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Ironton girls top Lady Hornets in volleyball match

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

In this case, teamwork made the team work.

The Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers used teamwork to beat the Coal Grove Lady Hornets for a straight sets Ohio Valley Conference volleyball win on Thursday, 25-15, 25-13 and 25-9.

“The team worked well tonight, but we still have a lot to improve on,” said Ironton coach Beth Campbell.

Lexi Wise had 14 points and 5 aces, D’Laynie Keith 10 points and 4 aces and Jordan Hannan added 9 points and 4 aces to lead the Lady Tigers.

Mckenzie Cremeens added 5 points, Alyssa Lewis, Kaylin Easterling and Alyssia Rowe added 3 points and Zakia Lee 2 points.

Emily Compliment and Brianna Stumbo had 3 points each and Kaylee Beals 2 for the Lady Hornets.

Wise also had 14 kills, Keith 11 and Lee 6. Hannan piled up 28 assists.

Lee added 4 blocks while Lewis and Allison Dickess combined for 10 digs defensively.

Ironton visits Jackson at 5:30 p.m. Monday and hosts Portsmouth at 5:30 on Tuesday in a league game. Russell visits at 6 p.m. next Thursday.

OVC Results

Rock Hill beat South Point in five sets, 21-25, 25-23, 25-22, 18-25 and 15-10.

In a non-league match, Minford topped the Fairland Lady Dragons in five sets, 25-17, 9-25, 8-25, 25-12 and 15-8.