Times Staff Report
CLINTON -- The Clay City volleyball team prepped for postseason play by claiming a tournament title at South Vermillion on Saturday.
The Eels defeated the host Wildcats by a 25-19, 25-16 score in the first match of the day as Lynsey Higgins osted 10 points, two aces, four digs and seven kills and Kelly Mc-Cullough added three points, two digs, 10 assists, three kills and two blocks. Brielle Drelick contributed five kills and a dig in the match with Shelby Hane adding in three digs and three kills. Also for the Eels, LaKyla Cook had five points, two digs and two kills, Olivia Schindler contributed four points and eight assists and Callie Dayhuff added six points, an ace and a kill.
In the day's second match, Clay City edged past Linton, 20-25, 26-24, 15-11 as Mc-Cullough had 12 assists, nine kills, four points and four digs and Higgins added another five kills, four blocks and three points with three digs. Drelick had seven kills and three digs and Cook rang up 10 points, six digs and four kills. Hane had another two digs, three kills and two points, Schindler had 10 assists and Dayhuff had two points, five digs and an assist.
The win improves the Eels to 18-9 overall with a sectional match-up with North Central up next.