Cross County gains split at own triangular
STROMSBURG – Cross County earned a split at their own volleyball triangular on Thursday night, as they defeated the Dorchester Longhorns, but fell to the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves.
In the win over the Longhorns, the scores were 25-11 and 25-17, and in the loss it was Exeter-Milligan in two, 25-21 and 25-9.
In the two-game set the team was led by Brooke Anderson who finished with 16 kills, eight in both games and was 27 of 34 on her attacks in the two game set.
In the win over Dorchester, Michelle Klein had five kills, while Laura Branting and Taylor Nienhueser each had four.
In setting it was Morgan Mickey leading the team with 11 assists, while in the loss to the Timberwolves, Mickey had nine assists and Arika Lindsley added six.
The Cougars had 20 kills against the T-Wolves as Mickey had four to go with Anderson’s eight and Nienhueser added three. In the Dorchester game the Cougars were charted with 24 team kills.
On defense in the win, Anderson, Klein and Christina Dubas all had seven digs, and against E-M Anderson matched her kill total on the night as she had 16 digs to lead the way.
Cross County will be at the Hampton Tri on Tuesday along with Shelton.
Hampton sweeps by Harvard
HARVARD – It didn’t take the Hampton Hawks very long to put win No. 17 in the books on Thursday as they defeated the Harvard Cardinals 3-0.
Hampton only allowed the hosts 22 points in three games as they won by the scores of 25-10, 25-7 and 25-5.
Even with senior All State player Kalynn Dahlke on the bench for the second consecutive game the Hawks had no problems in picking up the road win.
Leading the attackers was Teya Mason as she was 16 of 16 with eight kills and an impressive 25 of 26 serving with 10 aces and 22 points.
Also in hitting Hannah Bamesberger played a dual role she was 10-11 with seven kills and 42 of 42 setting with 16 assist, while Hannah Carlson was 13 of 16 with seven kills and had three ace blocks.
The Hawks were led in digs by Mason with 11, and Brittany Dose with nine. At the net, Haley Schultze was charted with three blocks.
Hampton (17-4) will be back in action Thursday when they host Nebraska Lutheran