Northview won their fifth match in a row on Monday night to set themselves up for a big match versus Owen Valley tonight that will determine the Western Indiana Conference volleyball champion.
On Monday, the Knights defeated visiting South Putnam in three sets, 25-7, 25-21, 25-12 as Casey Challandes propelled the Knights from the service line with 16 points and six aces. Lottie King added seven points along with a team-high 15 kills and three blocks against the Eagles.
Northview's hitting game pounded the Eagles as Lindsay Thomas provided 39 assists as five Knights had more than four kills.
Brianne Arvin had eight kills, Christy Fulk added six, Brittney Spugnardi chipped in with five and Laura McCrea had four. Heather Palmer also added three.
Spugnardi led the squad with nine digs and Challandes added seven with Kaley Huffman contributing six.
The junior varsity squad was also victorious in three sets. Further details were unavailable at presstime.
The victory moves the Knights record to 17-5 overall with tonight's home match versus the Patriots beginning at 6 p.m. Northview could clinch the WIC title outright with a win.
'C' Team Volleyball
On Monday night the Northview 'C' team picked up a pair of wins on the road with a 25-13, 25-11 victory over Greencastle and a 25-10, 26-24 win over Terre Haute South.
Olivia Kumpf had 23 points and 10 aces on the night and Abby Birkey contributed 21 points and 11 aces in the win.
The victory moves their record to 13-3 overall with a match tonight at Fayettville.
North Clay volleyball
Both North Clay teams were victorious in their 'A' and 'B' games on Monday night. The eighth grade 'A' squad won 21-7, 21-13 over Greencastle as Kylee Thacker had 14 points and an ace with Hannah Van Horn adding 12 points and two aces. Samantha Van Buren and Hannah Emmert each had a kill.
In the 'B' game, the team won 21-16, 21-12 as Thacker had seven points and Ashley Clark chipped in with seven points and two aces. Danika Ennis had four points and one ace with Allison Stearley adding four points, two aces and a kill.
In the seventh grade match, the Knights won the 'A' game 21-5, 21-9 as Samantha Solomon served up 11 points, Ali Sharton had 10 and Brailyn Whitson had five. Hannah Pond and Chloe Burdett each had a kill in the match with Sharton getting the assist.
In the 'B' match, the Knights defeated Greencastle 21-5, 21-11 as Chelsea Casey had nine points, Natali Sullivan added five points and Maxine West had four. Emily Hardman came up with three points as did Stephanie McMains and Alyssa Clark had two.