Cougars, Clovers capture crowns in MS volleyball

Monday, October 2, 2017
Members of North Putnam’s 8th-grade Putnam County champion volleyball team are (from left, front) Zoey Dickson, Kyla Willis, Camryn Wolf, Marin Davies and Haley Dickson; (back) coach Brandy Dickson, Handley Everman, Grace Kinkead, Brie Miller, Haley Stevenson, Ashley Lawless, Annabelle Gross, Ashley Weir and coach Jenny Heron.
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North Putnam’s 8th-grade volleyball team defended its 2016 Putnam County championship recently by defeating Greencastle 25-12, 25-12 in the championship match.

Marin Davies continued her day of strong serving going 12 of 14 with five aces. Kyla Willis was perfect on the day in serving, going 13 for 13 for the second time of the day with five aces. Zoey Dickson also had a strong serving game with four aces.

Brie Miller led the hitting attack by going 10 for 10 with four kills. Kyla Willis added three kills for the Cougars.

In the first round of the county tourney, North Putnam defeated South Putnam 25-12, 25-8 to secure a spot in the championship match. Davies was 16 of 16 in serving with three aces, while Willis served 13 of 13 with one ace.

Camryn Wolf served seven of eight with one ace, while Ashley Weir came off the bench with two aces. Brie Miller, Haley Stevenson, Willis and Grace Kinkead each had two kills, while Kinkead also had a solo block.

Members of Cloverdale’s 7th-grade Putnam County champion volleyball team are (from left, front) Emma Yartz, Lillie Jones and Cassi Maynard; (middle) Andrea Nees, Kaitlen Kerr, Jessica Garrison and Tara Wainscott; (back) coach Maria Skiles, Jaidyn Helton, Jasmine Gibson, Erin Johnson and Emma Hunter.
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Cloverdale’s 7th-grade Lady Clovers brought home the trophy from this year’s Putnam County middle school volleyball tourney.

The Clovers defeated the Greencastle Tiger Cubs, winning in two sets of 25-15 and 25-11. Erin Johnson led the team in serves.

The Clovers then took on the South Putnam Eagles, winning the first set 25-13. The Eagles fought back in the second set, winning 25-21 and taking the game to a third set, which the Lady Clovers won 15-7. Leading the team in serves against South Putnam was Andrea Nees.

The Clovers ended their regular season with a record of 9-5.

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