|9/24/2013 10:04:00 AM|
Lady Panthers remain winless after three-set loss at Olney in LIC play
| It was close but no cigar for Oblong High School's volleyball team Thursday night.|
The Lady Panthers were in position to win their first match of the season after a strong start to their Little Illini Conference match at Olney, but could not close the deal, losing in three sets, 25-23, 20-25, 14-25.
Katie Whiston led Oblong with eight points, including three aces, nine assists and nine digs, while Cheyenne Wells posted eight points with three aces and eight digs. Emily Lockhart totaled seven points with three aces, seven kills, four digs and three blocks, Samantha Pepmeier netted five points, five assists, two kills and two digs and Kelci Dunlap added two points, five digs and one kill.
In the junior varsity match, Oblong lost in straight sets, 21-25, 17-25.
Lockhart led OHS with five points, including four aces, eight kills, eight digs and one block, while Madison Allen netted five points with two aces, four kills and three digs. Pepmeier contributed four points with one ace and 10 assists and Wells added four points and three digs.
Oblong (0-6, 0-2 LIC) will play host to Casey-Westfield for a Little Illini Conference match Thursday at 6:15 p.m.
Oblong 25 20 14
Olney 23 25 25
Highlights - (OHS) Kailyn Pinkston 1 point, 7 kills, 1 block, 4 digs; Kelci Dunlap 2 points, 1 kill, 5 digs; Katie Whiston 8 points, 3 aces, 9 assists, 9 digs; Emily Lockhart 7 points, 3 aces, 7 kills, 3 blocks, 4 digs; Cheyenne Wells 8 points, 3 aces, 8 digs; Magahn Wells 2 digs; Samantha Pepmeier 5 points, 2 kills, 5 assists, 2 digs.
Oblong 21 17
Olney 25 25
Highlights - (OHS) Samantha Pepmeier 4 points, 1 ace, 10 assists; Cheyenne Wells 4 points, 3 digs; Madison Allen 5 points, 2 aces, 4 kills, 3 digs; Abby Flynn 1 point, 1 kill, 1 dig, 1 assist; Skyler Weger 1 point, 1 kill, 1 dig; Emily Lockhart- 5 points, 4 aces, 8 kills, 8 digs, 1 block.
Next match - Oblong (0-6, 0-2 LIC) will play host to Casey-Westfield Thursday at 6:15 p.m.
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