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Cubs sweep Jennings for 21st win
Courier Sports Staff
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 11:00 AM
Madison's volleyballers swept Jennings County in three games Tuesday in North Vernon.
The first two games were close with Madison winning 28-26 and 25-23. The Lady Cubs then closed out the sweep 25-16 in game three.
Emily Holland had 10 kills while Whitney Wynn and Katie Hartman had eight kills each for the Cubs. Holland also had eight blocks, Wynn had 28 assists, Hartman was 16-for-16 serving, Abigail Demaree had five digs and was 91 percent on serve receptions, Delany Liter was 92 percent on receptions and Macky Hecox was 89 percent on receptions.
Madison, now 21-3 on the season, hosts New Albany on Thursday.
Pacers beat Shawe, 3-0
Switzerland County volleyball picked up an Ohio River Valley Conference win on Tuesday, defeating Shawe 3-0 in Madison.
The Pacers took the first set 25-17 and fended off the pesky Hilltoppers in set two 26-24. Switzerland County secured the victory in the third set, 25-18.
Stephanie Snodgrass was 39-of-39 passing with two digs for the Hilltoppers. Claire Higgins was 33-of-35 passing with four kills and Meg Scroggins added six kills.
Switzerland County hosts Milan on Monday for an ORVC match. Shawe hosts Scottsburg on Thursday.
Rebels fall to Mustangs
Southwestern volleyball dropped a road match on Tuesday, losing 3-0 to New Washington.
The Rebels played close in the first set but fell 25-21 before New Washington easily claimed sets two and three, 25-16 and 25-15.
"I thought our defense and serve reception was strong tonight when we played the ball," Southwestern coach Chris Johnson said. "We allowed them too many balls to hit the floor without making a play on them. Credit some of that to New Washington for hitting spots all night long."
Skyla Judkins was 26-for-28 hitting and 8-for-9 passing with 10 kills. Sarah Anderson was 14-for-14 serving with 23 assists, 13 digs and two aces while Karli Long and Mariah Franklin combined for 13 kills.
"Our offense started slow but picked up with a big contribution from Skyla Judkins," Johnson said. "I think we need to continue to develop as a team on the floor together. I hope the girls buy into what I tell them at practice and in the locker room because they have great potential than what we are putting on the floor right now."
Southwestern (11-12) hosts South Ripley on Thursday for an Ohio River Valley Conference match. The match will be senior night for the Rebels.
Carroll wins 3-0 at Henry
Carroll County picked up a road win on Tuesday, sweeping Henry County 3-0.
The Panthers won the first set 25-18 and dominated the second set 25-12. Carroll quickly finished the sweep in set three, 25-18.
Kelly Layton led Carroll County with 12 kills and four blocks while Karly Prosser had nine kills.
Carroll County hosts Trimble County on Monday.
Hanover edged by Spalding
Hanover volleyball forced a deciding fifth set on Tuesday but fell on the road 3-2 to Spalding (Ky.).
Spalding started the match on a hot streak, winning the first two sets 25-15 and 25-19. However, Hanover bounced back, fending off the Golden Eagles in sets three and four by identical 26-24 scores, setting up a fifth set with the teams tied 2-2.
With the match on the line, Spalding came back to life, sealing the victory, 15-10.
Hanover was led by Nicole Blevins with 12 kills. Kylie Justus added 15 digs.
Hanover (8-11) visits Manchester Saturday.
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