Knights volleyball wins five of six
The race for the So. Meck 7 volleyball championship has become a two-team race with Ardrey Kell trailing Providence by two games.
The Knights, however, have won five of six matches.
After losing 3-0 to Hough on Sept. 30 and snapping a three-game win streak, they have regained their form in dominant wins over Harding and Charlotte Catholic.
The Knights got going with a 3-0 win over Harding on Oct. 3.
Shannon Carney served up five aces and led Ardrey Kell with five digs as the Knights routed the Rams, winning 25-5, 25-4 and 25-1.
Megan Frame added nine service aces in the win, and the Knights served 28 aces.The following day the Knights stopped Charlotte Catholic’s five-game win streak with a 3-0 win.
Sylvia Duggan recorded 11 kills, Maya Duggan served up six aces and Jordan Schmitt had 21 assists in the win.
Cougars tennis wins 16th straight
Charlotte Catholic began the season 0-3 on the tennis court, but the Cougars have caught fire, reeling off 16 consecutive wins and wrapping up the Southern Carolinas conference title in the first year in that conference.
This week the Cougars improved to 16-3 with convincing wins over South Meck and Monroe.
The Cougars got going with an 8-1 win over South Meck on Oct. 2.
Catie Nelson, Lizzy Fiepke, Logan Stuckey, Domenica Moreno and Carly Barhorst all won in straight sets in singles play.
In doubles action, Rose Kinney and Fiepke, Nelson and Barhorst and Stuckey and Morgan McElhaney all were victorious.
The Cougars blanked Monroe 9-0 the following day.
Kenney, Nelson, Fiepke, Stuckey Marino and Barhorst were victorious in singles play.