Thursday Prep Round-Up

Thursday, August 29, 2013

VOLLEYBALL

The Lady Panthers defeated Lookout Valley in a district match 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 21-25, 25-12)

Sale Creek is now 8-3, 2-0 in district play. Lookout Valley is 5-6 overall and 1-1 in the district.

Stats for Sale Creek
Megan Storey 12 kills, 14 digs, 8 assists, 1 ace
Brooke Welch 20 digs
Mikayla Crowder 11 kills
Regan Garrett  3 kills, 3 digs, 1 assist, 1 ace
Bailey Pugh 17 digs, 7 assists, 1 ace
Jordan Duncan 7 kills, 10 digs, 2 aces
Miranda Barnette  2 kills, 2 digs 

Stats for Lookout Valley
Savannah Walker 17 kills, 27 digs
Brianna Workman  10 kills, 28 digs
Annie Mare  11 kills, 35 assists

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Ooltewah defeated East Hamilton 3-1 (25-21, 19-25, 25-23, 25-19). The Lady Owls are now 7-0, and 3-0 in the district.

Stats for Ooltewah
Josie Cain- 15 digs, 1 ace
Courtlyn Ison- 16 kills, 1 block
Alex Biro- 7 kills, 1 blocks, 1 dig
Summer Williams- 4 digs, 3 aces
Bethany Spange- 13 digs, 5 kills
Hanna Matthews- 7 digs, 1 kill, 41 assists, 1 ace
Sidney Killingsworth- 8 kills, 1 block
Alexis Godsey - 2 aces

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SOCCER

Hixson claimed a 2-1 victory over East Ridge, Thursday night.

The Lady Wildcats were up 1-0 at half. They were led by Samantha Green with 2 goals. Demi Defoor had an assist and Cambree Spurlack recorded eight saves.

Abby Sweatman scored the lone goal for East Ridge off an assist from Kayla Deck.

Hixson will host Ooltewah next Tuesday, September 3rd. at 7pm.



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