The Ottumwa Courier


September 11, 2013

Davis County spikers down Chariton in SCC-opening sweep

BLOOMFIELD — The Davis County volleyball team started South Central Conference play on Tuesday night, sweeping the Chariton Chargers 25-16, 25-8, 25-7. The Mustangs dominated the Chargers at the net, producing 26 kills to Chariton’s 12 without allowing one block in the contest.

Senior Megan Joos led Davis County’s attack at the net, producing a match-high 11 kills on 22-23 hitting. Junior Kate Birchmier led the Mustangs service attack, going 22-23 with three aces and nine digs.

Emma Fuhs led Chariton in the contest, going 18-20 hitting with four kills and seven digs. Allyson Showers was 9-10 serving with an ace while Emily Grismore and Kourtney Nichols each set up five assists.

Davis County (5-7, 1-0) will head to Chariton’s Tournament on Saturday, joining the Chargers (5-4, 0-1) to compete along with North Mahaska and Albia.


Davis Co. 25-25-25

Chariton 16-8-7

Chariton Statistics

Serving — Allyson Showers 9-10, Kourtney Nichols 6-7, Emma Fuhs 5-5, Alexis Curran 4-4, Emily Grismore 1-2, Taylor Tuley 0-2. Team 25-30. Aces — Curran, Fuhs, Showers. Team — 3.

Hitting — Fuhs 18-20, Showers 12-15, Emily Seuferer 10-12, Tuley 8-10, Cassie Carpenter 2-3, Micaela Folkerts 0-1, Laura Tordoff 0-1. Team 50-62. Kills — Fuhs 4, Seuferer 3, Showers 3, Tuley 2. Team — 12.

Setting — Grismore 5, Nichols 5. Team — 10.

Digs — Fuhs 7, Showers 5, Curran 4, Tuley 3, Folkerts 2, Grismore, Nichols. Team — 23.

Davis County Statistics

Serving — Kate Birchmier 22-23, Lauren Lynch 16-17, Megan Joos 10-12, Shelby Graves 8-8, Janel Fenton 7-7, Rylee Eakins 3-5, Kaitlin Francis 0-1. Team 66-73. Aces — Birchmier 3, Joos 3, Lynch 3, Eakins 2, Fenton, Graves. Team — 13.

Hitting — Joos 22-23, Eakins 15-16, Lynch 14-15, Birchmier 11-12, Fenton 4-5, Graves 3-3, Mallory Wells 1-1. Team 70-75. Kills — Joos 11, Eakins 7, Birchmier 3, Lynch 3, Graves 2. Team — 26.

Setting — Graves 18, Fenton 2, Blair Bodkins, Lynch, Wells. Team — 23.

Blocks — Eakins 3, Graves 3, Birchmier, Joos. Team — 8.

Digs — Birchmier 9, Graves 6, Lynch 4, Fenton 3, Connor Wilfawn 2, Bodkins, Caden Dixon, Joos. Team — 27.

Comets top Mohawks in four

MORAVIA — In just the second match of the volleyball season, the Cardinal Comets picked up their first win on Tuesday night with a four-game win over Moravia. The Comets split the first two games with the Mohawks, winning game one 25-22 before dropping game two 25-18 on the way to winning the last two games 25-17 and 25-16.

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