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SPECIAL TO THE BANNER The Trimble County Raiders volleyball team hosted Owen County Thursday, and the varsity squad ruled the night. The Lady Raiders won the match in two games, 25-16 and 25-18.
As a team, the Raiders were 41 of 43 serving, with 10 aces, 46 of 53 attacks with 17 kills.
“I am quite proud of the girls’ effort and intensity,” said Head Coach Ruth Staples. “To miss only two serves and 17 kills is impressive.”
Individually, senior Rachel Massie was six of seven for serves, with one ace, 16 of 19 attacks, and five kills. Senior Megan Morris was four-for-four on serves, and four of six on attacks with two kills. Defensive specialist Kim Minch (senior) was three of four.
Junior Raegan Black was six of six for serves, nine of nine attacks, and had five kills and a block. Junior Kasi Fogle was 10 for 10 on serves with 5 aces; she went 26 of 27 for sets, and four of five attacks with two kills.
Sophomore Sara Kuner was eight for eight on serves with two aces, four of five for attacks with 2 kills, and seven of nine for sets. Freshman Kelsey Courtney was two for three in serves with two aces, and seven for seven attacks with one kill. Junior Kendra Whitaker was five for five serving and sophomore Jayde Snelling was two for two serving.
The junior varsity lost to Owen, 9 - 21 and 13 - 21, and the freshmen team took a drubbing, going 20 - 22 and 19 - 21.
The varsity record stands at 10-8. In this final week of the season, the teams face Henry County (home) on Wednesday; senior night is Thurusday against Walton-Verona.)