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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