High school roundup: Kendrick sweeps past Cougars to remain undefeated at 18-0

FROM STAFF REPORTSOctober 1, 2013 

Deja Cheatham had 14 kills and a block to lead Kendrick to a three-set win over Brookstone on Tuesday afternoon.

Ashunte Jack had 19 assists and two blocks, for the Lady Cherokees, who are 18-0.Tuesday at Brookstone

Broosktone 24 12 19

Kendrick 26 25 25

Leaders: Kendrick--Kalhlia Lawrence 13 kills, block; Margarnique McKissic 5 kills; Melia Jones kill, 10 assists, 3 blocks; Ashunte Jack 19 assists, 2 blocks; Deja Cheatham 14 kills, block. Brookstone--Santreece Stephens 15 kills; Janey Morton 17 assists. Records: Kendrick--18-0; Brookstone--16-17. Next match: Kendrick, at Harris County/Lee County; Brookstone at First Presbyterian Day, Saturday, Oct. 12.


Central rallied to beat Hardaway in three sets. After dropping the first set 25-22, Central won 25-22, 26-24.

Victoria Ficklin 50 assists, three aces and three kills to lead Central.

Hardaway was led by Aryeon Oliver, who had 17 digs, seven kills and four aces.Tuesday at Hardaway

Central 22 25 26

Hardaway 25 22 24

Leaders: Central Isa Jenkins 2 aces, 5 attacks, 3 kills, 10 blocks; Erin Spencer 2 aces, 10 attacks, 7 kills, 10 blocks; Jekia Owens 6 attacks, 5 kills; Victoria Ficklin 3 aces, 50 assists, 3 attacks, 3 kills; Kim Clark 25 receptions, 20 digs; Hardaway Dana Raven 2 aces, 8 kills, 5 digs; Aryeon Oliver 4 aces, 7 kills, 17 digs, 3 blocks; Alexis Kelley 7 kills, 3 blocks; Kayla Sutrell 13 digs; Ricki Raven 23 assist, 8 digs. Records: Central 14-8; Hardaway 9-13. Next match: Central, at Jeff Davis, Thursday; Hardaway, home vs. Northside, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

columbus beats lagrange, banneker

Columbus allowed only a combined 14 points in wins over LaGrange and Banneker Tuesday.

Michelle Vitral led the team with 13 kills.Tuesday at Columbus

LaGrange 1 5

Columbus 25 25

Match 2

Banneker 2 6

Columbus 25 25

Leaders: Columbus--Michelle Vatral 13 kills, 2 blocks; Brianna Gogins 9 kills, 5 aces, 3 blocks, 2 digs; Natalie Twyford 7 kills, block; Brittany Griner 4 kills; Ki'Anna Duncan 9 digs, 7 aces, 2 assists. Records: Columbus--29-12. Next match: Columbus at Blessed Trinity tournament, Friday.



Mary Catherine Smith picked up the win on the mound. She also went 2-for-2 with an RBI to lead Columbus to a Region 5-AAAA victory.

Sydney Sprague and Nicole Humphries had a pair of hits as well.Tuesday at Lakebottom

Troup 100 000 0 --1 6 1

Columbus 203 020 0 --7 9 1

WP--Mary Catherine Smith (NA). LP--Green (NA). Hitting leaders--Columbus Sydney Sprague 2-4, 3B, 2R; Nicole Humphries 2-2, R; Lexie Stohr 1-3, 2B, 2R, RBI; Mary Catherine Smith 2-2, RBI. Records--Columbus 17-6. Next--Columbus NA.

BROOKSTONE 7-15,Dooly County 0-0

Brookstone won Game 1 due to a forfeit after Dooly County didn't show up for Game 1 of their scheduled doubleheader.

In Game 2, the Lady Cougars routed Dooly County 15-0 in a game shortened to three innings. Isabel McCluskey no-hit the Lady Bobcats for those three innings. She also hit a homer and a triple and knocked in four runs.Tuesday at Brookstone

Game 2

Dooly Co. 000 --0 0 1

Brookstone 843 --15 14 0

WP--Isabel McCluskey (1-0). LP--Tookes (NA). Hitting leaders--Brookstone Caroline Sparks 3-3, 2B; Elle Turner 2-2, 2B, RBI; Isabel McCluskey 2-3, 3B, HR, 4RBI; Kali Spitzmiller 1-2, 2RBI; Ashley Biush 1-2, RBI; Shelby Amos 1-2, 2RBI. Records-- Brookstone 20-5, 6-3 Region 4-A. Next--Brookstone Friday home vs. Northside.

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