Lady Cats claw Southern in straight sets

Alex Hawley

September 25, 2013

RACINE, Ohio — So much for revenge.

The Southern volleyball team hosted Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division leader Waterford Tuesday night looking to avenge the Lady Tornadoes September 4, loss at WHS, but the Lady Cats had another idea.

Waterford (12-2, 10-0 TVC Hocking) defeated Southern (6-8, 6-4) by a 25-18 margin in the opening set, a 25-16 margin in the second set and a sizable 25-10 margin in the third set.

Southern’s service attack was led by freshman Marlee Maynard, who marked six points in the loss. Katie Jenkins and Hannah Hill each had three points, while Ali Deem and Celestia Hendrix both had two. Madison Maynard rounded out the Lady Tornadoes scoring with one point.

Madison Sury led Waterford with 16 points, followed by Dani Drayer with 11. Taylor Hilverding marked nine service points, Haley McCutcheon had six, while Laura Hill rounded out the total with four points.

The Lady Tornadoes net attack was led by Hendrix with nine kills and Jordan Huddleston with five. Darien Diddle and Madison Maynard each had two kills, while Jansen Wolfe and Brynn Harris each had one kill. Hendrix led defense with one kill, while Deem had 14 digs. Jenkins had a team-high eight assists, while Marlee Maynard marked five.