Darrian Carmean racked up 24 kills and 26 digs to lead Lincoln to a 25-19, 25-14, 22-25, 26-24 Big Eight Conference victory over Princeton at Alice Arena Thursday.
The monster game by Carmean also put her over 500 digs for her career.
Kali Haynes helped Carmean on defense for the Alices (13-1, 1-1 Big Eight) with 36 digs, and Maycee Lange aided the attack with 14 kills. Lange also added four aces and four blocks, Callie Foster had 42 assists, and Macy Taylor added 13 digs.
“We won a close match with teamwork and determination,” Lincoln coach Casey Bowles said. “These are the matches that make us a better team and prepare us for future tough opponents.”
The junior varsity match went to Princeton, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12. Jenna Gardner had 20 digs for Lincoln (4-3), Jaclyn Sutton 16 assists, Zoey Weiss 10 kills, Olivia Hamilton and Mackenzie Newland 10 digs, Allyson Beckort six aces, and Faith Fleetwood five kills.
The Alices compete in the Evansville Central Invitational today.
Schenk close to
Greenbriar cut line
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. — Adam Schenk's even-par round Friday kept him at 3-under par for the tournament and in danger of missing the cut at the season-opening A Military Tribute at the Greenbriar.
The PGA Tour made a rule for this year that the cut-line has shrunk from top-70 players and ties to top-65 and ties. Schenk was in 66th place as of late Friday afternoon as the cut line waffled between 3 and 4-under.
The Vincennes golfer started the day tied for 32nd. He suffered a double-bogey on the par-4 second hole, which offset birdies on the par-4 first and par-4 14th.
The next tour event is the Sanderson Farms Championship, which starts next Thursday at Jackson, Miss.
VU hosting Hoops
Scramble at CCOV
The 21st annual Vincennes University Scramble for Hoops golf outing is Sept. 24 at the Country Club of Old Vincennes.
Registration goes from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., and lunch begins at 11 a.m. The shotgun start is at noon.
The entry fee is $75 for singles and $300 per four-person team. Proceeds from the scramble benefit the VU men's basketball program.
The tournament is limited to the first 30 teams entered. For more information, call Trailblazers coach Todd Franklin at 812-887-8864 or assistant coach Brian Davis at 812-890-5299.
NK baseball hosting
golf outing next week
The North Knox baseball team is hosting an alumni golf outing at High Pointe next Saturday.
The cost is $50 per player and $200 per four-player team. Registration begins at noon, and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Food, including BBQ, burgers and sausages, will be available for purchase.
club host Shawnee
ULLIN, Ill. — Lincoln graduate Lauren McCrary produced six aces to go with 13 assists as Vincennes University's volleyball team stymied Shawnee, 25-16, 25-9, 25-10, in a Region 24 match Thursday.
Ryli Bobbitt collected seven kills and five blocks for the Trailblazers (6-8); Ryleigh Fidler nine digs, five kills; Breanna Metzger six kills; Savannah Grimes eight assists; Morgan Tinkle 12 digs; and Alison Smith seven digs and four blocks.
"This was a good match for us as we played the entire roster," VU coach Gary Sien said. "Lauren ran a nice offense and we scored on her serves. Ryli hit 75 percent and blocked well. Morgan and Kacee Nicholson were in libero spot as Brantli Lannan was out, and both did well."
The Blazers host Ancilla and Joliet in 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. matches today.
snare four-set win
JASONVILLE — Hannah Saucerman's second straight triple-double helped North Knox overcome a tight first-set loss and rally to knock off Shakamak, 23-25, 25-17, 25-13, 25-12, in a volleyball match Thursday.
Saucerman had 26 assists, 20 points and 14 digs, while adding five kills, three aces and three blocks for the Warriors (10-4). Megan Cross supplied 14 kills, six digs, four points, three blocks; Grace Yochum 12 kills, three blocks; Jacqui Alsman 14 digs, four points, two aces; Mallory Earhart 11 assists, four digs; Abigail McKinley 10 points, two aces, four kills; Mercedes Harbin 11 digs; Mallory Rogers six points, six digs; Sabrina Carson six digs; Matty Hoffman six kills, seven blocks; Keanna Thomas four points; and Rayne Held two points.
The junior varsity Warriors (6-0) remained unbeaten with a 25-20, 25-16 win. Thomas had seven kills, seven digs; Kylee Messel 16 points, two aces; Emma Saucerman eight assists, four points; Rogers five points, three aces, six assists; Shelby Haag three aces, three kills; Tessa Haag six digs; Shelby Shaw four kills; and Briley Yochum and Layna LeRoy two kills.
North Knox hosts Wood Memorial at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Linton takes out
volley Spartans in 3
Visiting Linton took out South Knox's volleyball team, 25-19, 25-10, 25-14, Thursday.
Lauren Loudermilk had five digs and four assists for the Spartans (6-6); Bailey Kempfer three digs, two blocks; Leah Ellermann 10 digs; Kaylee Parrish two assists, five digs; Hallie Kirk two kills, two digs; Mallory Obermeyer two aces, 12 digs; Savannah Benjamin four digs; and Hannah Ivers nine digs, four kills.
