CLOVERDALE -- The North Clay volleyball teams improved on their season records with wins over Putnam County foes, Greencastle and Cloverdale this week.
The North Clay eighth-grade scored a 25-10, 25-22 win over the Tiger Cubs on Monday night as Chandler Pell led the way with seven points followed by five apiece from Alexus Bex, Taylor Dickison, Billie McClain and Sierra Girton, who also had two aces.
Brylie Riddell topped the offense with three kills and Courtney Maccarone added another to go with two service points. Haley Leach contributed three points and Sydney Pursell nailed a pair of kills for the Knights along with two points and an ace. Ashley Sutherland rounded out the scoring with an ace and two kills.
Against Cloverdale on Tuesday evening, both Dickison and Nicole Linton had five points each in a 12-25, 25-24, 15-12 comeback victory.
Riddell scored three kills for the Knights to go with two points and Pursell added two more kills.
Maccarone set up two of those kills, garnering two assists along with four points and McClain had three service points. Both Pell and Bex each had two points in the win.
The Knights rang up a 25-24, 25-9 decision against Greencastle as Shelbi Morris had eight points and both Andi Harting and Jami Warner had five apiece. Lindsey Potter had three for the Knights and both Leslie Ringo and Lorrie LaTourette had two points. Jade Mills and Libby Deckard scored a point each, Emily Sands had a kill and Mills added an assist.
In the match against Cloverdale, the Knights won 25-17, 25-14 as Ringo topped the squad with eight points from behind the service line.
Morris had six and Girton, Mills, Audrey Clark and Potter each had three points. Shelby Timberman had two points along with Deckard while Emilee Edington scored one point as did Warner, who had a kill. Clark also had an assist in the win.
The sixth-grade Knights set the tone each night by scoring a 25-10, 25-16 win over Greencastle and a 25-7, 25-17 victory over the Clovers.
Madison Nevins led the team against Greencastle with nine points and Taylor Hess added six. Mikayla Rowan added four with Hannah Minor, Lainey Latham and Whitney Halfhill contributing three each.
Against the Clovers, McKenzi Kumpf led the way with eight points followed by seven from Minor, six from Hess and five from Halfhill.