GREENCASTLE -- The North Clay volleyball teams hit the road for a trip to South Putnam on Thursday night and came away victorious in all of their matches.
The sixth-grade Knights earned their first win of the season by topping the Eagles, 25-17, 25-14 led by a seven-point effort from Kenzie Stearley and six from Madison Russell. Stacy Payton contributed another five points to go with two assists and Linzy Lunsford added four points in the win. Megan Sampson added three points and Kerstie Shaw had two assists and a kill.
In the seventh-grade match, North Clay drilled the Eagles with a 25-12, 25-6 victory paced by seven points from Madison Trusty and six from Alyssa Yocom. Madison McDonald rang up six points with four aces and three kills while Ashley Heck had four points and two aces. Morgan Stearley added four points with an ace and Kaytlin Galloway had three points and an ace. Jordan Mills had three points, Breanna Dove posted three points, all on aces and added two kills. Zoe Orman chipped in with an assist and Kaylee Cooper had two assists.
The eighth-grade played a pair of matches versus the Eagles and won convincingly in both with a 25-2, 25-13 win in the first contest as Taylor Hess had eight points with a kill and three aces and Deaven McCrocklin had 10 points with three kills. Mannah Mace had 11 points, McKenzi Kumpf had four points with a kill and three assists and Mikayla Rowan had two kills.
The eighth-grade (3-0) and seventh-grade (3-0) travel to North Central on Sept. 7 while the sixth-grade (1-2) visit Honey Creek with both teams on Sept. 8.