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Local Sports Roundup -- 10/1/9
High School Volleyball

Galesburg fell short in its bid to go over the .500 mark in Western Big Six play Thursday night.

The Silver Streaks (7-10, 2-3 WB6) lost to United Township in three games. The Panthers won the first match 25-16, Galesburg took the second 25-11 then lost the third 19-25.

Sara Baker had 12 kills for GHS. Jenni Howe added 5 kills and 3 blocks, Jorden Thomas contributed 11 assists, 5 digs and 1 service ace and Sydney Edwards had 11 digs.

Galesburg coach Marla Clay said the team was without the services of Amy Blucker, who did not play because of an injury.

United Township also won the sophomore match, 25-3 and 25-21. Galesburg's freshman team prevented the sweep by defeating the Panthers.


Abingdon was dominant against Rowva, winning in straight sets 25-12, 25-12.

Melissa Von Kannon had 10 kills for the Commandos. Dana Combs added 4 digs, Amanda Sandrock had 2 blocks, Cordan Jones 11 assists and Jamiela Sahyouni had 11 service points.

The Tigers' Sarah DeSchepper had 4 service points and 2 assists and Grace Cleair contributed 6 digs.


Williamsfield downed Galva in two games: 25-19, 25-18. The Bombers also won the junior varsity match (25-12, 25-20).


Lewistown upended Brimfield-Elmwood in three games: 31-29, 16-25, 25-13.

Bailey Hatfill had 4 kills for Lewistown (11-5, 3-0). Kristyn LeGrande had 7 blocks, 9 service points and 7 assists.

Paige Spietz had a huge match for Brimfield-Elmwood (15-6, 2-1) with 18 kills, 5 blocks and 8 digs.


South Fulton lost to West Hancock in two games: 14-25, 18-25.

Carly Beebe had 2 kills, and Laci Porter added 6 digs and 6 service points for the Rebels (10-10).

West Hancock also won the junior varsity match 25-21, 25-23.

Local College Volleyball

Carl Sandburg College lost a pair of volleyball matches in a tri-meet against Lincoln College and Southeastern College at John Lewis Gymnasium.

The Chargers (4-18) dropped the first match to Lincoln in five sets: 25-19, 15-25, 25-19, 23-25, 10-15. The Chargers were led by Stacy Boys (17 kills, 3 blocks, 3 aces), Malinda Anderson (11 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces), Brooke Thompson (9 kills, 7 blocks) and Trisha Beswick (40 assists 11 digs).

CSC lost the second game to Southeastern in three straight sets: 15-25, 18-25, 18-25. The Chargers were led by Stacy Boys (7 kills), Alivia Colwell (3 kills) and Samantha Boucher (11 digs).
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