Prep Roundup: Walton wins all-Cobb match
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October 23, 2013 12:43 AM | 1308 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Walton passed well on serve-receive, en route to a 25-9, 25-11, 25-10 win over McEachern on Tuesday in the second round of the Class AAAAAA state tournament.

The Lady Raiders’ offense was balanced, as Jessica Sloan and Lindsay Seagraves led with 13 kills apiece. Ashley Miller contributed with five kills and two blocks, while Brooke Landon finished with six kills and Leah Jackson had five.

Celeste Fitzgerald finished the night with 39 assists.

Lassiter 3, Centennial 2: The Lady Trojans returned to the state quarterfinals following a one-year hiatus, winning a marathon five-setter (25-18, 22-25, 25-19, 24-26, 15-12).

After giving up a couple of match points opportunities in the fourth set, Lassiter bounced back in the fifth. The Lady Trojans got out early 6-2 lead in the fifth set and never lost their advantage.

Becca Ledford led Lassiter with 19 kills and had two solo blocks. Libby Bochniak had a double-double with 13 kills and 15 digs, while Sam Link came through with 31 assists, 14 digs and five kills.

Harrison 3, Mountain View 0: The Lady Hoyas needed extra points to claim the third set, but they still pulled out a straight-set victory with a 25-16, 25-13, 27-25 win to advance to the Class AAAAAA state quarterfinals.

Katie Doering led Harrison with 14 kills, and Andie Karmel added 10. Kodi Smith led with 11 digs, and Sarah Taylor came through with nine and led with seven aces. Allana McInnis had 29 assists.

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