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WR splits with CRA
The Walnut Ridge volleyball teams played two matches early last week before hosting cross-town rival Hoxie on Thursday.
The Lady Bobcats lost to Crowley's Ridge Academy in 3A-Northeast play on Sept. 24 at Paragould. The Lady Falcons won the match in four sets, 16-25, 25-20, 25-19, 25-22.
Caroline Kelley was 15-of-15 serving and had 10 kills and 24 digs. Anna Bland was 25-of-25 serving, with four aces, and had six kills, 15 digs and two assists. Sabrina Knight had 19 assists, 18 digs and a kill.
Alyssa Leatherman was 16-of-17 serving, with four aces and had 11 digs. Hannah Massey finished with 31 digs. Nikki Pyle had four kills, one assist, three digs and a block. Sunnie Cunningham had 14 digs, five kills and two assists. Brooke Midgett added three kills and two digs.
CRA won a senior B match 25-15.
The Walnut Ridge junior high team defeated CRA 25-21, 25-15.
Brianna Nunley had five aces, six kills, one assist and 12 digs. Baylee Haskins had two aces, one assist and three digs. Cirstin Lee was nine-of-nine serving, with one ace, and had an assist and six digs.
Baylee Burris was 13-of-13 from the service line, with five aces, and had four kills and seven digs. Malorie Moore was 10-of-10 serving and had 13 digs. Lane Robertson had five kills, six assists and six digs. Olivia Cox had one kill, and Anna Wilcoxson had a dig.
Walnut Ridge's junior B team took two sets from CRA, 25-10 and 25-7.
Walnut Ridge traveled to Newport on Sept. 23. The senior Lady Bobcats came away with a four-set victory, 25-21, 11-25, 26-24, 25-14.
Knight was 21-of-21 serving, with five aces, and had 20 assists, a kill and five digs. Bland served two aces and had nine kills and 16 digs. Massey added 26 digs, one kill and an ace.
Midgett had two blocks, three digs, one assist and one kill. Cunningham finished with four kills and two digs. Kelley had seven kills, one assist and 18 digs. Leatherman added two kills and nine digs. Pyle had four kills and a dig.
Walnut Ridge won a senior B match 29-27.
In junior high action, Walnut Ridge downed the Lady Greyhounds 26-24, 25-14.
Burris served two aces and had eight kills and 10 digs, and Gaither had two digs. Haskins added one ace and eight digs. Lee had an ace, two kills and eight digs. Moore contributed two aces and 18 digs. Nunley finished with four aces, three kills, two assists and 11 digs. Robertson had one ace, two kills, 11 assists and 10 digs, and Wilcoxson had a dig.
Newport took a junior B match 25-19, while Walnut Ridge won a seventh-grade match 19-16.