By ROB HAMILTON
Highland stayed hot Thursday with a 25-8, 25-14, 25-16 win at Mount Gilead on a night the JV and freshmen teams also won versus the Indians.
Ashton Terrill tallied seven kills, while both Raina Terry and Mikaela Brown added six. Taylor Belcher contributed five aces in the match.
Cardington topped East Knox in three games Thursday by scores of 25-9, 25-12 and 25-7.
Both Jordan Deskins and Paige Clinger finished with 13 kills in the game, while Hannah Wickline added five. Marissa Hall contributed 22 assists and Mariah Hershey added 13 more. Also, Rylie Partlow finished with 16 digs.
Northmor bounced back to edge Centerburg in a five-set match on Thursday by scores of 25-23, 26-28, 25-20, 20-25 and 15-12.
Kelsie Fike finished with 18 kills, one block and 14 digs and Anna Donner added 16 kills, three aces and 27 digs. Jordyn Zoll, Chloe Meier and Hope Miracle all finished with six kills. Zoll added a block, 39 assists and ace and 21 digs; while Meier finished with four assists.
Also, Caitlin Thebeault tallied 10 assists and four kills, Rayanna Loyer had two blocks and Lindsey Wiseman finished with 22 digs.
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