aces, and 4 assists; Isabel Davis contributed 4 digs and 1 kill; Natalie Haycraft served for two points, had 4 digs, and 2 kills; Erin McGouldrick had 4 service points and 1 dig; Kandon Pries had 17 serving points, 6 aces, along with four digs. Rounding out the scoring for the Knights was Mariah Wyatt with 1 service point, 1 block, 3 kills, and 2 digs.
The Southwood 8th Grade Volleyball team opened up the 2015 season on September 2nd when they hosted the Maconaquah Braves. The Knights had a slow start and lost the first game 23-25, but came back to win the the second game 25-15. A strong serving effort by MaKenna Pace led the Knight to a 12-0 start where they ended up winning 15-3.
On the night: Freedom DeWitt had 2 dig; Madison Johnson had 3 service points, 2 aces, 6 digs; Erin Lehner had 5 service points, 2 aces, 4 digs; Kayla Mays had 10 service points, 8 aces, 3 kills, 1 block, 3 digs; MaKenna Pace had 18 service points, 5 aces, 4 assists, and 1 dig; Kirsten Pecsenye 1 service point; MaKenna Proffitt had 5 service points, 3 aces, 3 kills, 1 block, 3 digs; and Allison Steele had 1 service point, 2 assists, 4 digs.
Southwood’s 8th Grade will return to action Wednesday, September 9th when they host Oak Hill.Add a Comment