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Tiger Cubs go 1-3 in tourney

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

MONTGOMERY -- Greencastle traveled south to take part in Saturday's Barr-Reeve Invitational. In a tournament loaded with quality teams, the Tiger Cubs went 1-3, defeating Princeton 2-0 and falling to Randolph Southern, Barr-Reeve and Perry Central, all in three games.

"This was an awesome tourney with a lot of quality teams," GHS coach Trish Lowe said. "Three teams were ranked in the top 10. We played two of those teams and forced them to beat us in three games."

Greencastle opened with Randolph Southern, losing 25-21, 25-27, 15-9. They then took on the host Vikings, falling 25-17, 18-25, 15-12.

The Tiger Cubs captured the day's only victory over Princeton in the third match, 25-19, 25-20.

GHS closed the day with a 21-25, 25-22, 25-12 loss to Perry Central.

Kelsey Hennette led the Tiger Cubs in two categories with 60 assists, 31 points and five aces.

Olivia Miller led GHS in kills (37) and blocks with (19). Kristen Flint led with six stuff blocks.

Brooke Lewis
Brooke Lewis was scrappy for the Tiger Cubs defense, totaling 60 digs.

Coach Lowe was extremely pleased with how her team played against the day's strong competition.

"We went 3 games with all of the teams that beat us and defeated Princeton in 2 games," Lowe said. "This was a very long day, but the experience was worth it.

"I hope we can carry the way we played into the County Tourney this weekend," she concluded.

At Barr-Reeve

Barr-Reeve Invitational

Game 1

Greencastle21 27 9
Randolph Southern25 25 15

Game 2

Greencastle17 25 12
Barr-Reeve25 18 15

Game 3

Greencastle25 25
Princeton19 20

Game 4

Greencastle25 22 12
Perry Central21 25 15

Individual Stats

(GHS only)

Kills -- Miller 37, Flint 16, Hennette 10, Lewis 9, Nobles 8, Land 4, Samuels 2

Assists -- Hennette 60, Land 4

Points -- Hennette 31, Nobles 24, Lewis 20, Miller 20, Flint 17, Sawyer 7

Aces -- Hennette 5, Nobles 4, Flint 4, Sawyer 3

Blocks -- Miller 19,

Stuff blocks -- Flint 6, Land 4, Miller 3

Digs -- Lewis 60, Nobles 29

Next match -- GHS hosts North Montgomery at 6 p.m. today.

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-- Posted by barrreeve on Wed, Sep 5, 2007, at 9:33 PM

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