Opening their season with a 4-2 record over six road matches, Jamie Ridenhour’s Owensville Dutchgirl volleyball team welcomed Capital City’s Lady Cavaliers to Owensville High School last …
Opening their season with a 4-2 record over six road matches, Jamie Ridenhour’s Owensville Dutchgirl volleyball team welcomed Capital City’s Lady Cavaliers to Owensville High School last Tuesday for their first home match of the season.
Seeing their C-team and JV counterparts win in two sets, Ridenhour’s varsity Dutchgirls went for the sweep.
Running into a solid Lady Cavalier squad, Owensville dropped the match in three sets 25-15, 25-19 and 25-12.
McKenzy Echols led OHS with four kills while Liz Adams served up a team-high two aces.
Adams also led the Dutchgirls with 14 digs followed closely by Echols with 11.
Courtney Hinson’s C-team swept Capital City by scores of 25-14 and 25-20 while Alexis Decker’s JV Dutchgirls defeated the Lady Cavaliers in two sets 25-8 and 25-16.
Two nights later on Thursday, Owensville welcomed Fatima’s Lady Comets to OHS for their second home match in three days.
Seeing both squads split the C-team and JV matches, OHS’ varsity Dutchgirls looked to break the tie.
Locked up in a tight match throughout the night, Owensville fell to their Osage County rivals in three sets 25-21, 25-20 and 25-18.
Echols led the orange and black with eight kills followed by five each from Madi Lewis, Addi Menz and Mya Vandegriffe.
McKenna Edwards served up a team-high two aces for OHS while Lewis and Menz each added two blocks.
Edwards recorded a team-high 17 digs followed in double figures by Makensy Pigg with 13 digs and Echols with 12.
Ally Gooch baked up a team high 13 assists for the Dutchgirls against Capital City.
Hinson’s C-team Dutchgirls dropped their match in three sets to Fatima by scores of 25-16, 20-25 and 15-9.
Decker’s JV Dutchgirls foiled Fatima’s bid for a tripleheader sweep winning their match in two sets 25-16 and 25-18.
OHS will compete next week in the Hermann Tournament in pool volleyball action on Tuesday, Sept. 26 starting at 4 p.m.