|10/12/2017 8:39:00 AM|
Lady Maroons drop close one at Olney
| Winning the close ones in conference play has proved to be a difficult proposition for Robinson High School's volleyball team.|
The Lady Maroons and Olney locked up in a tightly-contested match (Oct. 5), but Robinson came out on the short end of a 22-25, 27-29 decision in the Little Illini Conference contest.
"Another tough loss tonight," RHS head coach Eric Dean said. "We played real well at times, but couldn't get over the hump to get the win. We just have to keep working hard and these games will turn in our favor."
Sydni Bailey led RHS with 11 points, including two aces, along with eight digs and four kills. Laini Wright posted five points, 11 assists and seven digs, Amy McGahey totaled five points with one ace, five kills, one assist and one dig, Lauren Weber collected three points, four kills, two blocks, two digs and one assist and Adriann Randolph netted 17 digs.
Robinson also lost the junior varsity match in two sets, 14-25, 20-25.
Kenzie Wisdom led RHS with nine points, including one ace and one dig, while Bri Robb posted three points with one ace and Katie Hartke contributed two points with one ace, seven digs and two kills.
In a freshman match that was not reported from Tuesday against Lawrenceville, Robinson picked up a 25-12, 25-13 win.
Robb led RHS with 10 points, including three aces and six assists, while Bailey Strauch netted seven points with three aces and one dig, Patience Steward posted six points with three aces and three kills and Emma Bailey added six points with two aces, three assists and one dig.
At Rich Herrin Gym, Olney
Robinson 22 27
Olney 25 29
Highlights - (RHS) Adriann Randolph 17 digs; Amber Hillard 2 kills, 9 digs; Gracie Shidler 7 assists, 5 digs; Laini Wright 5 points, 11 assists, 7 digs; Lauren Weber 3 points, 4 kills, 1 assist, 2 blocks, 2 digs; Audrey Maxwell 1 dig; Jaedyn Johnson 9 digs; Amy McGahey 5 points, 1 ace, 5 kills, 1 assist, 1 dig; Malia Gunn 5 kills, 8 digs; Sydni Bailey 11 points, 2 aces, 4 kills, 8 digs.
Robinson 14 20
Olney 25 25
Highlights - (RHS) Gracie Gower 1 point, 2 assists, 1 dig; Macy Sutfin 2 kills; Bri Robb 3 points, 1 ace; Kenzie Wisdom 9 points, 1 ace, 1 dig; J.J. Logan 1 point; Katie Hartke 2 points, 1 ace, 2 kills, 7 digs; Alex Kirk 1 point, 1 ace, 2 kills; Emma Bailey 5 assists, 8 digs; Katy Powell 2 digs; Amaya Brimberry 1 kill.
Lawrenceville 12 13
Robinson 25 25
Highlights - (RHS) Bailey Strauch 7 points, 3 aces, 1 dig; Macy Sutfin 2 kills; Bri Robb 10 points, 3 aces, 6 assists; Patience Steward 6 points, 3 aces, 3 kills; Valerie Wright 1 assist; Marley McKee 1 point, 2 kills, 3 digs; Andrea McKeighan 2 points, 2 kills, 4 digs; Kori Calvert 4 kills, 2 digs; Maddison Fisher 2 points, 1 ace, 1 assist, 1 block, 1 dig; Emma Bailey 6 points, 2 aces, 3 assists, 1 dig; Brynna Hale 1 point, 3 digs.
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