The 2A, #2 Southwood Lady Knights kept their record perfect for the season, sweeping Peru Thursday night 25-14, 25-17, 25-14 to go 7-0.
In game one the Lady Knights rushed out to a quick 5-0 lead behind a kill from Emily Murphy and and ace from Alyssa Stout. Peru crept back to 6-3 Drew Rhamy had two kills and one from Kristen Murphy made it 9-4. The Lady Knights went on a four point run and three, three points runs to widen the gap for the 25-14 win.
In game two Southwood started off fast again, going up 4-1 with kills from Kaley Harness and Kristen Murphy. Peru would score 5 of the next 6 points to take a 6-5 lead. The lead changed hands twice before Harness dinked one to the corner to give Southwood a 9-8 lead. Up 12-10 the Lady Knights went on a 5-0 run, but Peru battled their way back to make it 18-16. Southwood would mount another run, this time 6-0, with Kristen Murphy having two kills and Sarah White two aces to make it 24-16. Drew Rhamy ended the game with a tip to go up 2-0.
Game three started a little different than the first two. The game was tied four times early with Peru eventually building the lead to 9-5. A tip from Amy Bowman broke Peru’s 3 point run and ignited a Southwood furious finish. Down 9-7 Drew Rhamy would take over, serving 4 aces in a row and 6 aces out of 9 serves to give Southwood a 16-9 lead. After two Peru points, Southwood took off again. Up 16-11 Lexi Brickner had a kill and a block for points and Bowman another ace to make it 23-11. Harness would end the game with a kill and the sweep, 25-14.
Lexi Brickner 2 kills, 4 solo blocks, 2 digs
Sarah White 5 service points, 2 aces, 2 digs
Emily Murphy 1 service point, 1 ace, 3 kills
Kristen Murphy 4 service points, 6 kills, 2 digs
Amy Bowman 9 service points, 2 aces, 2 kills, 4 digs, 21 assists, 1 solo block,
1 block assist
Drew Rhamy 13 service points, 6 aces, 6 kills, 10 digs
Alyssa Stout 12 service points, 6 aces, 11 digs
Kaley Harness 4 service points, 1 ace, 8 kills, 4 digs
NEXT SOUTHWOOD VOLLEYBALL ACTION
Saturday, August 27, 2011 ~ Varsity @ Plymouth Invitational (vs Muncie Burris @ 10:00 am)