Thursday Prep Volleyball Round up

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Ooltewah defeated Walker Valley High School 25-22, 25-15, 25-11.  Ooltewah improves to 13-2 overall and 5-0 in the district. Ooltewah has two big district games next week with Bradley on Tuesday and East Hamilton on Thursday.  

Summer Williams – 12 digs, 2 kills, 2 aces
Courtlyn Ison – 13 kills, 3 aces, 19 digs
Hanna Matthews – 28 assists, 2 aces, 1.5 block, 11 digs, 1 kill
Alex Biro – 11 kills, 1.5 blocks, 3 digs
Josie Cain – 24 digs, 2 aces
Allie Jones – 1 kill
Kailin Higgins – 9 digs, 2 aces
Emily Grace Thompson – 4 kills, 1 block
Hannah Henderson – 2 kills, 3 digs
Alexis Godsey – 3 digs
Sidney Killingsworth – 7 kills, 1 dig

Soddy-Daisy defeated McMinn County 25-14, 25-15, 25-18.
 They improve their overall record to 16-8 and 4-2 in the district. 
McMinn C0.      14   15   18
Lauren Smith  19 digs  2 kills  3 aces
Abby Walker  4 kills  11 digs  2 aces
Rachel Rader   1 ace  10 digs    4 kills  3 blocks
Kirstie Williams  14 assists  2 aces  6 digs
Amber Hatfield   5 aces  5 digs

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