The Northfield varsity volleyball team hosted Oak Hill Monday, clipping the Golden Eagles wings in a 3-0 sweep 25-13, 25-13, 25-12.
The Norse started their dominating night right from the start with a kill from Kylie Echard and an ace from Bayli Birk and never looked back. Kendal Reed joined Echard early with kills as the Norse built a 7-2 lead. Oak Hill did manage to cut the lead to 9-7 before Elaina Terrell served an ace to get the Norse rolling again. With Echard still dominating the net and Emily Shafer serving aces the Norse pushed the lead to 21-10. The final four points were all Echard with three kills and a block for the 25-13 win.
Oak Hill took a 2-0 lead to start game two, which would be their only lead of the night. Northfield would quickly tie the game at 2 and build the lead to 10-5 after a Reed ace. Haley Walchle would serve three straight aces during a 4-0 Norse run to go up 14-6. The rest of game two was the threesome of Echard, Walchle and Terrell controlling the net and finished by an ace from Terrell to win game two 25-13.
Echard started game three with two kills, followed by a Birk ace and the Norse were off and running. Kills from Tori Snyder and Gentry Kline made it 5-1 and the lead slowly built to 15-7. The Norse would then go on a 5-0 run with another Snyder kill and two aces from Birk. The night wasa finished with kills from Amber Parker and Terrell and an ace from Terrell, 25-13.
Kylie Echard had 16 kills, 3 digs and 1 block
Tori Snyder had 6 kills, 1 assist and 5 digs
Elaina Terrell had 5 kills, 2 assist. 3 aces, 2 service points and 2 digs
Haley Walchle had 4 kills, 1 assist, 2 aces, 5 service points and 2 digs
Kendal Reed had 4 kills, 1 ace, 6 service points and 11 digs.
Gentry Kline had 2 kills and 17 digs
Bayli Birk had 1 kill, 31 assist, 5 aces, 12 service points and 12 digs
Amber Parker had 1 kill, 2 aces, 5 service points and 1 dig
Emily Shafer had 1 kill, 3 aces, 15 service points and 8 digs
Arie Kennedy had 3 digs
Bethany Azbell had 1 dig
Michelle Hendricks had 1 dig
Morgan Tucker had 2 digs