The George Rogers Clark girls volleyball team returned to the floor in impressive fashion Tuesday night, posting a 3-2 win over Madison¿Central in Richmond.
Clark won 25-22, (13-25), 25-13, (21-25) and claimed the win by defeating the Indians 15-13 in the final set.
“They were a team of seniors with more experience than us, but we hung in there and made plays as a team.”
Carrie Irvin had 35 good sets and 19 assists, while Amy Kao and Kyndal Curry each had five aces. Maddie Hamlin added four aces and a team-high four blocks to go along with nine kills. Sandra Skinner collected 14 kills and three blocks. Kao paced Clark with 15 digs, followed by Curry with six and Kaylee Raymer with five.
Kao had 23 serve receive passes, while Curry added 13 and Veronica Worsham and Irvin chipped in with four apiece.
The freshman team was victorious, while the junior varsity squad lost.
Next game: Tonight, 7:30 p.m. at Fleming County
The George Rogers Clark boys soccer team couldn’t find the net and suffered a 3-0 setback at Western Hills in Frankfort Tuesday night.
The Cardinals (1-2) had just two shots on goal, while goal keeper Conner Blankenship collected three saves.¿The Wolverines upped their record to 6-0-1 on the season.
Clark coach Ian Collins was disappointed in his team’s defensive showing in the shutout setback.
“We have to learn how to defend,” the Clark coach said. “We will keep working hard at getting better.”
The junior varsity team posted a 2-0 victory. Luis Villa had a pair of goals, with Kaleb Keanaaina Mason Hatton each providing the assists on the two goals scored by Villa.
Dustin Summers had seven saves, while Clark had three shots on goal.
“The boys brought (a) great work rate from the start,” Clark junior varsity coach Chase Davis said. “Tony Sanchez did a great job linking the defense to the forwards. Gerald Bankes made important tackles the whole game. Dustin Summers made great saves in the goal for his first of many shutouts to come this season.”
Next game: Tonight, 8 p.m. at Lafayette.
Prep Roundup: Lady Cards defeat Madison Central