Rushville Republican


September 6, 2013

Lady Lions sweep Lady Wildcats

In three close sets, the Lady Lions knocked off visiting Franklin County in EIAC volleyball action Wednesday. The Lady Lions won 25-21, 25-21, 25-20 to improve to 7-2 on the season.

For the Lady Lions, Allison Wainwright tallied three aces, four kills and a team-high 13 digs. Casey Yager finished with two kills, two blocks and one assist. Jacquelyn Hastings had one ace, four kills, one block and eight digs. Kayla Shelton finished with four kills, one assist and one dig. Keely Springman added two kills, 21 assists and two digs. Keragan Niehoff led the offense with nine kills to go with one ace, one block and 10 digs. McKenzie Woolston added seven aces and three digs. Tessa Hoeing had one kill and two digs.

“I am proud of the way both the JV and the varsity teams came back from a loss the night before to get the win. We played well as a team,” Coach Meagan Hearne said. “Good passes allowed us to set up our hitters who had a very good night with 26 kills as a team.”

The junior varsity Lady Lions won in three sets 25-16, 24-25, 15-10.

For the Lady Lions, Brenna Hall had two aces and one dig. Carissa Comstock had two aces, three digs and nine assists. Darbi Mello had one ace, five kills, two digs and one assist. Emma Harpring finished with one ace, one kill and one assist. Mekyna Hall had two aces, three kills and two digs. Tori Colestock had two aces, seven kills, two blocks and two assists. Kelly Brown had two kills and Cammi Miller had two digs.

“The girls played really hard all night and played as a team to come back and win in three sets,” Coach Audra Springman said. “I’m very proud of the girls continued improvement each game.”

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