Monday Prep Volleyball Round Up

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Ooltewah volleyball team posted two wins Monday night.  The Lady Owls beat Signal Mountainn 25-18, 25-21 and Hixson 25-11, 25-21.  

Ooltewah improves their overall record to 4-0 and is still 2-0 in their district.  

727272033691406px;">Baylor beat CCS in three straight; 25-20, 25-12, 25-13

East Hamilton won two against two Georgia teams.  East Hamilton beat S.E. Whitfield 25-13, 25-17 and Ringgold 25-14, 25-13.

Ooltewah Stats: 

Courtlyn Ison 17 kills, 1 block, and 13 digs

Hannah Matthews 39 assists, 3 blocks, and 4 digs
Alex Biro kills, 1block, 
Sidney Killingsworth 8 kills, 1 block
Josie Cain 18 digs, 3 aces
Summer Williams 13 digs, aces
Emily grace Thompson 6 kills
Hannah Henderson 4 kills, 
Kaiilin Higgins 10 digs

Baylor Stats: 

Haven Bethune 7 aces, 10 kills, 8 assists, 10 digs
Sarah Sumida 1 ace, 9 kills, 16 assists, 7 digs
Gabby Gray 1 ace, 9 kills, 5 digs
Jane Wilson 2 aces, 4 kills, 4 digs
Lilly Turner 13 digs, 1 assist
Lexy Hellerstedt 4 kills, 4 digs
Cassie Elrod 6 digs
Ashleigh Cook 3 kills
Summer Smith 3 digs
Abby Hubert 1 block

East Hamilton Stats: 

Autumn Lowrie: 22 assists, 5 digs
Meredith Stott: 7 K, 1 D, 2 Aces, 1.5 B
Samantha Headrick: 5 K, 10 D, 3 Aces
Emma Lenoir: 18 K, 12 D, 11 assists, 1 Ace, 2 B
Kayli Jones: 1 K, .5 B
Somer Batten: 8 K, 4 D, 1 B
Tori Harris: 8 D, 4 Aces
Jillian Myers: 1 D, 1 Ace





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