High school roundup: Notre Dame volleyball squad rallies past Advance

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Notre Dame's volleyball team scored the final four points of the match as it rallied for a three-game road victory against Advance on Tuesday night.

Advance won the first game 25-23, before the Bulldogs posted a 25-19 win in the second game.

Notre Dame trailed 21-23 in the third game but saw senior Taylor Ward serve out the final four points for a 25-23 victory.

Miranda Fowler led Notre Dame (17-1-1) with 21 kills, while Kelsey Luster had 11 kills and Myriah Bernard had seven. Ward finished with 33 assists, and Karsen Powers led the defense with 14 digs. Taylor Rinda recorded eight service points.

Liza Gray had 12 kills to lead the Hornets (15-3). Haley Kennison added 10 kills and Aimie Simmers had six. Allie Below recorded 22 assists.

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Alli Woodfin had a team-high 14 kills to help the Wildcats to a three-game road victory.

Woodfin also had three aces and three blocks. Caitlin Petty added 12 kills, 22 assists, two aces and four blocks. Denai Arnzen added 11 kills and a team-high 20 digs, while Sydney Eeftink had 16 assists, two aces and four digs for the Wildcats (15-3-1).

JV -- Dexter won 2-0.

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Katie Williams had seven kills in the Tigers' loss at home.

Harlie Anderson had five aces for Central (6-12-1).

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Jackson won the first game but saw host Farmington rally for a three-game victory.

Melinna Craft led the Indians (8-10-2) with 11 kills. Alexa Kelpe dished out 18 assists, while Chelsea Fowler led the defense with 10 digs. Allison Skaggs recorded four aces, and Miranda Craft had two blocks.

JV -- Farmington won 25-17, 25-15


Farmington 201, Notre Dame 202

The Bulldogs lost by one stroke in the dual meet at Dalhousie Golf Club.

Farmington's Paige Gallager was medalist with a 45.

Morgan Schumer and Camille Brewer both carded 49 for the Bulldogs. Amy Blattel finished with a 50, and Andrea Younghouse rounded out the team score with a 54.


Perryville 2, De Soto 1

The Pirates (9-3) won a road game cut short by lightning.

Austin Roth scored the winning goal unassisted. Kyle Wood also scored for Perryville, with the assist going to Nate Kinnison.


Kelly 9, Poplar Bluff 2

McKynlee Neumeyer had three hits, including a two-run homer, and three RBIs in the Hawks' win over visiting Poplar Bluff.

Jessica Worth had two doubles and an RBI, while Jade Rampley and Sydney Vinyard both added two hits.

Kristy Brucker got the win in the circle. She allowed seven hits and two unearned runs.

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WP -- Kristy Brucker. LP -- Robertson. HR -- McKynlee Neumeyer (K). 2B -- Jessica Worth 2 (K), Sydney Vinyard (K). Multiple hits -- Kelly: Worth 2-4, Jade Rampley 2-3, Neumeyer 3-4, Vinyard 2-4. Records -- Kelly 17-4.

Scott City 7, Saxony Lutheran 2

Lindsey Rendleman and Alicia Kern each had three hits and two RBIs in Scott City's road victory.

Julie Holder also had three hits, while Shelby Rymer had a triple for the Rams (7-10).

Winning pitcher Alexis Spriggs threw five innings, giving up four hits and one unearned run. She struck out four and walked four.

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WP -- Alexis Spriggs. LP -- Natalie Schlimpert. 3B -- Shelby Rhymer (SC). 2B -- Alicia Kern (SC). Multiple hits -- Scott City: Lindsey Rendleman 3-4, Julie Holder 3-5, Kern 3-5, Rhymer 2-4; Saxony Lutheran: Ashlynn Collier 2-4. Records -- Scott City 7-10.

-- From staff reports

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