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Lady Cubs, Verona, Pierce City Claim Area Volleyball Victories

Friday, October 23, 2009

Monett, Verona and Pierce City won but Purdy was defeated in area volleyball action last night.

In a Big 8 Conference outing, the visiting Monett Lady Cubs ended league and regular season play with a 39-28, 26-24 triumph over the Lamar Tigers.

With the win, the Lady Cubs went to 11-20-1 on the season and finished the conference with a 2-5 record.

"We got over the hump," said Monett Coach Shyrah Boyle. "I am very excited and pumped about going into district play."

Statistical leaders for Monett were Tandi Glouse with nine kills, Keli Cornell with seven digs, Brooke Beckwith with nine digs and Maddie Schmidt with 11 assists.

Monett also won the junior varsity game by scores of 25-16, 20-25 and 25-22.

Caroline McKinney had 19 assists for the Monett jayvees.

The Lady Cubs, a fifth seed, will be in action at 6 p.m. on Monday versus fourth-seeded Nevada in a first round game in the Class 3A District 12 tournament at Carl Junction.

Verona upended Exeter in Ozark 7 Conference action by scores of 25-17 and 25-19.

Statistical leaders for Verona were Jori Dodson with 13 kills and two blocks, Beth Bigham with 16 assists, Tristan Carrasquillo with five kills and six digs and Jenna Chadd with six digs.

Pierce City beat Greenfield in Spring River Valley Conference play by scores of 25-11 and 26-24.

Statistical leaders for Pierce City were Chelsey Levingston with two aces and five kills, Taylor Mettlach with five kills, Brianna Zebert with four blocks, Kaelyn Osborn with 13 digs and Megan Golubski with 15 assists.

Purdy lost to Wheaton in an Ozark 7 Conference encounter by scores of 20-25 and 20-25.

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