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October 4, 2013

Kings, Berries win to advance to today’s sectional final

Kings, Berries win to advance to today's sectional final



Pioneer 3, Frontier 0

The Class A No. 7 Panthers secured at least a share of the Midwest Conference title with a 25-16, 25-21, 27-25 win over the visiting Falcons, the defending MWC champs.

Riley morris dished 20 assists to go with 11 digs for the Panthers (17-6, 6-0 MWC). Megan Smith had 20 digs and Kayte Morris added six.

Sarah Dorris posted 14 kills and 15 digs, and Hannah Tevis added four kills and four blocks. Shelby Roller had 10 assists and five digs. Lyndsey Stewart and Bailey Storey each floored five kills. Kelsey Hill added 12 digs and two aces.

“The first set we were fairly focused and did a nice job putting them away. As the night went on we struggled with our focus and our serve receive left us at times,” PHS coach Rod Nies said.

Pioneer competes at the Dunes Tournament this weekend and could play teams such as Rensselaer, Michigan City, Andrean and New Prairie.

Cass 3, Taylor 0

The Kings (7-14, 1-3 Mid-Indiana Conference) cruised to a 25-18, 25-13, 25-10 win at Taylor.

Tori Powell was 15 of 24 hitting with just two errors on the night for the Kings. She added four aces.

Claire Crum had seven kills, Kassi Zeck collected 11 digs and Trish Hartley added four kills and 3.5 blocks.

“Brooke Langley and Aubrey Young both played well and played with confidence. It helps when your young girls play with confidence as well as your seniors,” LC coach Gretchen Crum said.

Carroll 3, Tri-Central 1

Carroll upped its record to 9-10 with a 25-19, 27-29, 25-16, 25-16 win at Memorial Gym.

Freshman Lauren Worl had an impressive night with 19 kills, seven aces, and passed 2.75. Sophomore Libby Eller hustled to lead the Cougars with 24 digs. Elizabeth Eurit had eight aces along with 36 assists.

Kokomo 3, Logan 1

The Berries dropped to 13-10 and 2-2 in the North Central Conference with the loss on the road.

Syd Bullard had 18 kills and three aces for the Berries. Karlee Vernon added seven kills and two aces.

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