Delta C-7 upsets Holcomb; Clarkton rallies for win

Sunday, September 17, 2006

HOLCOMB, Mo. -- The Delta C-7 Lady Chargers snapped a four-game losing streak in a big way, taking a 14-25, 26-24, 25-23 over the Holcomb Lady Hornets here Friday.

With the win, Delta C-7 improves to 3-2 in the Tri-County Conference and 3-6 overall, while Holcomb falls to 5-2 and 8-5-1.

In other volleyball action, Clarkton defeated Campbell 25-16, 22-25, 26-24 Friday while Southland defeated North Pemiscot 19-25, 25-18, 25-13 Thursday. In baseball action Friday, it was Cooter 14, Southland 1; Senath-Hornersville 7, Holcomb 4; and South Pemiscot 7, Holcomb 0.

"It was an all-around great game for us," Delta coach Stacy Whitfield said. "Every player did her job well. We played aggressively tonight and had great communication. Holcomb has a really good team. We had a night when everybody was ready to play hard."

Delta had strong serving games from Emmy Luye, Kristin Pierce and Lindsey Blankenship in the win.

In the junior varsity game, Holcomb won 25-16, 28-26.

Clarkton def. Campbell

At Clarkton, the Lady Reindeer rebounded from a Thursday loss to Caruthersville to maintain their hold on first place in the Tri-County Conference.

Clarkton (7-6, 6-0 Tri-County) trailed 24-20 in the third set before rallying behind Kendria Gribble, who served five straight points to seal the win.

Sara Darnell led the way with nine kills and two aces, while Tasha Joiner added six assists and two kills and Whitney Coleman added three kills. Heather Brown finished with 16 digs and Gribble added 11.

Southland def. North Pemiscot

At Cardwell, the Lady Rebels improved to 3-2 in the Tri-County and 3-8 overall with a win Thursday over North Pem.

Southland's junior varsity won 25-16, 25-20 to improve to 5-0 in the league.


Cooter 14, Southland 1

At Cardwell, the Wildcats pounded out 11 hits and got a solid pitching performance from Logan Edwards to down the Rebels in five innings.

Edwards pitched four innings for Cooter (11-2), allowing just four hits and one run while striking out four.

Nick Rinks, Jeremy McCaig, and Aaron McCaig each had a pair of his, while Aaron McCaig added a fourth-inning home run.

Mike George took the loss for the Rebels, but had two Southland's four hits.

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