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WHS Volleyball Keeps Title Hopes Alive PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 07:00

The Watauga High volleyball team bounced back from Saturday's disappointing effort and defeated Alexander Central Tuesday night in Taylorsville.

The Pioneers (15-7 overall; 8-1 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) defeated the Cougars in four games: 25-13, 25-14, 19-25, 25-18. The win pulls WHs into a first-place tie with St. Stephens. The Indians (8-1 in league play) had the night off. Fred T. Foard (8-2 in league play) remained a half-game back in third by knocking off Hibriten in a three-game sweep.
Kristen Carter paced WHS with 37 assists, four aces and nine digs; Colby Combs had 11 kills and four blocks; Hannah Stewart had seven kills and six aces; Channing Hagaman had 14 kills and 15 digs; Skylar Hicks had 29 digs and Ashlyn Van Dyke had 12 digs.
Alexander Central won the JV game, defeating WHS in a two game sweep by identical 25-17 scores. Connie Bower had six assists; Sarah Combs had five assists; Kiersten McClannon had six digs; Sierra Hill had four kills and two blocks; Andrea Foster had three kills and two blocks. The Pioneers return home to play South Caldwell Thursday night.


WHS DEFEATED ALEXANDER CENTRAL: 25-13 25-14 19-25 25-18


Kristen Carter 37 assists 4 aces 9 digs
Colby Combs 4 blocks 11 kills
Hannah Stewart 6 aces 7 kills
Channing Hagaman 15 digs 14 kills
Skylar Hicks 29 digs
Ashlyn 12 VanDyke digs




Andrea Foster 3 kills 2 blocks
Sierra Hill 4 kills 2 blocks
Kiersten McClannon 6 digs
Connie Bower 6 assists
Sarah Combs 5 assists




The Watauga High women's golf team had its match at Hibriten rained out Tuesday. It's been rescheduled for Thursday......The Watauga Middle School football team wraps up the season with a game at Gamewell tonight at 5 p.m.......And the WHS men's and women's cross country teams are in Newton for the United Way Invitational. It will be a huge meet with 37 teams in the field.





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