Lady Knights top Hannan in opener

Bryan Walters

September 10, 2013

ASHTON, W.Va. — You never get a second chance to make a first impression.

The Point Pleasant volleyball team started the 2013 campaign in style Monday night following a 25-20, 25-10, 25-15 victory over host Hannan in the season opener for both Mason County programs.

The Lady Knights (1-0) recorded 17 service aces and 18 kills in the straight-game decision. The Lady Wildcats fell to 0-1 overall with the setback.

Megan Bates led the PPHS service attack with 15 points and six aces, followed by Michaela Cottrill with 13 points and four aces. Charli Leach added nine points and three aces to the winning cause, while Beth Porter chipped in seven points.

Becca Musgrave and Brooke Entingh each contributed three points and a pair of aces as well in the triumph.

Musgrave led the Point net attack with seven kills, followed by Bates with six kills and Cottrill with four kills. Porter also had one kill for the Lady Knights.

Karissa Cochran led the defense with 14 digs, followed by Cottrill with 11, Bates with five and Porter with four. Cammy Hesson led the passing game with four assists and Cottrill added three assists.

Individual results for Hannan were not available at presstime.