Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
  • Lady Viking spikers are No. 3 at Buffalo

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  • BUFFALO - Good things are happening for the Ripley High School Volleyball team.
    The girls started off slow this season but have turned it up a notch thanks to the stellar play of a team choc-full of underclassmen.
    The Lady Vikings (7-23-5) competed in a pool of 10 teams at Buffalo last weekend and finished third for the tournament.
    For the tourney, the girls went (4-2) and competed hard with every team they faced and eventually fell in the semifinals to the Lady Wildcats of Nitro 18-25 and 16-25.
    Ripley beat Tolsia 25-21 and 25-21. They then took down Huntington Saint Joe 25-13 and 25-9 and defeated Mingo Central 25-23 and 26-22. They had a heated contest with Hurricane and won 25-21, lost 23-25 and won 15-13.
    "I am very proud of the team effort the girls displayed. They played each game hard and battled to the end," said coach Corby Stalnaker.
    Serving for the tournament: Haley Taylor 39 serves at 95%, Aubrey Dunlap 37 serves at 89%, Ashley Mellinger served at 84%, Lyndsay Anthony served at 84% and Katelyn Stover served at 75%. Scoring (points) for tournament: Ashley Mellinger 89, Kaitlynn Weaver 29, Katelyn Stover 20, Lyndsay Anthony 20, Aubrey Dunlap 21, Mickayla Murphy 18, Brooke Carter 14, Haley Taylor 12 and Breana Swisher 15.
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