Woodland sweeps at Gordon Central; Cartersville, Cass volleyball split Tuesday tri-meets

August 14, 2019

 

The Cartersville and Cass volleyball teams both split matches in tri-meets Tuesday night.

Cartersville lost a straight sets match at Northwest Whitfield but swept two sets against North Murray.

Cass, hosting Armuchee and Calhoun, won a three-set match with the Indians but were swept by the Yellow Jackets.

In Cartersville’s loss to Northwest Whitfield, the Bruins won 25-17 and 25-16.

Lauren Wenzell finished with eight kills, three aces, and eight digs. Anna Grace Brock contributed six kills, three aces, and seven digs. Halle Matthews had four kills and four blocks, while Macey Vaughn added 19 assists.

 

In the Canes’ 25-12, 25-14 win over North Murray, Wenzell had eight kills and six aces. Brock finished with five kills and four aces while Vaughn issued 17 assists.

 

“We battled hard and kept our energy up for the most part against Northwest, but in the second set we really struggled in serve receive. We fell behind 0-10 and that’s way too much to overcome against a good team like the Bruins,” said Cartersville head coach Dutch Cothran.

 

“We were pretty sharp against North Murray and I was proud of our effort,” added Cothran. “We were able to get some playing time for some of the younger players and they did well too.”

 

Cartersville (2-6) will host Villa Rica and Bremen on Thursday.

 

 

WOODLAND SWEEPS GORDON CENTRAL, DADE COUNTY

 

Coming off a 3-2 start and a semifinal appearance in the Adairsville tournament Saturday, Woodland claimed a pair of victories Tuesday night in non-region matches in Calhoun.

 

The Lady Cats outlasted Gordon Central 25-20, 25-20 in a straight sets win and later defeated Dade County 25-22, 25-13.
 

Against Gordon Central, Caroline Gore had nine kills and two aces. Lauren Morris also had two aces, while adding 13 assists and two digs. Grace Webb posted six aces, two assists, two blocks and a kill. Sydney Molinaro finished with four kills, four digs and an ace.

 

In the sweep of Dade County, Gore added six kills, five aces and three digs; Morris had 14 assists and five aces; and Molinaro chipped in with five kills and the same number of digs to go with a pair of aces.

 

Woodland will host Chattooga and Murray County in a tri-match beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday.

 

 

 

CASS SPLITS MATCHES WITH ARMUCHEE, CALHOUN

 

In a tri-match at Cass, the Lady Colonels outlasted Armuchee 25-14, 20-25, 16-14 in a three-set non-region contest. 

 

Cass was later topped by visiting Calhoun in straight sets, 25-9 and 25-22.

Cass (3-6) hosts Cedartown Monday and Pepperell on Tuesday.

 

 

ADAIRSVILLE FALLS TO LFO, HIRAM

The Adairsville volleyball team dropped a pair of home matches Tuesday night.

Facing Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe in a non-region matchup, the Tigers fell 25-8, 25-20. They also fell to Hiram by a 25-16, 25-21 final score.

Autumn Henderson posted two blocks against LFO and three against Hiram. Kaydee Huskins contributed three kills against the Hornets.

Adairsville will face Pickens and host Sonoraville in a road tri-match Thursday.

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