CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team remained unbeaten during the weekend and claimed the championship at Crawfordsville with three victories to improve to 8-0 on the season.
The Knights opened tourney play by defeating Southmont, 25-22, 25-21 before dropping Cloverdale, 25-20, 25-18 and topped the host squad for the title, 25-19, 25-22.
"The kids did a good job today. Overall, we served much better and our defensive play was just amazing," commented coach Scott McDonald. "We forced the issue on offense and had all three teams on their heels a little bit."
The Knights got a 27 kill effort from Brittaney Long in the tournament. She also added six aces and three blocks.
Freshman Ashlen Buck rang up 49 digs with Kaylee Clark adding 38 to go with five kills. Hannah Hayes added 29 assists and eight kills with Ali Sharton contributing 32 assists and four kills.
"Hayes and Sharton did a real good job of moving the ball around and Alyssa Clarke was great at the net," said McDonald.
Hannah Emmert rang up 17 kills and three blocks, Emily Chiles had 19 digs and Alyssa Clarke led the team with 10 blocks to go with seven kills. Samantha Solomon had two kills and three blocks with Lizzie Emmert adding 10 kills. Allison Stearley had two kills.
"Sam Solomon got hurt in a match and Kaylee Clark did a good job of moving positions and Allison Stearley was called into action and did a good job for us," mentioned McDonald. "We were able to get everyone in today and I was really pleased with the effort."
The Knights (8-0 overall) host Linton on Thursday evening at 6 p.m.
Next match: Northview hosts Linton on Thursday beginning at 6 p.m.