September 11, 2013

Cougars slip past Indians in CVAC volleyball

CHAMPLAIN — The Northeastern Clinton and Peru volleyball teams traded wins Tuesday, and the Cougars came up with the final — and most important — one.

The Cougars prevailed 3-2 in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference match with games scores of 25-17, 20-25, 25-14, 19-25 and 25-15.

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“It was a great effort by both teams (Tuesday),” Northeastern Clinton coach Brent Banker said. “Peru is a power serving team, and they put our serve receive to the test. We struggled at the service line but managed to string points together when it really counted.”

Brianna McCoy contributed 12 points, two aces, two kills and three blocks for the Cougars. Gabrielle Vasquez served 10 points, and Ashley McCoy also had 10 points, including four aces. Oriana LaFlesh added seven points.

“Our defense played well, blocking Peru’s strong attack,” Banker said. “My players played with a lot of energy and intensity on the court.”

Lea Perry handed out 23 assists for Peru and also served four points. Taylor Higgins had a match-high 10 kills to go along with nine digs, eight points and four aces. Madeline Kaplan chipped in nine points, four aces and nine kills, while Karlee Stephney served seven points.


NCCS: 25-17, 20-25, 25-14, 19-25, 25-15

P- Lexi Miner, 4 points, 3 aces, 4 kills; Lea Perry 4 points, 1 ace, 1 kill, 3 digs, 23 assists, 1 block; Karlee Stephney, 7 points, 3 aces, 1 kill; Allison St. Louis, 2 points; Madeline Kaplan, 9 points, 4 aces, 9 kills, 1 dig; Megan Sears, 1 assist; Taylor Higgins, 8 points, 4 aces, 10 kills, 9 digs; Louie Dayton, 5 points, 2 digs; Megan Kelso, 6 points, 4 aces, 1 dig; Gwen Eamer, 3 digs.

NCCS- Tallon, 8 points, 4 assists; Vasquez, 10 points, 1 ace, 1 kill, 2 digs; LaFlesh, 7 points, 1 kill, 2 digs; B. McCoy, 12 points, 2 aces, 2 kills, 3 blocks; A.McCoy, 10 points, 4 aces, 1 block; Reid, 10 points, 2 aces, 1 block, 2 digs; LaVenture, points, Kellison 1 dig.


Northern Adirondack 3, Saranac 2

ELLENBURG — The Bobcats won the last two games 25-22 and 25-14 to defeat the Chiefs.

Zoe Varin was strong for Northern Adirondack with 11 points and 10 kills, while Emma Trombley had nine points, three aces, seven kills and four digs. MacKenzie Fountain added 13 assists, five points and three digs. Katelyn Snide and Aubrey Kerr both served nine points.

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