The Ottumwa Courier

October 8, 2012

Bulldogs win two of five at Osky

Courier sports staff
Ottumwa Courier

OSKALOOSA — The Ottumwa volleyball team went 2-3 Saturday in action at the Oskaloosa Tournament.

The Bulldogs took a 2-0 win over Centerville and a 2-1 win over Fairfield, but suffered a 2-0 loss to host Oskaloosa, a 2-1 loss to Gilbert and a 2-1 loss to Nevada.

The Bulldogs are now 16-16 on the season and will travel to Indianola next Saturday for tournament action.

Osky downed the Bulldogs 22-20 and 21-14, Gilbert defeated Ottumwa 13-21, 21-18 and 15-11, Ottumwa downed Fairfield 21-16, 23-25 and 15-8, the Bulldogs downed Centerville 25-20 and 25-18, and Nevada defeated Ottumwa 24-26, 25-21 and 15-12.

Katie Sammons led Ottumwa at the net with 70 kills and 10 blocks in the tournament. Olivia Roark led the back row with 97 digs, and Beth Overturf had 62 assists while Chloe Davis added 50.

At the service line, Megan Black was 41-45 with four aces, Overturf was a perfect 33-33 with four aces, Roark was 41-44 with eight aces, Katie Sammons served 34-37 with two aces, Davis was 47-47 with five aces and Ellie Hammack was a perfect 33-33 with three aces. 

Oskaloosa Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, 10-6

Ottumwa Results (2-3) — Oskaloosa 22-21, Ottumwa 20-14; Gilbert 13-21-15, Ottumwa 21-18-11; Ottumwa 21-23-15, Fairfield 16-25-8; Ottumwa 25-25, Centerville 20-18; Nevada 24-25-15, Ottumwa 26-21-12.

Ottumwa Statistics

Serving — Megan Black 41-45 4 aces, Beth Overturf 33-33 4 aces, Olivia Roark 41-44 8 aces, Katie Sammons 34-37 2 aces, Chloe Davis 47-47 5 aces, Ellie Hammack 33-33 3 aces. Team — 226-239 26 aces.

Hitting — Sammons 70 kills, Black 26 kills, Megan Cobler 12 kills, Hammack 10 kills, Karissa Wilcoxson 10 kills, Hope Bitner 10 kills. Team — 139 kills.

Setting — Overturf 62 assists, Davis 50 assists. Team — 118 assists.

Blocks — Sammons 10. Team — 28.

Digs — Roark 97, Black 56, Davis 35, Kelsey Guyette 32, Overturf 25. Team — 298.