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Two schools to play for regional titles

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St. Elmo and South Central both advance after winning on Tuesday

By Andrew Harner

The South Central and St. Elmo High School volleyball teams will play for regional championships on Thursday.

The top-seeded Lady Cougars had little trouble in defeating No. 4 Wayne City, earning the win on their own floor, 25-15, 25-10.

In Altamont, No. 2 St. Elmo defeated third-seeded Ramsey in the semifinals, 22-25, 28-26, 25-16.

For South Central, it was seniors Kinzie Neilson and Emily Atwood who led the offensive attack, with eight and seven kills, respectively.

Junior Kellie Crain added four service aces.

South Central will face No. 3 North Clay on Thursday at 6 p.m.

For St. Elmo, junior Savannah Feezel led the attack, with 16 kills, and junior Katie Stites added seven. Both players had a pair of blocks.
The Lady Eagles will battle top-seeded Altamont on Thursday at 6 p.m.

In other regional action, Ramsey on Monday won a first-round game against Cowden-Herrick (27-29, 25-18, 25-19), while Brownstown, Mulberry Grove and Patoka all ended their seasons with first-round losses on Monday.

at Farina Regional
Tuesday, Oct. 25
S. Central vs. Wayne City
Kills: Neilson, 8; Atwood, 7; Kallie Garrett, 3; Lexi Schafer, 2; Korren Smith, 2; Natalie Chapman, 1; Crain, 1.
Aces: Crain, 4; Atwood, 2; Sarah Kramer, 2; Neilson, 1.
Assists: Kramer, 13; Chapman, 7; Atwood, 1.
Record: 30-4

Monday, Oct. 24
•Wayne City def. Patoka, 25-22, 25-20.
•North Clay def. Mulberry Grove, 25-9, 25-10.
*No stats available

at Altamont Regional
Tuesday, Oct. 25
St. Elmo vs. Ramsey
Kills: Feezel, SEHS, 16; Stites, SEHS, 7; Darien Carter, RHS, 3; Angel McDonald, RHS, 3; Perry Manley, SEHS, 3; Megan Maxey, SEHS, 3; Molly Hill, SEHS, 2; Elizabeth Hortenstine, RHS, 1; Morgan Miller, RHS, 1.
Aces: Kati Cole, RHS, 2; Patricia Guerrero, SEHS, 2; Feezel, 1; Manley, 1; Maxey, 1; Miller, 1.
Blocks: Feezel, 2; Stites, 2; Miller, 1.
Assists: Manley, 26; Carter, 3; Heather Seibert, SEHS, 2; Maxey, 1; Stites, 1.
Digs: Seibert, 12; Manley, 10; Maxey, 7; Feezel, 5; Stites, 4; Hill, 3; Erica Behl, SEHS, 1.

Monday, Oct. 24
Ramsey vs. Cowden-Herrick
Kills: McDonald, 8; Carter, 4; Miller, 4; Hortenstine, 3; Jenna Hunt, 3.
Aces: Miller, 6; Carter, 1.
Blocks: Miller, 6; McDonald, 4; Carter, 1.
Assists: Hunt, 12; Carter, 6.

Monday, Oct. 24
Brownstown 25, Beecher 15
Beecher 25, Brownstown 15
Beecher 25, Brownstown 16
Kills: Courtney Howard, 9; Bethany Oberlink, 8; Shenisa Dunn, 6; Tara Johnson, 4.
Aces: Morgan Walk, 3.
Assists: Morgan Stinebring, 11; Michaela Walk, 11; Mo. Walk, 5.
Digs: Brittany Kistler, 11; Stinebring, 9.