Written by Mike Kelly
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 20:05
The Watuaga High volleyball team got itself back on track with an impressive win on the road Wednesday night. The Pioneers (8-5 overalll 3-4 Northwestern 3A/4A
Conference) knocked off South Caldwell 3-1, 25-13, 22-25, 25-22, 25-18 in a NW3A/4A Conference match in Sawmills.
The win leads WHS one game under .500 at the midway point of conference play. But more importantly, Wednesday night's win give WHS the No.1 seed among the Class 4A schools in the NW3A/4A Conference.
Sarah Combs backboned WHS with 25 assists and five aces; Rebecca Hayes had 16 kills and Meredith Farthing had 14 kills to pace WHS' front line. Sarah Petersen had ten kills, Kiersten McClannon had six aces and Abby Hicks had nine digs.
The junior varsity team won its match in a two-game sweep, 25-14, 25-15. Savannah Rusher had 13 assists and four aces for WHS in the win. Olivia Williamson had six kills; Callie Idol, Tayler McCune and Alexis Villarosa each had four kills apiece.
The Pioneers will host East Wilkes in a varsity/JV match on Saturday at Lentz-Eggers Gym beginning at 10 a.m.; they travel to St. Stephens next Monday.
Watauga JV Volleyball defeated South Caldwell 25-14, 25-15
Savannah Rusher 13 assists, 4 aces
Olivia Williamson 6 kills
Callie Idol, Tayler McCune, and Alexis Villarosa each had 4 kills
Watauga Varsity Volleyball defeated South Caldwell 25-13, 22-25, 25-22, 25-18
Sarah Combs 25 assists, 5 aces
Rebecca Hayes 16 kills
Meredith Farthing 14 kills
Sarah Petersen 10 kills
Kiersten McClannon 6 aces
Abby Hicks 9 digs