Volleyball Roundup, Sept. 9: Advance sweeps Arcadia Valley to stay unbeaten

The Advance Hornets recorded their fourth sweep in four tries this season with a 25-18, 25-13, 25-21 victory over Arcadia Valley on Thursday at Ironton.

No individual statistics were reported.

The Hornets (4-0) will host Bell City in an SCAA match at 6 p.m. Monday at Advance High School.

Richland 3, Puxico 1

The Richland Rebels won for the second time in three nights with a 25-14, 25-21, 18-25, 25-20 victory over Puxico on Thursday night at Essex.

The Rebels snapped an 18-game losing streak to Bloomfield with a 23-25, 14-25, 25-21, 25-11, 15-9 victory on Tuesday night at Bloomfield.

No individual statistics were reported for Thursday’s match.

Richland (2-4, 2-4 SCAA) will face Gideon in a road matchup on Monday night.

Puxico (0-2, 0-2) will compete in the Dig for Life tournament beginning Friday at the Cape Girardeau SportsPlex. The Indians will face Cooter at 5:30 p.m. and Meadow Heights 7 p.m. They will conclude pool play against Scott City at 8 a.m. Saturday with challenge matches and bracket play to follow.

Woodland 3, Clearwater 0

The Woodland volleyball team wasted little time with a winless Clearwater team at home on Thursday night, winning in straight sets, 25-10, 25-9, 25-7.

Seniors Addie Johnson and Chloe Goodwin led the Cardinals on the offensive side with 12 kills each while Johnson added six digs defensively and Goodwin added nine.

Ally Whitener finished with a game-high 22 assists and also recorded seven digs of her own while Riley Massa posted three blocks as well as three kills and three digs for Woodland (5-0).

For the Tigers, Laney Briley led the way with 11 digs.

The Cardinals will play in the Dig for Life tournament at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Show Me Center against Rock Bridge (Columbia, Mo.)

Clearwater (0-4) will also play in the Dig for Life tournament Friday, as the Tigers will start pool play against Portageville at 4:20 p.m. at the Cape SportsPlex.

Scott City 3, Meadow Heights 2

The Scott City Rams captured their second win of the season on the road at Meadow Heights Thursday night, winning a five-set thriller, 25-22, (18-25), 25-15, (19-25), 15-12.

Scott City (2-2) benefitted from a team-high 14 kills from junior hitter Liza Dannenmueller as well as eight kills each from sophomore Alyssa Dirden and junior Avarie O’Brien. seven kills from freshman Lilyan Landis, and five kills from sophomore Mackenzie Lawless.

Havynne Riley finished the contest with an unprecedented 42 assists.

Landis also starred defensively, making four blocks while Dirden recorded 12 digs to go with Natalie Morrison and Carly Gloth’s seven digs each.

Scott City will begin the Dig for Life Tournament in Cape today against Cooter at 5:20 p.m. at the SportsPlex on Court 5A.

Meadow Heights (4-2) will play in the Dig for Life tournament at 5:20 p.m. at the Cape SportsPlex against Caruthersville.

Jackson 3, Perryville 0

The Jackson volleyball team remained undefeated after beating Perryville Thursday night in straight sets, 25-17, 25-10, 25-9.

The Indians were led offensively by Katy St. John who recorded nine kills against the Pirates. Ella Domain finished the night with six kills and Mia Trankler added four to go along with four blocks.

Kamryn Link was solid passing the ball, recording 26 assists to go along with four digs on defense and four service aces.

The Indians (5-0) were scheduled to face Cape Central on Tuesday, but that game has been postponed for COVID-19 protocol. Jackson will face Notre Dame next Thursday, Sept. 16 in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Perryville (0-4) is next scheduled to face Park Hills Central at home on Sept. 23.

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