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Volleyball team battles tough in district tourney


The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team saw their season come to an end when they fell to Breckinridge County in the 11th District tournament played at Cloverport Monday. Hancock County completed the season with a record of 8-22.

The Lady Hornets came out ready to play under the direction of coach Bailey Weikel. HCHS won the opening set by a score of 25-22 and the girls were pumped up. Hancock County lost the final three sets, but were highly competitive in two of the three. Breck advanced to the title game by closing out the match 25-19, 25-9 and 25-22.

Lauren Kellems recorded nine kills and nine blocks for HCHS, and Brooke Toler served six aces, with 15 digs and one assist. Sydney Kennedy had two kills, one block, four assists and 19 digs. Maddisen Peck had two blocks, 10 assists, 15 digs and two aces. Kennedy Desper Maddisen Peck had three kills, four blocks and one dig. Ashlyn Madden had two kills and two blocks. Lily Lindauer had 10 digs. Caroline Connor had one kill and two assists. Sophia Reed had three digs, and Brianna Mooneyham and Addy Harrison had one dig each.

Saturday games

The Lady Tigers won 25-11, 25-18 and 25-19 during one of two matches played on Saturday at Apollo High School in Owensboro.

Kellems had five kills, three blocks and one service ace while Peck had three kills, one assist, one dig and three aces. Kennedy had two kills, two assists, one dig and two aces. Desper had two kills, two blocks, one assist and one dig. Madden had one kill and three digs. Reed had one kill, one assist and nine digs, and Savannah Gilliland had two digs.


The varsity girls also played Apollo on Saturday. The E-gals won by set scores of 25-11, 25-17 and 25-12.

Kennedy had four kills, one block, four assists, two digs and five service aces. Peck had three kills, five assists, five digs and two aces.  Madden had two kills and one dig, Reed had six digs, Kellems had three blocks and one dig, Mooneyham had one kill, Harrison had two digs, and Gilliland had one dig.


Breckinridge County won in three sets during a match played at Harned on Oct. 11. The Lady Tigers won by scores of 25-17, 25-17 and 25-23.

Brooke Toler had 18 digs, five assists and five aces for HCHS.

By Steve Wimmer


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