SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 - PLEASANT HILL
The Covington Lady Buccs picked up their second win of the season on Tuesday by defeating rival Newton in three straight sets by the scores of 25-20, 25-17 and 25-14.
Covington controlled the action throughout thanks to a balanced offense and aggressive serving.
Senior Lillian Hamilton led Covington with six kills and three solo blocks, while Makenna Gostomsky had four kills and Olivia Mohler and Alyssa Kimmel had three kills each. Gostomksy also had eight digs to match Tori Quinter for the team lead.
Quinter recorded four aces to go along with three aces turned in by Alyssa Kimmel, while Ellery Reck set up her teammates for success at the net with a team-high 14 assists.
The Lady Buccs are now 2-2 in the CCC and 2-5 overall. Next up is yet another big CCC match at home against Mississinawa Valley on Thursday.
COVINGTON STATISTICAL LEADERS:
Makenna Gostomsky - 4 kills, 8 digs
Ellery Reck - 14 assists
Tori Quinter - 8 digs, 4 aces
Lillian Hamilton - 6 kills, 3 solo blocks
Olivia Mohler - 3 kills
Alyssa Kimmel - 3 kills, 3 aces
The Lady Buccs’ junior varsity came squad away with a three-set win over Newton as well, winning by the scores of 17-25, 25-20, 25-22. They are now 2-2 in the CCC and 2-5 overall.