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Redwomen stage another comeback volleyball victory

Rock Hill’s Brooke Hanshaw makes a pass during a Redwomen volleyball match. The Redwomen beat Fairland on Thursday in an Ohio Valley Conference match. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos.com)

Jim Walker



PEDRO — The way things are going with the Rock Hill volleyball team, coach Mary Ferguson may need a heart physician instead of a team doctor.

The Redwomen won their third come-from-behind match in four games this season as they rallied past the Fairland Lady Dragons in give sets on Thursday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

“They’re going to give me a heart attack,” said Ferguson as the Redwomen won 21-25, 13-25, 25-13, 25-20 and 15-8.

“It was a team effort. It’s great to see that they have a lot of heart and determination. They’re just determined to win.”

In the win over Fairland the Redwomen got 12 kills and 6 blocks from Tommi Butler while Mei Ueda had 6 kills and 2 blocks.

On Tuesday, Rock Hill got its first-ever win over River Valley in another comeback, 25-22, 23-25, 19-25, 25-12 and15-12.

Brooke Hanshaw had 10 kills, Maddie Malone 9 kills and Katie Johnson had 4 11 kills and 4 blocks in the win over the Lady Raiders.

Rock Hill got a pair of wins last week.

On Monday the 27th, the Redwomen rallied to beat the Symmes Valley Lady Vikings 25-21, 23-25, 20-25, 25-17 and 15-10.

Rock Hill topped the St. Joseph Female Flyers on Wednesday, Aug. 29, in straight set, 25-11, 25-13 and 25-5.

The Redwomen hosts Coal Grove on Tuesday and visit South Point on Thursday next week. Both are OVC games.