2016-10-11 / Front Page

Cloverdale falls to Riverton, assists former student

By Chuck Hess
for Spencer Evening World


Thursday marked the “Pink Game” for Cloverdale Volleyball, promoting awareness of breast cancer. Funds were raised for a former student battling cancer. Thursday marked the “Pink Game” for Cloverdale Volleyball, promoting awareness of breast cancer. Funds were raised for a former student battling cancer. Cloverdale High School Varsity Volleyball, with a crowd of pink supporters, fell to Riverton Parke Thursday in three sets by the scores of 18- 25, 16-25 and 20-25.

The junior varsity won in two.

Leading the Clovers from the service line was Hannah Rady with eight points and one ace and Kenzie Stoltz with eight points and four aces. Adding to the score was Payten Simpson with five points, Hailey Thomas and Justyce Monnett with two points.

Tori Combs and Justyce Monnett led the attack with each earning eight kills. Hannah Rady contributed four, Kenzie Stoltz made three, Kassie Wade had two and Anne Marie Williams with one.

Hannah Rady made 18 set assists and Hailey Thomas made three. Defensively Tori Comb had three blocks. Rady led the Clovers with 13 digs followed by Justyce Monnett with eight, Hailey Thomas made seven, Kenzie Stoltz with six, Payten Simpson had five, Lauren Meek also had five, Tori Combs with three and Kassie Wade with one.

The evening was full of special moments as the Clovers not only played in pink for breast cancer awareness, but also raised funds to help a former student who is currently fighting cancer. In addition, the Clovers celebrated senior night by honoring two seniors Lauren Meek and Payten Simpson.

“It was a special night for us, it is so exciting to fill the gym with fans wearing pink, having the pep band and a wonderful cheer block supporting us, the team played their hearts out,” said Coach Moore.

“I know the seniors were touched by the wonderful outpouring of support by their families, teammates and fans,” she added. “We were also thankful for the support of our wonderful community in helping us to raise money for a former student battling cancer.”

The Clovers will be playing at 9 a.m. in the Cadet Varsity Invite in Clayton on Saturday.

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