Volleyball recap (Aug. 16): OHS, DCHS, AHS, THS

August 17, 2022 | 12:03 am

Updated August 17, 2022 | 1:52 am

Owensboro and Daviess County both grabbed wins on Tuesday, while Trinity (Whitesville) came out on top in a battle with the E-gals volleyball team.

Owensboro vs. Muhlenberg County

The Lady Devils opened up the season with a nice home win on Tuesday, defeating Muhlenberg County in a 3-0 sweep (25-18, 25-14, 25-17).

Senior Kennedy Thompson (17) and junior Addie McDaniel (11) led the way defensively, grabbing a combined 28 digs while also chipping in five and six aces respectively. Senior Brooklyn Williams led the way with eight kills, while senior Mia Covington followed right behind with six.

Owensboro sits at 1-0 with the season-opening win and will take a day off before they return home to host McLean County at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Daviess County vs. Meade County

The Lady Panthers volleyball team bounced back from their season-opening loss, defeating Meade County in a 3-0 sweep on Tuesday.

Daviess County and Meade County were going blow for blow in the first two sets of the night, with them being decided by two points each time at 26-24 and 25-23. It was in the third set that the Lady Panthers closed things out with a bang, grabbing a 25-15 win in the third set to win the match 3-0.

During the match the Lady Panthers also had some history come along the way, as senior Lexi Owen recorded her 1,00th career assist. Daviess County moves to 1-1 with the win, as they will take a few days off before competing in the Apollo Summer Slam this weekend.

Apollo vs. Trinity (Whitesville)

The E-gals volleyball team was unable to stifle Trinity offensively on Tuesday, falling 25-14, 25-16 and 25-18 in a clean sweep.

The Lady Raiders had three players finish in double figures in digs along with sophomore Kenzie McDowell who chipped in nine. It was sophomore Caroline Hall who led the way with 23, while junior Georgia Howard chipped in 14 and senior Abby Payne had 11.

Junior Hannah Nash led the way in kills with 16, while senior Josie Aull was the team’s lead distributor with 32 assists on the night. The 3-0 win for Trinity marked its first of the season, as they will have a few days off before competing in the Apollo Summer Slam this weekend

The same goes for Apollo, as they will start the weekend tournament off with a doubleheader on Saturday with the hope of grabbing its first win of the season.

August 17, 2022 | 12:03 am

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