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Knights take on tough field at Martinsville Regional

Saturday, October 3, 2009

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Deaven McCrocklin
Times Staff Report

The North Clay volleyball teams hit the road to face Cascade on Thursday night and came away with wins in two of three matches.

The sixth-grade team improved to 11-1 overall by downing the Cadets, 25-10, 25-7 as Morgan Stearley had eight points and Ashley Heck contributed seven. Gracie Timberman posted five points and Kaytlin Galloway added four.

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Lorrie LaTourette
The sixth grade visits Monrovia for a tournament this morning.

In the seventh-grade match, North Clay remained unbeaten with a 21-25, 25-11, 15-6 win over the Cadets.

North Clay got a 12-point effort from Kenzie Kumpf, who also had an ace. Whitney Halfhill posted six points along with Taylor Hess and Shea Britton added five followed by four points from Madison Nevins and three each from Hannah Minor, Mannah Mace and Sydney Buell. Deaven McCrocklin, Gracie Geswein and Kenzie Mager all had a point.

On the offensive side, Kumpf had four kills to lead the team and Mikayla Rowan added two kills and a block. Halfhill and Minor each had one kill each and Hess led the squad with four assists while Mace had three.

The team is now 15-0 and heads to the WIC Tourney at Sullivan this morning.

The eighth-grade Knights dropped a heartbreaker in three games, 25-24, 12-25, 13-15 to the Cadets as Shelbi Morris led the way with 12 points and five kills. Lindsey Potter posted three points and two kills with Audrey Clark adding in four points and four assists. Emily Pollard had three assists in the narrow loss and Lorrie LaTourette had two points with an ace and Liz McVeigh had two points.

The team is now 13-2 and also plays in the WIC Tourney today.