The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team fell at home to Breckinridge County 3-0 Thursday. The Lady Tigers won by set scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-17.
Hancock County was competitive in ever set as they work to improve under first year head coach Bailey Weikel.
“We fought hard. We get better every game,” the coach said. “It will be a whole different team by the end of the season.”
Haylee Garrison had six kills and six digs for HCHS. Maddisen Peck had five assists, three digs and two aces, Sydney Kennedy had two kills and eight digs, Lauren Kellems had three kills, three blocks and one dig, Sydney Weatherholt had eight assists and four digs, Ashlyn Madden made two blocks, and Brooke Toler had seven digs and one ace. Sophia Reed had one dig.
The HCHS junior varsity team fell by set scores of 21-10 and 21-17. The HCHS C team fell by scores of 21-17 and 21-0.
The varsity girls fell 2-0 to Springs Valley at French Lick (Indiana) Saturday. Set scores were 25-10 and 25-7.
Toler had 12 digs and three assists, Garrison had two kills, one dig and one block, Peck had four assists, one dig and three aces, Weatherholt had two kills, three assists and one dig, Reed had two digs, Madden had one block and one dig, Kellems had one dig, Kennedy had three kills, one assist and two digs, Kennedy Desper had one kill and one dig.
The Varsity girls dropped a 3-1 decision to Muhlenberg County here Monday.
The visitors won the first set 25-17 before Hancock County came back to win the second set 25-19. The final two sets were closely contended, with the Lady Mustangs winning 25-23 and 25-20.
By Steve Wimmer