Knight volleyball claims pair of wins last week
By ROB HAMILTON
On Tuesday, Northmor’s volleyball team took a 25–8, 25–16, 25–17 win over Mount Gilead.
Allie Tupps finished 80–81 setting with 20 kills and added three aces on 18–18 serving. Alisha Pletcher finished with two solo blocks, while Kelsey Reeder had three aces on 13–14 serving, 10 digs and nine kills on 22–24 hitting.
Beth Gladden finished with two aces on 6–6 serving, Shelbie Wiseman tallied two aces on 12–13 serving and 16 digs and Kylee Keller added seven digs. Also, Chelsea Trainer finished with five kills on 10–12 hitting, Hannah Liberti had seven kills on 22–24 hitting and Lauren Bood added five kills on 10–11 hitting.
On Saturday, the Knights improved to 8–5 with a 22–25, 24–26, 25–12, 25–16, 15–13 win over Ontario.
Tupps had 33 assists on 163–164 setting, 24 digs, four kills on 10–11 hitting and one ace on 24–24 serving. Liberti picked up four solo blocks and 15 kills on 48–55 hitting.
Pletcher finished with four solo blocks and 12 kills on 36–40 hitting. Reeder tallied nine kills on 44–51 hitting and added 28 digs.
Bood had four kills on 13–15 hitting, while adding two aces on 29–29 serving and Wiseman finished with 21 digs and five aces on 14–15 serving.
Highland’s week opened with a 21–25, 22–25, 25–20, 25–13 loss to Pleasant.
Kam Terry had a big day, collecting 18 kills and four blocks; while Macy Winkelfoos and Brogin Denman both picked up five kills.
The Scots would recover to claim a three-game win over Jonathon Alder by scores of 25–22, 25–21 and 25–14.
Terry had another good performance, as she finished the match with 18 kills, 11 digs, five blocks and five aces.
Winkelfoos added nine kills and three aces, while Marlese Ferguson picked up 14 digs. Also, Alyssa Brown had two kills, two blocks and two aces and Denman finished with four kills.
On Saturday, the Scots claimed a 26–24, 25–21, 25–14 win over River Valley to improve to 9–8 overall, 5–3 in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference play.
Terry had a 21-kill performance, while Denman added seven and Winkelfoos picked up six.