Fall Sports Roundup 10.13.17: WAHS, AHS and MHS volleyball pick up wins

Western Albemarle’s volleyball team got going with a huge road win Thursday, beating Powhatan 3-2 in a hard fought match. The Warriors and Indians split the first two games, losing 25-23 before winning 26-24.

Western then dropped game three 25-22 before fighting back and winning game four 25-16 and game five 15-11.

Cassidy Wilson had 16 kills, Lilly Davis had 12 kills and Abby Johnson and Caity Driver each checked in with seven kills. Sierra McCance triggered the offense with 34 assists. Davis had a big all around night, chipping in 14 digs to go with those 12 kills. Amber Parker did the heavy defensive lifting with 31 digs while also notching four aces.

The Warriors will try and keep things rolling Tuesday on the road against Louisa.


Monticello volleyball sweeps Fluvanna County

Monticello volleyball won its 12th of the last 13 games, beating Fluvanna 3-0 on the road Thursday.

Makysha Brock sparked the front line effort with 12 kills and two blocks while also coming up with 10 digs. Allie Congnata put together a similarly balanced effort with seven kills, six digs and three aces. Ellie Quick chipped in six kills and two aces. Piper Goodman had four kills as did Amaya Gibson, who also had eight digs. Jewell Pugh finished with 35 assists and Simrin Goodman had 11 digs.


Albemarle volleyball sweeps Louisa County

Kelsey Marks was absolutely on fire Thursday as Albemarle swept Louisa County 3-0.

Marks rang up 12 aces for the Patriots.

Albemarle rolled 25-5, 25-8 and 25-9, moving to 18-4 on the year and staying unbeaten in the Jefferson District at 10-0.

Keira Roach had seven aces while Audrey Sheedy had two aces, combining with Marks for a big effort at the service line. Gabbi DeGennaro and Danielle LaRosa each had five kills, with DeGenarro notched three blocks and LaRosa had two blocks. Avani Hopkins and Adaee Lynch notched four kills each.

Marks, meanwhile, had 18 assists and six digs. Katie Schnell had five digs.

Albemarle travels to take on Monticello Tuesday.


CHS edges out Orange County

Just days after Charlottesville field hockey lost in a shootout to Monticello, the Black Knights pulled off a shootout win over Orange Thursday night.

The Black Knights got goals from Zoe Weatherford and Maya Block to take the win during the shootout. Charlottesville goalie Casey Casarex stopped four out of five shots in the shootout.

Brooke Figgins had Orange’s lone goal. The Hornets’ Riley Clatterbuck had six saves on the night.