The junior varsity lost, 25-22, 25-22. Kaitlyn Beard notched three kills; Evey Dodd two kills, seven digs, three assists; Jenesis McClure two aces, seven digs; Presley Cleveland two aces, two digs; Rachel Stearns nine digs; Addison Downen seven digs; Marissa Duckworth six digs; and Grace Worstell two assists.
South knox hosts Shakamak at 6 p.m. Monday.
fall at the buzzer
Collin Jackson's lengthy kickoff return as time expired came up shy of the goal line, and Lincoln's freshmen were just short in a 14-6 football defeat to Gibson Southern at Inman Field on Thursday.
The Titans scored with six seconds remaining to extend their 8-6 advantage to an eight-point margin. Jackson's return went 60 yards before he was tackled at the 10-yard line.
Jackson provided the first score for the Alices (2-1) on a short run early in the second half. That touchdown was set up by a long run from Jayden Easley.
Lincoln visits Jasper at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26.
splits with Pioneers
BOONVILLE — Clark's seventh grade prevailed while the eighth grade fell in middle school volleyball matches against Boonville on Thursday.
The Pioneers won the eighth-grade match, 25-18, 25-13. Courtney Deffendoll had 10 digs for the Alices (2-4), Elizabeth Curry-Jones two aces and two assists, McKenna Henderson three assists, Lola Farrar and Kelsey Howder two kills, and Xzandra Cox two aces.
Clark's seventh grade (3-3) won, 21-25, 25-13, 15-13. Addi Connor had six points, four assists, three kills; Kahre McCrary four aces, two digs; Matti Collins three aces, six assists; Addy Alton 10 kills, three digs; Brooklyn Tredway four points, two aces; and Amya Woodall three points, two aces.
In B games, Clark's eighth grade won, 25-24, 25-17, and the seventh grade was victorious, 25-13, 25-9. For the seventh grade, Connor had six aces, six kills; Woodall four points, three aces, two kills; McKenna Poyser five aces, three assists; Tredway three aces; and Alton two kills.
The Alices host Sullivan at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
JH volley Warriors
add to winning ways
North Knox claimed seventh and eighth grade volleyball wins over host White River Valley on Thursday and visiting North Central on Wednesday.
The eighth grade took out the Wolverines, 25-10, 25-11, and the Thunderbirds, 25-17, 25-14. Reagan Jones collected 33 points and 14 aces for the Warriors in the two matches. Madison McCory had 13 points, six aces, eight kills; Harlee Keller seven points, five assists; Gabby Lemons six points, three aces; Maddy Scere six points; and Lauren Wolfe three points.
The seventh grade defeated WRV, 25-15, 25-14, and North Central, 25-12, 25-15. Alex McKinley accumulated 26 points, 13 aces, nine kills and five blocks in the two wins. Javen Miller had 16 points, four aces; Brynna Collins eight points, six assists, three aces; Ally Crist eight points, three aces; Abi Deckard six points, four aces; and Mallie Lyons six points, two aces.
North Knox is at South Knox on Monday.
Rivet MS soccer
splits at Sullivan
SULLIVAN — Rivet's middle school teams split coed and boys soccer matches with Sullivan on Thursday.
The coed match went to the Patriots, 7-2. Lissa Willis had two goals; Lexi Frey and John Martin Beam one goal, one assist; Henry Holka and Miles Holka one goal; Chris Rehwald two assists; and Kody Carter one assist. The other tally came on a Golden Arrows own-goal. Keepers Alli Stearns and Rehwald provided seven and three saves.
Sullvan won the boys match, 3-2. Walker Lane and Mason Trent had Rivet's goals, and Jayden Ray made 16 saves in goal.
7-8 volley Spartans
spike North Central
FARMERSBURG — South Knox notched seventh and eighth grade volleyball wins over North Central on Thursday.
The eighth grade prevailed, 25-17, 25-17. Addyson DeLisle produced nine points, four aces, four digs, five kills and six assists. Mattilynn Ashley had nine points, four aces, four digs, five kills; Ally Sims four points, two aces, two kills; Meg Phegley two points, two digs; Lily Culp two points; Jaelyn Grumieaux three digs; Shelby Burke two kills; and Joslynn Holman two digs.
The seventh grade improved to 4-0 with a 25-10, 25-17 victory. Meg Obermeyer contributed 11 points and five aces; Grace Arnold four points; Bren Hill three points, two aces, two digs; and Karen Kayes three points.
The Spartans host North Knox on Monday.
MS tennis Spartans
lose by 3-2 count
LINTON — South Knox had an advantage in doubles, but Linton had the same in singles as the Miners recorded a 3-2 middle school boys tennis win Wednesday.
The Spartans got wins from No. 1 doubles Noah Hayden-Isaac True, 8-0; and No. 2 doubles Avery Deckard-Reid Martin, 8-6. Singles losses were by No. 1 Hunter Sievers, 8-0; No. 2 Evan Dreiman, 8-3; and No. 3 Ely Baker, 8-2.