Highland VB claims win over Hartley on Monday

By Rob Hamilton


In a battle of Division II state-ranked volleyball teams, the Highland Scots (#2) defeated Bishop Hartley (#11) in five sets by scores of 27-29, 25-22, 23-25, 25-22 and 15-11 Monday. They finished the final set with an 11-2 run to claim the come-from-behind victory.

Raina Terry finished with 26 kills and three blocks and Makenna Belcher tallied 18 kills, while Gena West (eight) and Abby Eusey (seven) also contributed a good number of kills. Christina Rose added five blocks and both Bridget Oder and Kendall Stover had two aces each. Also, Ashlynn Belcher finished with 58 assists.

Both the freshmen and JV teams also picked up wins on the night for the Scots.

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