Volleyball action heats up

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Symmes Valley vs. Portsmouth

WILLOW WOOD - The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings blitzed the Portsmouth Lady Trojans in three sets, 25-19, 25-22 and 25-20 on Wednesday.

Leading scorers for the Lady Vikings were Bridgette Thompson with 14 points and Rebecca Capper and Megan Coomes with 13 points each.

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In the junior varsity match, the Lady Vikings won 25-20, 25-21.

Whitney Smith had 12 points, Kathryn Myers 9 points and 4 aces and Haley Pelletier 8 points for the Vikes.

Symmes Valley, 3-1, hosted Portsmouth East Thursday in a Southern Ohio Conference match.


River Valley vs. Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE - The River Valley Lady Raiders breezed their way to an Ohio Valley Conference volleyball win over the Chesapeake Lady Panthers Thursday.

River Valley's varsity won in straight sets, 25-8, 25-15 and 25-10.

"River Valley has a nice team. They work real well together. They're going to be hard to beat by anyone," Chesapeake coach Dana Edwards said.

In the reserve match, River Valley won 22-25, 25-11 and 15-2.

Chesapeake plays Portsmouth and New Boston Saturday in a round robin match at New Boston.

Varsity match

River Valley scoring: McFann 5, Payne 8, Taylor 8, Carter 24, Bing 15, Waugh 16.

Chesapeake scoring: Brittany Sowards 3, Katie Bennett 8, Sara Rucker 9, Stephanie Rucker 4, Brandi Kirk 6, Christina Clagg 5.

Junior Varsity

River Valley scoring: Simmons 5, Payne 3, Smith 6, Walburn 7, Fitch 4, Marcum 11, Mullins 18, Corfias 7.

Chesapeake scoring: Lindsey 3, Cravens 4, Sizemore 4, Davidson 12, Harris 4, Belcher 9.


Junior High

Fairland vs.

Beverly Hills

PROCTORVILLE - The Fairland Junior Lady Dragons volleyball team downed Beverly Hills, W.Va., in both the 7th and 8th grade matches.

The Fairland 8th grade won 25-23 and 25-14. Emily McMaster had 11 points and Jordan Fulks 7 for the Lady Dragons.

Amber Bias had 16 points as the Lady Dragons 7th grade won 25-7, 23-25, 25-8.