Sports

September 18, 2013

Prep roundup: Injured player brings good vibes to Dalton High softball

(Continued)

Volleyball

• Southeast beat host LaFayette 19-25, 25-14, 25-13 to improve to 14-6 overall and 2-1 in Area 7-4A.

“We didn’t communicate real well in the first set,” Lady Raiders coach Bethany Kenemer said, “and in the second and third sets we communicated better and played our style of volleyball. That made the difference.”

Yasmeen Paloblanco tallied 20 digs for the Lady Raiders, while Angie Purkey added 18 assists and nine digs and Wendy Perez finished with 15 kills and three blocks. Gaby Gonzalez chipped in eight digs and Melisa Fraire had seven, while Yolanda Melgarejo had five kills and Serena Ramsey added four digs and three kills.

• Dalton lost 25-15, 22-25, 27-25 to host Ridgeland in Area 7-4A play but bounced back to win 25-20, 25-18 against Gilmer.

Ashleigh Peters had 19 kills and six aces for the Lady Cats (3-16, 1-2), while Alejandra Fraire had 18 kills and six aces. Hannah Cox finished with 14 kills. Katie Wilson tallied 51 assists, while Lyndsey Parker had 48 assists. Macie Noles had eight aces.

“They finally clicked as a team tonight,” Dalton coach Joey Wills said. “It was nice to see.”

• Northwest split a pair of Area 7-4A matches, beating host Pickens 25-23, 25-13 but falling 12-25, 25-10, 25-8 to Heritage-Catoosa.

Mary Kate Allen had 16 kills and four blocks to lead the Lady Bruins (15-12, 2-2), while McKinley Hopkins added six aces and seven kills, Whitley Brooker had 19 assists and Madelyn Logan chipped in five digs.

• Christian Heritage lost 25-11, 25-21 to visiting Gordon Lee in Area 4-A play. Jessica Seehorn led the Lady Lions (13-5, 2-1) with 16 assists and eight digs, while Savannah Roberson tallied eight kills and Brenna Mugge had 15 digs.

• Coahulla Creek lost 25-21, 25-17 to visiting Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe as the Lady Colts fell to 7-18 and 2-3 in Area 5-3A. No other details were available.

• Northwest’s junior varsity beat Pickens’ JV squad 25-22, 25-18 and topped Pickens’ freshman team 25-20, 25-11. MaLane Kyer had 10 assists, nine aces and seven kills for the Lady Bruins (9-4), while Holly Heath finished with 10 aces and seven kills.

• North Murray did not report results from scheduled varsity matches by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

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