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South Putnam defends home court against Eels

Friday, September 11, 2009

GREENCASTLE -- The South Putnam High School volleyball team picked up a big win at home Thursday night, knocking off the visiting Eminence Eels, 25-15, 25-22, 25-23.

Ashley Wombles and Brooke Boejter led the team in kills with nine each while Katelyn Sibbitt had eight. Wombles also had five blocks.

Taylor Goss had 11 service points along with three aces and had nine digs. Rachel Egold chipped in eight digs.

Emily Dabkowski had 22 assists.

Bruins invade McAnally

GREENCASTLE -- The Tri-West Bruins defeated the Lady Tiger Cubs 25-15, 25-17, 25-14 Thursday night.

"This was a little disappointing to me," GHS Coach Trish Lowe said. "I feel like we start to make some progress and then we slide back into our old ways. I look forward to making moves in the right direction and staying in that path.

"We are well into our season and must begin to play better and more consistent," Lowe added.

Leading Greencastle was Kandice Phillips, who was 13-for-13 serving with seven points including two aces. She also had 17 digs. Braden Amis had six kills and one point while going six-for-six serving while Hanna Cochran had five kills and two service points and Kayla Nobles had six points one 10-of-11 serving with one ace and 11 digs.

Cougars fall to Rockville in 4

ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam High School volleyball team hosted the undefeated Rockville Rox on Thursday and proved that it wasn't going down without a fight.

The Cougars came out and won the first set 25-18, but lost the next three 25-22, 25-18, 25-13.

"This was a good loss for us," NPHS Coach Jill Schreiber said. "Yes it is still a loss in the books, but it was more than a loss. It gave the girls confidence in themselves and each other.

"They played with intensity and heart tonight, which is something they haven't done all year," Schreiber added. "The girls played with the intention to beat Rockville in the first three games, but they gave me everything they had in the fourth set. We are getting better, in small strides, but better and have finally taken the first step forward and I just hope that we can take a few more."

Carlye McGaughey led the team with eight kills and 11 digs while Megan Robinson had five kills an, eight digs and one stuff block. Leeann Davis had 12 digs while Megan Gray had 16 assists. Paxton Stephenson had three stuff blocks.