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Cloverdale volleyball beats South Putnam Eagles, lose to Patriots and Tiger Cubs

Tori Combs Tori Combs On Thursday, Aug. 31, the Cloverdale varsity volleyball team took on the Greencastle Tiger Cubs at Cloverdale but suffered a loss to the cubs in five very exciting games. Clovers took the first and third sets and Greencastle took the second, fourth, and then, fifth, 25-20, 18-25,25-11, 18-25, 12-15.

Clovers were lead by Tori Combs with 12 kills, Kenzie Stoltz with 10 kills and 16 digs and 14 points, Justyce Monnett eight kills, Hailey Thomas 25 digs and 16 points, Hannah Rady 32 assists.

“The Clovers played intensely but made a few errors that made it hard to recover from late in the game,” said coach Traci Scott. “We will see Greencastle again in County.”

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, the Clovers traveled to Spencer to take on the Owen Valley Patriots. The Clovers lost in four sets to Owen Valley, 20-25, 26- 24, 15-25, 23-25.

The Lady Clovers were lead by Hannah Rady from the service line with 10 points, four aces and 21 assists. Kenzie Stoltz led the offense with 11 kills, 10 service points, 16 digs. Tori Combs also was aggressive at the net with five kills and six blocks. Hailey Thomas led the defense with 25 digs.

Hannah Rady Hannah Rady “The Clovers took Monday off on Labor Day and it showed,” coach Traci Scott said. “We were slow to move to the ball.”

The Cloverdale JV Volleyball squad lost in three sets to the OV Patriots JV squad.

On Thursday, Sept. 7 the varsity Clovers defeated the South Putnam Eagles at home, 25-16, 25-17, 21-25, 25- 17.

The Cloverdale power was strong with Tori Combs leading with 18 kills and six blocks. Kenzie Stoltz with 15 kills and five aces. Justyce Monnett with 11 kills, and Kayla Perdue with four kills.

The defense was led by Hailey Thomas with 28 digs and three aces. The service and assists were led by Hannah Rady with 25 points and four aces and 32 assists.

Kenzie Stoltz Kenzie Stoltz “The Clovers tried a different approach for the third set that did not goes as planned,” said coach Traci Scott. “We were trying some things to get ready for County Tourney on Saturday. We have to keep trying different things to see what can happen given different circumstances.”

The Cloverdale junior varsity also won against the Eagles.

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