Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 29, 2013

GJHS volleyball wins first matches


Greensburg Daily News

---- — The Greensburg junior high eighth grade volleyball team won its first two matches of the season.

The eighth grade Lady Pirates defeated Batesville in the season opener, 25-8, 25-8.

“Great first game,” said coach Amy McFall. “Girls have been working very hard and I was proud of the effort they

Stats:

Serving: Ashley Bower 13/13; Ashlynn Meyer 12/12, 3 aces; Bailey Meyer 4/5, 1 ace; Ellie Kramer 7/8, 1 ace; Kirstin Hersley 6/7, 1 ace; Sierra Johnson 3/3.

Hitting: Bailey Meyer 6/6, 2 kills; Kirstin Hersley 2/2, 1 kill; Sierra Johnson 4/4; Keirsten Lynette 1/1, 2 kills; Taylor Klene 1/1.

Passing: Ashley Bower Perfect 5/5; Sierra Johnson 9/10; Ellie Kramer 5/6; Kirstin Hersley: ¾.

Sierra Johnson added two blocks while Ashlynn Meyer had one.

Ashlynn Meyer was 19/20 sets with three assists.

GJHS volleyball defeated Jennings County 25-21, 25-15 Thursday.

“The first set, we came out slow, but were able to fight through to get the win,” said coach McFall. “In the second set, one player went down and the girls had to play with five girls on the court. I was extremely proud of the way the girls handled themselves. They played so well as a team despite missing one girl on the court.”

Stats:

Serving: Ashley Bower 13/13, 1 ace; Bailey Meyer 8/8, 2 aces; Ellie Kramer 7/7.

Hitting: Sierra Johnson 10/15, 4 kills; Ashlynn Meyer 6/6; Bailey Meyer 5/5, 1 kill; Keirsten Lynette 10/10, 3 kills

Passing: Kirstin Hersley 8/11; Sierra Johnson 19/20; Taylor Klene 3/3; Keirsten Lynette and Sierra Johnson both had a block.

Ashlynn Meyer was 35/36 on setting with three assists.