Friday roundup: Volley Warriors pummel Eastern

North Knox's Hailey Walls, left, looks for space to make a crossing pass against the defense of Princeton's Jaida Rodgers (16) and Jasmine Sherman at the Warriors field on Thursday. The Tigers edged the Warriors, 2-1.

BLOOMFIELD — Hannah Saucerman continued her run of triple-doubles, putting up 27 assists, 13 digs and 10 points to help North Knox to a 25-17, 25-18, 25-20 volleyball win over Eastern Greene on Thursday.

Saucerman also had an ace among her points, and she chipped in two kills and two blocks at the net. Others contributing for the Warriors (2-2) were Jacqui Alsman with nine points, one ace, eight digs; Rayne Held 10 points, four aces, four digs; Emma Wampler 12 kills, six points, one ace; Mallory Rogers seven points, two aces, 10 digs; Keanna Thomas nine kills; and Tessa Haag three digs.

“We had another great serving night,” North Knox coach Tammy Meurer said. “We were more strategic with our offensive attack, and we played with a lot of passion and energy as the night went on. It was an overall amazing team effort to pick up the win.”

North Knox’s junior varsity (3-1) also won in straight sets, 25-18, 25-24. Emma Saucerman had nine points, one ace, nine digs, seven assists, four kills; Layna LeRoy five points, one ace, six digs, four kills; Harlee Keller five points, one ace, six assists, four digs, three kills; Shelby Shaw three points, two kills; Kylie Messel three digs; Briley Yochum three kills; Reagan Jones two points, two digs; and Madison McCory two kills.

The Warriors host White River Valley at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Koenig gets 500th dig in Lincoln victory

EVANSVILLE — Lincoln senior Livie Koenig achieved her 500th career dig, and the volleyball Alices eased past Evansville Harrison, 25-5, 25-11, 25-15, for a Southern Indiana Athletic Conference win Thursday.

Maycee Lange had eight kills, two blocks for Lincoln (8-2, 2-1 SIAC); Callie Foster 27 assists; Kali Haynes nine digs, seven aces; Macy Taylor six kills; and Koenig finished with eight digs.

The junior varsity Alices (9-1) won, 25-18, 25-21. Jaclyn Sutton and Gracie Kramer each had four assists; Allyson Beckort 11 digs; and Cameron Cary three kills.

Lincoln competes in a tournament at Barr-Reeve today.

Lady Warriors run by Arrows in dual

SULLIVAN — North Knox claimed three of the top four spots and grabbed a 23-36 girls dual cross country meet victory over Sullivan on Thursday.

North Knox’s boys only had three runners and didn’t record a team score.

For the girls, Brittany Page was second in 23:46; Alexis Petelle third, 24:58; Reagan Hammelman fourth, 24:58; Sidney Kahre sixth, 26:21; and Macy Dye eighth, 27:54.

For the Warriors boys, Calvin Crabtree was seventh in 20:53; Dakota Lawrence ninth, 22:30; and Anden West 10th, 23:11.

North Knox’s girls also claimed a middle school quadrangular victory, outscoring Sullivan, 25-36. Shakamak followed with 78, and Rivet didn’t manage a team score. Scoring for the Warriors were Rorri Bottum third, 13:09; Lexi Freeman fourth, 13:44; Olivia Knable fifth, 13:48; Abbi Urbain sixth, 13:52; and Emma Telligman seventh, 13:53.

In the boys junior high meet, Shakamak scored 29, Sullivan 35, North Knox 67 and Rivet didn’t score. Carlton Armes ran third in 12:13; Cooper Lemberg 13th, 13:52; Brody Page 15th, 14:14; Kolten Boyles 16th, 14:18; and Owen Lane 26th, 15:14.

Spartans defeat T-Birds in volleyball

South Knox’s volleyball team downed North Central, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21, in a home match on Thursday.

Leah Ellermann had 14 digs, nine kills for the Spartans (4-5); Hallie Kirk eight kills, five blocks; Bailey Kempfer five kills, nine digs, two blocks; Evie Dodd 10 assists, six digs, one ace; Hallie Kirk eight kills, five blocks, three digs; Savannah Benjamin five kills, five digs; Kaitlyn Williams five kills, two blocks; Kaylee Parrish 18 assists, eight digs; Kaitlyn Beard three blocks, two aces; Mallory Obermeyer 12 digs, one ace; and Racheal Stearns two digs.

