Thursday Prep Volleyball Round up

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Soddy-Daisy beat Walker Valley in three straight 25-16, 25-18, 25-19.
 
Soddy-Daisy Stats:
Hannah Robertson  34 digs
Chloe Mitchell  30 assists   2 aces   19 digs
Lauren Smith 24 digs
Karigan Fulghum  20 kills  2 aces  11 digs
Abby Walker  24 digs  10 kills  2 blocks
Gracie Ratledge  3 kills  1 blocks
Alex Volker  6 kills    1 block
Amber Hatfield 4 digs   1 ace


Ooltewah High School defeated McMinn County High School 25-8, 25-6, 25-6

Ooltewah Stats: 
Summer Williams – 6 digs, 8 aces
Courtlyn Ison – 7 kills, 1 dig, 1 block, 2 aces
Hanna Matthews – 12 assists, 3 aces, 1 block, 1 dig
Alex Biro – 4 kills, 1 block
Josie Cain – 7 digs, 1 kill, 1 ace
Allie Jones – 2 kills, 2 digs
Kailin Higgins – 5 assists, 5 digs
Maddie Milliken – 2 digs, 2 kills
Emily Grace Thompson – 2 kills, 1 dig
Hannah Henderson – 2 digs
Alexis Godsey – 4 digs, 6 aces
Mckenzi Mansfield – 1 dig
Sidney Killingsworth – 4 kills, 3 blocks

 Ooltewah is now 3-0 in District 5AAA and 5-0 overall.
  The Lady Owls will play in the Choo Choo Tournament this weekend.

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Sale Creek Youngsters Grow Up A Bit In Class A State Softball

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EPB Seeks 3.5% Rate Increase; First Since 2011

EPB on Friday morning asked its board of directors to consider a 3.5 percent rate increase to monthly electric power charges for customers, effective July 1. The board is set to vote on the measure in June. For residential customers who use 1,000 kWh of electric power in a month, this adjustment will reflect an increase of about $3.50 on their monthly bills. The 3.5 percent ... (click for more)

Garcia Charged With Armed Robbery Of Red Bank Dollar Store

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Don't Make A Mockery Of Memorial Day - And Response

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Roy Exum: Chincoteague Mourns ‘Dude’

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