|10/5/2012 11:03:00 AM|
Oblong volleyball team drops LIC match to Newton in straight sets
| The conference slate has not been kind to Oblong High School's volleyball team this season.|
Oblong dropped its fifth Little Illini Conference match in six tries this season Tuesday, as they fell to visiting Newton in straight sets, 15-25, 24-26.
Kira Meese paced OHS with 13 points, including five aces, along with eight assists, three digs and two blocks, while Kelsie Harper posted two points, eight kills, six digs and one block. Katie Whiston netted two points, four assists, two digs and one block, Emily Lockhart totaled one point, five blocks, four kills and one dig and Cara Mayhew added one point, two digs and one kill.
Oblong also dropped the junior varsity match in straight sets, 13-25, 23-25.
Lockhart led Oblong with nine points, three digs and two kills, while Cheyenne Wells netted eight points with four aces and seven digs. Samantha Pepmeier contributed two points with two aces, eight assists and one dig, Kelci Dunlap added two points and two digs and Carley Travis had one point with one ace and four digs.
Newton 25 26
Oblong 15 24
Highlights - (OHS) Katie Whiston 2 points, 4 assists, 1 block, 2 digs; Kelsie Harper 2 points, 8 kills, 1 block, 6 digs; Kailyn Pinkston 3 kills, 4 blocks, 3 digs; Kira Meese 13 points, 5 aces, 8 assists, 2 blocks, 3 digs; Lauren Bayless 2 digs; Cara Mayhew 1 point, 1 kill, 2 digs; Emily Lockhart 1 point, 4 kills, 5 blocks, 1 dig; Audree Morecraft 1 kill, 7 digs.
Newton 25 25
Oblong 13 23
Highlights - (OHS) Samantha Pepmeier 2 points, 2 aces, 8 assists, 1 dig; Cheyenne Wells 8 points, 4 aces, 7 digs; Braxton Young 2 kills, 1 dig; Carley Travis 1 point, 1 ace, 4 digs; Kelci Dunlap 2 points, 2 digs; Audree Morecraft 2 kills, 6 digs; Emily Lockhart 9 points, 2 kills, 3 digs.
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