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Lady Hornets clinch OVC volleyball title

Jim Walker



COAL GROVE — The Coal Grove Lady Hornets are Ohio Valley Conference volleyball champions.


For the first time since 1986, the Lady Hornets have won back-to-back titles after beating the Fairland Lady Dragons 27-25, 25-20 and 25-7 on Thursday to tie River Valley for the OVC championship.

After a tough loss to River Valley on Tuesday that threw the race into a time, the Lady Hornets bounced back as Bailey Harrison had 16 kills, Ashley Adkins 9 kills, Cheyenne Bellomy 17 points and Cami Hillier and Kala Landers 11 points each.

River Valley gained a share of the title by beating xxx with identical scores of 26-16, 25-16 and 25-16.

Lady Panthers fall

CHESAPEAKE — The Chesapeake Lady Panthers dropped an Ohio Valley Conference volleyball match in four sets to the Fairland Lady Dragons on Tuesday.

Fairland won 19-25, 25-22, 25-18 and 25-16.

Carrie Brock had 8 points and 19 digs to lead Chesapeake. Macy Allen had 10 kills and 17 digs while Sarah Brumfield added 7 points.

The Lady Dragons won the reserve match 25-13, 25-16.