Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Saturday’s volleyball results: Concord, Eldridge finish runner-up to No. 3 New Prairie

Posted on Sept. 14, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Concord’s versatile Holyn Eldridge had 44 assists and 17 kills as the Minutemen advanced to the championship of their own invitational before falling to Class 3A No. 3-ranked New Prairie 25-13, 25-23 in volleyball on Saturday, Sept. 14.

NorthWood went 2-2 in the same event as Morgan Olson notched 18 kills, seven blocks and 30 digs.

At Bethany Christian, the Bruins won their own invite with Hanna Hochstetler and Brooke Hershberger combining for 33 kills.

At the power-loaded Delta Invite, hosted by the state’s 3A No. 1-rated team, Haley Brown (26) and Sierra Smith (20) combined for 46 kills as Fairfield closed 2-2 on the day.

Volleyball

Concord Invitational

Championship: New Prairie def. Concord 25-13, 25-23.

Other Concord scores: def. Westview 25-19, 23-25, 16-14; def. East Noble 25-17, 25-19; def. FW North 25-14, 25-21.

NorthWood scores: def. Plymouth 25-20, 16-25, 15-11; lost to Woodlan 25-18, 25-18; lost to New Prairie 25-9, 25-9; def. Westview 25-23, 25-23.

Top Concord players: Aces — Ciana Bonfiglio 6, Mackenzie Granitz 6. Assists — Holyn Eldridge 44, Nicky Chupp 39. Kills — Gabby Staggs 26, Eldridge 17. Blocks — Gabby Staggs 13 (9 solo), Tyler Robertson 7 (4). Digs — Bonfiglio 51, Cassidy Higgins 32.

Top NorthWood players: Aces — Allie Mattingly 3. Assists — Nancy Rice 30, Mattingly 21. Kills — Morgan Olson 18, Alana Strycker 15. Blocks — Olson 7, Ashley Yoder 4. Digs — Olson 30, Haley Roe 19.

Records: Concord 14-6, NorthWood 8-6.

Next: Bremen at NorthWood Monday, Sep. 16; Wawasee at Concord Thursday Sep. 19.

Bethany Christian Invitational

Bethany scores: Bethany Christian def. Central Noble 26-24; def. SB Riley 25-13, 25-12; def. Cornerstone Christian 25-10, 20-25, 15-11.

Top Bethany players: Aces — Abbi Hawkins 7, Jordan Helmuth 7. Assists — Hawkins 4. Kills — Hanna Hochstetler 17, Brooke Hershberger 16. Blocks — Hochstetler 5 (3 solo). Digs — Marie Bontrager 26, Hershberger 12.

Record: Bethany Christian 8-4.

Next: Bethany at Elkhart Central Monday, Sep. 16.

Delta Invitational

Fairfield scores: lost to Yorktown 25-13, 25-9; lost to Delta 25-16, 25-21; beat Muncie Burris 16-25, 25-23, 15-12; beat FW Snider 25-8, 25-22.

Top Fairfield players: Aces — Haley Brown 5, Leah Wimmer 4. Assists — Wimmer 41, Liz Beer 24. Kills — Haley Brown 26, Sierra Smith 20. Blocks — Brown 7, Smith 5. Digs — Erin Carlos 40, Lexi Zook 25.

Record: Fairfield 12-5.

Next: Goshen at Fairfield Tuesday, Sep. 17.

New Castle Invitational

Penn scores: lost to Floyd Central 25-10, 25-22; def. Southwood 25-19, 22-25, 20-18.

Top Penn players: Kills — Sarah Ross 23, Aly Schneider 17.

Record: Penn 10-2.

Next: Penn at Marian Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Triton Invitational

Wawasee scores: def. Culver 25-16, 25-16, def. Glenn 25-22, 25-15; lost to Bremen 17-25, 26-24, 15-12.

Top Wawasee players: Aces — Lydia Katsaropoulos 7, Kasey Napier 5. Assists — Alli Ousley 50. Kills — Kataropoulos 20, Hunter Gaerte 15. Blocks — Addison Ayres 6. Digs — Aly Anderson 54, Katsaropoulos 30, Napier 23..

Record: Wawasee 11-4.

Next: Westview at Wawasee Monday, Sep. 16.

Fairfield def. Prairie Heights 25-16, 25-15, 31-33, 25-20

(Late Thursday)

Top Fairfield players: Aces — Lauren Streit 3. Assists — Leah Wimmer 31, Liz Beer 25. Kills — Haley Brown 21, Sierra Smith 19. Blocks — Smith 4, Hannah Siegel 3. Digs — Erin Carlos 38, Streit 18.

Record: Fairfield 10-3 (3-1 NECC).

JV: Fairfield def. Prairie Heights 25-23, 25-21. Top Fairfield players: Aces — Riley Miller 4. Assists — Jenna Stephens 10. Kills — Andrea Hagar 6, Makayla Bell 5. Blocks — Hagar 2. Digs — Katie Miller 6, Haley Lockwood 5.

Junior Varsity

Southwood Invitational

Elkhart Memorial scores: def. Floyd Central 25-18, 25-20; def. Huntington North 25-16, 25-20; def. Adams Central 25-19, 25-14; Championship — lost to New Prairie 25-18, 21-25, 15-8.

Top Memorial players: Aces — Autumn Taylor 8. Assists — Krystal Grubb 79. Kills — Bailey Brouwer 34, Kayona Malone 24. Blocks — Malone 5. Digs — Krystal Grubb 32, Taylor 26.

Record: Memorial 12-2.

Eastside Classic

Fairfield scores: lost to Heritage 25-9, 25-20; lost to Woodlan 12-25, 25-23, 15-4; def. Garrett 25-17, 25-14.

Top Fairfield players: Aces — Riley Miller 9, Sam Shank 8. Assists — Jenna Stephens 28. Kills — Andrea Hagar 16, Miller 12, Makayla Bell 12. Blocks — Hagar 7. Digs — Miller 13.

Record: Fairfield 5-7.

ECA Eagle Classic

Championship: Clinton Christian def. Elkhart Christian 25-22, 25-17.

Other Elkhart Christian scores: Round robin — lost to SB Trinity 25-15, 25-12; lost to Clinton Christian 25-22, 25-14; def. SB Career Academy 25-20, 25-6; Elimination round — def. SB Trinity 25-24, 25-19.

Top Elkhart Christian players: Aces — Bethany McKibbin 19. Assists — Emme Overmyer 52. Kills — Bonnie-Jean Hasse 11. Digs — Brieana Linton 29.

Freshmen

Warsaw Tournament

Elkhart Memorial scores: def. Huntington North 25-21, 25-20; def. SB St. Joseph 25-20, 19-25, 15-9; def. Carroll 18-25, 25-24, 15-13; lost to FW Concordia 22-25, 25-20, 15-14.

Top Memorial players: Aces — Makennzie Williams 10. Assists — Gracie Schenk 27. Kills — Rylee Anderson 18. Blocks — Anderson 4. Digs — Molly McCollough 90.

Record: Memorial 8-3.