News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 17, 2012

PREP ROUNDUP: Linton knocks off Sullivan in sectional opener

STAFF REPORT
Tribune-Star Correspondent

SOLSBERRY — Linton held off Sullivan 25-13, 25-15, 25-23 to advance from the first round of the Class 2A Eastern Greene Sectional for high school volleyball Tuesday night.

Linton (18-14) will take on North Knox in the sectional semifinals at 11 a.m. Saturday.



Linton    25    25    25

Sullivan    13    15    23

Highlights — For Sullivan, Jackie Bezy had 6 kills; Bailee Powell had 5 kills and 15 digs; Taylor Shake had 14 assists and 13 digs; and Jaleigh Gilham had 18 digs. Linton highlights were not provided to the Tribune-Star.

Next — Linton (18-14) will take on North Knox in the sectional semifinals at 11 a.m. Saturday. Sullivan finished 10-22.



In regular-season high school volleyball Tuesday:

• Riverton Parke 3, South Vermillion 0 — At Clinton, Sara Dickey paced the visiting Panthers with 16 kills.



Riverton Parke    25    25    25

South Vermillion    23    15    11

Highlights — For Riverton Parke, Kenzi Pollard 10 points, 5 digs and 21 assists; Rachel Austin 19 points, 2 aces, 7 kills and 11 digs; Paige Yando 3 points, 6 kills, 1 block and 22 digs; Sara Dickey 3 points, 16 kills, 1 block and 22 digs; Kelly Combs 6 points, an ace, 5 digs; Shelby Benell 4 points, 2 kills, 4 digs and an assist; Hali Furr 2 digs; Shelby Edington 1 dig; and Carli Lightgable 1 kill.

JV — Riverton Parke won in two.

Next — Riverton Parke (26-4) plays North Vermillion on Saturday in the Class A Covington Sectional.



• Rockville 3, Covington 0 — At Rockville, Raeann Sutherlin helped the victorious Rox celebrate Senior Night with 12 kills, 13 digs and eight aces in Wabash River Conference action.



Covington    20    14    23

Rockville    25    25    25

Highlights — For Rockville, Raeann Sutherlin had 12 kills, 13 digs and 8 aces; Emma Riffe had 9 kills, 15 assists and 6 digs; and DonaMarie Kelly had 5 kills, 2 blocks and 2 digs. For Covington, Brooke Ahrens had 9 kills, 15 assists and 5 digs.

JV — Covington won 25-24, 25-6.

Next — Rockville (17-14 overall, 6-1 WRC) will face host Covington in the Class A Covington Sectional at 6 p.m. Thursday.