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Knights and Eels score home victories

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

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Northview's Samantha Solomon (right) tries for a block attempt against Greencastle on Tuesday.
By KIMBERLY GLEASON

Times Staff Reporter

The Lady Knights Volleyball Team of Northview High School didn't come with their A-game to Tuesday night's game against Greencastle

"We have to learn that every game is a big game," coach Scott McDonald said. "That will come with experience."

Time and experience will help the team gain the momentum that will be needed in future games.

The young team was lead by junior Ali Sharton with 15 assists and Brittaney Long scored five aces to go with five kills and 20 service points. Alyssa Clarke had two blocks and Samantha Solomon contributed five kills and three blocks.

As the night went on, Greencastle fought back.

"Our approach wasn't as good as we thought," McDonald said "We underestimated Greencastle and they took advantage of that."

The junior varsity girls were also winners in convincing fashion.

"The girls went into the game with a great mindset, and they dominated with aces and kills," said McDonald.

Northview travels to Terre Haute North on Thursday night for a freshman, JV and varsity match beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Varsity

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Greencastle151819

Junior varsity

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Next match: Northview (2-0 overall) travels to Terre Haute North on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

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Clay City wins over Union to open season

The Clay City Eels captures a home opening conference victory, 3-1 over visiting Union on Tuesday night.

The Eels scored a 25-20, 25-21, 16-25, 26-24 victory over the Bulldogs and were paced by Lynsey Higgins' 12 kill, four block and two ace evening.

Megan Vansickle added three kills and an ace and Kelly McCullough contributed five aces and three kills in the win.

At Clay City

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Union20212524

Next game: Clay City (1-0 overall) travels to South Putnam on Thursday at 6 p.m.



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