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Volleyball Recaps from Monday, August 31

Volleyball Recaps- Monday, August 31

Varsity information unless designated otherwise.

East Central 3, Franklin County 1 (home)

EC  25  25  25  25
FC  22  27  22  12

Edited recap from East Central coach Cassie Laker: It wasn’t pretty, but they pulled out a win. We have a lot of work to do. We just need some practice time to do it in.  EC top stat leaders: aces- Emma Ertel 5 (17/19 serving); kills- Becca Tupper 12 (23/28 attacks), Jessie Stenger 12 (21/26 attacks); assists- Hope Fox 16 (47 sets), Allison Huismann 16 (44 sets); serve receive- Laney Baker 27/29; total blocks- Stenger, Avery Daniels 2 each; digs- Baker 22.

Edited recap from Franklin County coach Jill Mergenthal: Franklin County hosted East Central and what a match it was to attend. Even though we lost, it was great to see the drive in these young ladies on the court. We did take set two in a win by two point 27-25. I am very pleased with the level of play against the Trojans. Makyah Richardson had 4 kills and 3 blocks. Alex Gillman had 1 kill, 1 block, 1 ace and 8 digs. Jenna Bruns had 1 kill, 1 block, 2 aces and 2 digs. Meredith Hoff had 4 kills and 2 digs. Kassidy Schell had 4 kills, 2 blocks, 5 assists and 8 digs. Saige Mergenthal had 3 kills, 2 blocks and 1 dig. Kacie Williams had 8 assists and 3 digs. Kim Settles had 18 digs. Rae Ertel had 1 dig.

(JV) East Central 2, Franklin County 0 (home)

EC  25  25
FC  20  20

Top East Central JV stat leaders: kills- Olivia Lehman 3; aces- Chloe Bushman, Kaylee Louden 2 each; digs- Josey Mergenthal 12; assists- Jenna Kathman 9; serve receive- Mergenthal 10.

Edited JV recap from Franklin County coach Mergenthal: The Franklin County JV played tough, never giving up. They were down 8 to 9 points and just kept pushing through. There just was not enough time to take the lead for the win. Hadlee Hornsby had 2 kills and 2 digs. Kiersten Schell had 1 kill, 5 digs and 1 assist. Kylie Lea had 13 digs. Stephanie Billman had 1 dig and 1 assist. Lauren Stacy had 1 dig. Macy Crain had 1 dig and 2 aces. Michaela Ferman had 3 kills, 2 digs and 4 assists.

(Frosh) East Central, 2 Franklin County 0 (home)

Edited freshman recap from Franklin County coach Mergenthal:  The Franklin County freshmen stayed right with EC both sets but just was never able to take the lead. Piper Twiggs had 1 ace serve and 1 dig. Kensee Ferman had 2 aces and 1 dig. Kendal Cain had 1 kill. Chloe Clark had 3 aces and 2 digs. Daphne Stokes had 4 aces and 1 dig. Kristen Ison had 1 ace, 1 dig and 1 assist.

(Frosh) Batesville 2 (home), Lawrenceburg 0

BA  25  25
LB  19  19

Edited freshman match comments from Batesville assistant coach Heil: Kaylin Hinners did a fantastic job serving and went 7 for 7 with 1 ace. Laura Schwegman’s serves were a thing of beauty. She went 8 for 8 as well. Kaylie Raver had five amazing kills. Isabelle Wonnell ended the evening error-free on offense.

We thank everyone from each school who contributed to the recaps.

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