East Hamilton Sweeps GPS In Volleyball Wednesday

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - by Special to the Chattanoogan.com

Set scores were close, but not close enough for the GPS Bruisers as they dropped a 3-0 match to the East Hamilton Hurricanes (23-16) on Wednesday afternoon at GPS.

East Hamilton pulled out a 26-24 victory in the first set before winning the next two by identical 25-20 scores.

Olivia Berger had 24 kills and nine digs for the Bruisers while Reagan Williams had 17 assists and a dozen digs.  Kelby Crownover  had 13 digs and six aces.

GPS is now 20-25 overall and will close out its regular season with a home match against Baylor next week.


Sydney Harris:  3 kills, 6 digs, 20 assists

Briley Considine:  5 kills, 8 digs, 3 aces, 1.5 blocks

Miranda Roberson:  4 digs, 1 block

Samantha Headrick:  2 digs

Emma Lenoir:  20 kills, 7 digs, 9 assists, 3 aces, .5 blocks

Somer Batten:  2 kills, 4 digs, 2 aces

Meredith Stott:  5 kills, 1 block

Kris Joo:  9 digs


Mackenzie Hobbs -- 6 digs, 2 aces;

Reagan Williams -- 3 kills, 17 assists, 12 digs;

Allyce Buniak -- 2 digs;

Olivia Berger -- 24 kills, 1 ace, 9 digs;

Gabby Hughes -- 6 assists, 2 digs;

Helen Johnston -- 1 dig;

Kelby Crownover -- 1 assist, 6 aces, 13 digs;

Angela Bonds -- 5 kills,

Katie Brandao -- 2 assists;

Jenna Simpson -- 3 assists, 3 digs;

Caroline Vance -- 8 digs.

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