The junior varsity match went to South Knox in two sets, but scores weren’t reported. Addy DeLisle had eight points, four aces, 10 assists; Jenesis McClure three aces, five digs; Daphne Kinnett three aces, four digs; Mattilynn Ashley three kills, three digs; Shelby Burke five kills, one ace; Jaelyn Grumieaux three points, one ace, three digs; Anna Provines three points, three digs, two aces; and Ally Sims three kills.

The Spartans host White River Valley on Wednesday.

Taylor, Clark top North Knox in golf

BICKNELL — Dusty Taylor shot a medalist round of 1-under-par 21 to lead Clark to victory over North Knox, 151-159, in a six-hole middle school golf match at Hight Pointe C.C. Thursday.

Joining Taylor in scoring were Michael Waltry with 31, Landen Davis 32, Colton York 33 and Carson Dreiman 34. Scorers for North Knox were Drayten Phillips 32, Jaden Hatfield 33, Luke Schroeder and Rylan Cardinal 34, and Grant Speth 36.

7-8 volley Alices defeat Miners

Clark’s seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams earned victories over visiting Linton on Thursday.

The eighth-grade (3-1) won, 25-21, 25-16. Amya Woodall had five digs, two aces; Matti Collins 10 assists, three aces; Addy Alton five aces; Addi Connor two aces, one block; and Kate Jones, Connor, Collins, Kahre McCrary and Brooklyn Tredway all had two kills.

The seventh-grade Alices prevailed, 25-14, 25-15. Kiaya Farrar had 16 aces, two kills; Grace Archer and Ava Steffey three and two aces; and Daylin Thompson and Kyndall Quarterman one kill.

MS Spartans run 1st, 2nd at Prides

PETERSBURG — The South Knox Middle School boys were first and the girls were second in a pair of quadrangular races at Prides Creek Park on Thursday.

The boys (6-0) scored 19, North Daviess 56, Washington 59 and Pike Central 65. Samuel Singleton was the race winner in 10:55. Others scoring for the Spartans were Ezra Anson second, 11:17; Zachary Woolard third, 11:18; Evan Hartwick fifth, 11:38; and Lane Hartwick eighth, 12:08.

North Daviess edged South Knox (5-1) in the girls race, 44-45. Addelyn Kehl paced the Spartans in second, 12:45. Alli Hayden was fifth, 13:29; Grace Detweiler 14th, 14:05; Ella Like 16th, 14:31; and Arie Moon 19th, 14:46.

The Spartans run today at the Gibson Southern Invitational.

Volley Warriors split with Sullivan

BICKNELL — North Knox’s seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams split matches against visiting Sullivan on Thursday.

The eighth-grade eked a three-set win, 21-25, 25-21, 15-12. Alex McKinley had 12 points, two aces, 10 assists for the Warriors (2-2); Abi Deckard eight points; Malli Lyons five points, two aces; Javen Miller four points, one ace, three kills; Brynna Collins three points, one ace, eight kills; and Madi Miller two points.

The seventh-grade Warriors fell, 25-9, 25-18. Keely McMillin had six points, two aces; Baylee McClure four points, two aces; Jade Richter one ace; and Abigail Patton one kill.

North Knox visits Linton on Tuesday.

Soccer Spartans dump Wolverines

SWITZ CITY — South Knox pounded White River Valley, 7-0, in a middle school boys soccer match Thursday.

Owen Lavely, Braydon Loudermilk, and Colt Hout scored two goals, and Chase Neal scored one. Malaki Downen provided two assists, and Hout, Cannon McCallister, Tate Staggs, Rocco Lazzara and Porter Watjen one.

Volleyball 6th-grade Spartans handcuff Sullivan

PRINCETON — South Knox’s sixth-grade volleyball team knocked off Princeton, 25-13, 24-18, Thursday.

Service points for the Spartans were by Ellie Burke 12, Kendal Hill five, Brianna Benjamin four, and Kayelynn Stroud, Alivia Kehl, Avery Candler, Alexa Risley, Kourtney Chesser, Ali Harbvey, Brooklyn Mikiska, Maggie Litherland, Avery Roark, Sydnie Carie, Peyton Allen and Avery Flaningam two.

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