Tuesday Prep Volleyball Roundup

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

 Ooltewah defeated Bradley Central 25-23, 25-17, 25-10 and improves to 4-0 in the district and 17-2 overall

Ooltewah Stats

Sloan Sullivan -8 kills, 9 digs, 3 aces, 1 block

Josie Cain- 10 digs, 1 ace
Courtlyn Ison- 11 kills, .5 block
Alex Biro- 5 kills, 1 block
Summer Williams- 4 digs, 1 ace
Bethany Spange- 5 digs, 3 kills, 3 aces
Hanna Matthews- 4 digs, 1 kill, 27 assists, .5 block
Sidney Killingsworth- 2 kills
Emily Grace Thompson - 3 digs, 3 aces

Soddy-Daisy beat Cleveland in another key district win.  The Lady Trojans won 25-20, 21-25, 25-13, 28-26 improving to 2-2 in the district and 14-8 overall.

Soddy-Daisy Stats:

Haley Reynolds: 16 kills, 4 blocks
Hannah Robertson: 34 digs, 1 ace
Chloe Mitchell: 29 assists, 21 digs, 2 blocks, 1 kill
Lauren Smith: 30 digs, 12 kills, 2 assists
Karigan Fulghum: 12 digs, 2 assists, 2 kills, 2 blocks
Abby Walker: 13 digs, 9 kills, 2 blocks, 2 assists, 1 ace
Alex Folker: 3 kills, 5 blocks
Whitley Phipps: 1 ace, 5 digs


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