Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Sports

September 26, 2012

St. Anthony spikes Altamont

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EFFINGHAM — Newton tops Lawrenceville

Keidrah Hardiek’s 11 kills paced the Eagles in a 25-14, 25-18 victory over Lawrenceville Tuesday night.

Newton 25-25, Lawrenceville 14-18

Newton: Morgan Swingler 2D, 1 ace; Megan Jansen 3D, 7A, 2 aces; Gabby Zerrusen 2D, 2B, 7AA; Keidrah Hardiek 11K, 3D, 2 aces; Andrea Cartright 4K, 3D, 1 ace; Sydney My 1K, 1D, 3B; Katie mammoser 2D; Cassidy Probst 1K, 1B; Emilee John 4D; Katelyn Hardiek 1D; Brooke Koebele 1D, 2A.

Stew-Stras wins

The Eagles needed three sets, but defeated Cowden-Herrick Tuesday night 25-18, 23-25, 18-15.

Micah Jones had six kills, two blocks and a dig for the Comets, who dropped to 6-6 overall, 3-5 in the National Trail Conference.

Stew-Stras 25-23-18, Cowden-Herrick 18-25-15

Stew-Stras: Micah Jones 6K, 2B, 1D; Rachel Allen 1D; Harley Black, 2K; Autumn Riley 3K, 1A, 6D, 1 ace; Ariel Heiserman 1K, 5A, 3D, 3 aces; Hannah Wehlre 1K, 4A, 4D, 2 aces; Haven Lorton 2D.

Windsor tops Neoga

Jenny Bullock collected 12 kills, seven digs and three aces to lift the Eagles to a 28-26, 25-16 victory over the Indians.

Neoga won the junior varsityi contest 25-20, 25-19.

Windsor 28-25, Neoga 26-16

Windsor: Lindsay Floyd 11A, 4D; Amanda Tucker 1K, 3D, 2 aces; Erin Mowry 2A; Bailey McQueen 3K, 3D; Jenny Bullock 12K, 7D, 3 aces; Paige Woolard 3K, 1D; Dani Bell 17D; Charley Bailey 2K; Kassy Strowmatt 4K, 1A; Olivia Williamson 7D, 7A, 1 ace.

Shoes outlast N. Clay

Katelynn Ruholl had 15 assists, and Morgan Breer had eight digs for Teutopolis in a 26-24, 18-25, 25-14 victory at North Clay Monday night.

Mikayla Stanfield had four kills, and Madisyn Willie had 12 digs for the Cardinals.

North Clay won the junior varisty match 25-23, 11-25, 25-15, and Teutopolis won the freshman/sophomore match 27-25, 14-25, 18-16.

Other Monday matches

Newton defeated Salem 25-17, 25-22. Andrea Cartright had 10 kills, Megan Jansen had 12 assists and five digs, and Gabby Zerrusen had 14 assist for the Eagles. Keidrah Hardiek contributed eight kills, six digs and three aces, and Sydney May had six kills and three digs.

Altamont won its fifth match of the season, and second National Trail Conference match, 25-11, 23-25, 25-8 over visiting Ramsey.

Cowden-Herrick dropped a  25-18, 25-13 decision to visiting South Central.

Micah Jones had five kills, three blocks and three digs for Cowden-Herrick.

Chelsey Lange had five digs and three kills, helping Brownstown take a 25-18, 25-16 victory over Odin.

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