Sequoyah has early edge in volleyball
by Emily Horos
October 04, 2013 12:39 AM | 1307 views | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Cherokee County volleyball tournament got under way Thursday night.

In the round-robin event, the team that finishes with the best record after playing each of the other county teams Thursday or Saturday will be crowned the champion.

Sequoyah positioned itself well with victories over River Ridge and Creekview.

The Lady Chiefs opened with a 25-19, 25-16 victory over the Lady Knights before downing Creekview 25-20, 25-19.

In the two matches, Kali Jones combined for 21 kills and eight digs. Logan Page added 40 assists, 15 digs and three blocks, while Kelly Hartman had 11 kills, five digs and four aces. Lane Lauletta finished with six kills, five digs and a trio of assists.

Lauren Hartman had eight kills and four blocks, and Jemsyn Wells added 12 digs.

Creekview found itself in a hole after losing to both River Ridge and Sequoyah. The Lady Grizzlies will play Etowah, Cherokee and Woodstock on Saturday at Cherokee.

River Ridge squeaked out a 25-21 win in the first set before dropping the next 25-18. The Lady Knights rebounded with a 15-11 victory in the final set of the best-of-three match.

Creekview was led by Audrey Ashford’s 12 digs and three aces. Lori Estes added 15 digs and 21 assists, while Courtney O’Connor had six digs, 11 kills and a pair of blocks. Katie Creger and Sarah Schwarzman had four kills each, while Creger also had four blocks. Kaley Edgar had four aces and four digs.

Sequoyah proved more challenging for Creekview.

Ashford had 16 digs for the Lady Grizzlies, while Estes had 13 assists. Creger added three digs, two kills and two blocks.

The results from the other tournament sites were not available as of press time Thursday night.
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