By: Alex Hawleyahawley@heartlandpublications.com
October 2, 2012
McARTHUR, Ohio — The River Valley volleyball fell to non-conference host Vinton County Monday night in five games.
River Valley (6-9) took the opening two games 26-24, before the Lady Vikings rallied back to take the third game 25-10. VCHS held off the Lady Raiders in the fourth game and tied things up after a 25-21 win. Vinton County took the final game 15-8 and won the match.
Rylie Hollingsworth led the service attack for River Valley with 19 points on the night, followed by Noel Mershon and Cady Gilmore with 16 points apiece. Janelle McClelland had 12 points, while Rachael Smith recorded seven to round out the RVHS scoring.
The River Valley net attack was led by Tracy Roberts with 10 kills, followed by Kaci Bryant and Justyce Stout with five kills apiece. Leia Moore had four kills, Mershon finished with three kills, while Alicia Ferrell recorded two kills. Hollingsworth and Smith each had one kill to close out the RVHS total. Roberts led with four kills, Mershon had two, while Moore and Ferrell each finished with one.
Megan Dixon led Vinton County with 21 points in the triumph, followed by Lauren Mitchell with 15.