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September 15, 2013

H.S. ROUNDUP: Rock Creek wins Warner Memorial volleyball tournament

Borden boys finish second at Eagle Classic

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — The host Lions beat Crothersville, Cannelton and Clarksville to win Saturday’s Mike Warner Memorial Tournament at Rock Creek on Saturday.

The Lions had an easy time beating Cannelton 25-9, 25-14, took down Crothersville 25-19 in both sets and earned a big 25-17, 25-18 victory over Clarksville to claim the crown.

“I was very proud of the girls effort today,” Rock Creek coach Jennifer Brown said. “They are finally starting to work together as a team and were able to put together a solid full day of play.”

Susan McCoy led the Lions with 26 kills and 18 blocks.

“Susan had a great day today,” Brown said. “She has stepped into a leadership role and is leading by example.”

Katie Clapp had 58 assists, Marissa Weedin and Brittney Page each had 18 kills and Kyle Tincher added 14 kills for the Lions. McCoy, Clapp and Holly Whitworth, who finished with six kills, all made the All-Tournament team.

“Katie Clapp did an excellent job getting the ball to the hitters and Kylie Tincher, Brittney Page and Marissa Weedin had some tremendous kills,” Brown said.

Clarksville finished 2-1, beating Cannelton 25-15, 25-22 and Crothersville 25-19 and 25-22 before falling to Rock Creek.

Ali Sparkman paced the Generals with 28 kills, 22 digs, five aces and three blocks. Cheyenne Bledsoe had 54 assists for Clarksville.

“Rock creek is one of the most loud and enthusiastic teams we have faced all season,” Clarksville coach John McEwen said. “They do not get down after errors. That will keep them in and win them a lot of matches this season. I believe that was the difference in our match up today.”



At Rock Creek


ROCK CREEK    25 25

CANNELTON    15 22




CANNELTON      9 14

ROCK CREEK    25 25


ROCK CREEK    25 25

    Other Clarksville 3-game highlights: Maggie Kane 12 kills, .407 hitting percentage; Maiya Sutton 8 kills, .625 hitting percentage; Carroll Hawkins 7 kills; Kayla Wallace 32 digs, 3 aces; Bailey Sharp 27 digs, 5 aces.

    Clarksville coach John McEwen: “We went with a new offensive lineup today. I thought Chey Bledsoe was really good today after a bit of a rough start. She really worked hard today. Bailey Sharp was also really good today. She was by far our best serve receiver and server today.

    Record: Clarksville 7-5.

    Next: Rock Creek hosts West Washington, Monday; Clarksville at Crawford County, Monday.

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