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Lady Vikes control Tide and fall to Point

Staff Writer
Jackson Newspapers
Lady Viking Olivia Banton, No. 5, jumps up to go for the spike.

The Lady Vikings hosted Sherman Tide on Wednesday evening where they added a W to their record. The Lady Vikes were led in offense by senior captain, Maddie Fields, and strong serving and setting from Emilee Jordan. Varsity won in three sets: 25-16, 25-19, 25-10

Varsity stats vs Sherman included:

Serving: Emilee Jordan 12/13, 3 aces; McKennan Hall 11/13, 2 aces; Olivia Banton 8/11, 5 aces; Kirsten Hinzman 6/7, 1 ace; Bailey Howery 6/6; Fields 4/5; Kyra Winter 4/6, 1 ace; Kayden Hinzman 3/3, 1 ace; Ciara McDowell 3/4, 1 ace

Setting: Jordan 28, 13 assists; Howery 17, 4 assists

Hitting: Fields 15, 12 kills; McDowell 11, 4 kills; Banton 7; Winter and Sidney Varney 6, 1 kill; Hinzman 4, 2 kills; Olivia Parsons 2, 1 kill; Brianna Hudson 1, 1 kill

Blocking: McDowell 3; Winter 2; Banton, Fields, Hinzman, Varney 1 each

Passing: McKennan Hall 52, Banton 22, Fields 17, Hinzman 15, Winter 10, Varney 5, Jordan 4, McDowell 3, Hudson 2

JV downed Sherman in two sets: 25-13, 25-17

Serving: Erin Ryan 15/17, 7 aces; Aubrey Haskins 7/8, 3 aces; Olivia Parsons 5/5, 1 ace; Josie Ramsey-Smith 4/4; Kaycee McCoy 3/3; Kayden Hinzman 2/3; Brianna Hudson 2/2; Morgan Shanklin 1/1; Natalie Donohew 1/2

Setting: Ryan 9, 2 assists; Donohew 6, 1 assist; Parsons 4, 2 assists

Passing: Ramsey-Smith 27, 3 digs; Haskins 11, 1 dig; Ryan 4; McCoy 3; Emily King 2; Parsons, Alexzandra Reed, Morgan Shanklin, Olivia Gandee, Sophie Nichols 1 each

Hitting: McCoy 10, 4 kills; Parsons 6, 2 kills; Shanklin 5; Hudson 4; Nichols 3, 3 kills; King 2; Reed and Gandee 1

The Spiking Vikes traveled to Point Pleasant on Thursday evening where varsity lost a close battle in 4 sets: 19-25, 25-22, 20-25, 20-25. McKennan Hall led the Vikings in defense while Maddie Fields and Ciara McDowell were strong in the offensive category.

Varsity stats vs Point

Serving: Kirsten Hinzman 16/17; Hall 15/16, 1 ace; Kyra Winter 12/13; Emilee Jordan 12/15, 1 ace; Bailey Howery 10/11; Brianna Hudson 8/8, 1 ace

Setting: Howery 22, 7 assists; Jordan 22, 4 assists

Hitting: Fields 17, 5 kills; McDowell 11, 4 kills; Winter 11, 1 kill; Sidney Varney 9, 4 kills; Olivia Banton 6, 3 kills

Blocking: McDowell 5; Banton, Fields, Varney 1 each

Passing: Hall 69, Banton 42, Hinzman 25, Winter 13, Varney 11, Fields 10, McDowell 5, Jordan 4, Hudson 2

JV downed Point in two sets: 25-10, 27-25

Serving: Olivia Parsons 13/14, 7 aces; Erin Ryan 9/9, 3 aces; Josie Ramsey-Smith 6/6; Natalie Donohew 5/6, 1 ace; Kaycee McCoy 4/4, 1 ace; Kayden Hinzman 3/4; Brianna Hudson 1/1; Aubrey Haskins 1/2

Hitting: McCoy 4, Hudson 2, Parsons 1

Varsity is now 3-9 on the season, and JV is now 6-2.

Ciara McDowell, No. 12, makes the set for the Vikings.