September 15, 2016
Chapman leads LC in Paintsville Fall Classic with 17 ‘kills’
Paintsville, Ky. — The Lawrence Co. VolleyDawgs ( 4-9 ) played in the Paintsville fall classic over the weekend and came away with two wins against good competition at Paintsville high school.
In the opening match the VolleyDawgs fell to the host of the tournament and eventual Champion Paintsville ( 17-3) who is one of the favorite this year in the 15th region 2-0 (25-6, 25-10 ).
In the second match LC was victorious over Perry Co. Central 2-0 ( 25-19, 25-15). In the third match of the day it was Lawrence Co. winning 2-1 over neighbor Boyd Co. by the scores of ( 25-13, 26-27, 25-16) that concluded pool play for the Dawgs as they headed into single elimination and faced a good Pikeville ( 13-8 ) team who finished runner up and came up short 2-0 ( 25-15, 25-10 ) but put on a good showing for the tournament.
Some stats for the VolleyDawgs in the Paintsville Fall Classic;
Aryana Chapman led the team with 17 kills, she also had 3 aces, 5 service points, 4 digs, 5 blocks and 3 assist.
Lexie Workman had 7 kills, 4 service points, 6 digs, 4 aces and 3 assist.
Katelyn Thompson had 10 service points, 7 kills and 2 digs
Isabella Handley had 5 kills, 9 service points, 3 digs, 2 blocks and 1 assist.
Holly Rowe had 4 kills, 4 aces, 16 service points, 2 digs, and 13 assist.
Hannah Goble had 2 kills, 3 aces, 5 service points, 3 digs, and 12 assist.
Lawrence Co. will play this Saturday in the Carter Co. Crush that will be held at East and West Carter high schools.
Lawrence Co. Head Coach Kelly Chapman
“… The girls played well over all. Always room for improvement. Felt good to beat Perry Co. Central, Need to be more consistent on the court.” Another good tournament for us coming up Saturday. We play West Carter and Fairview in our pool. No reason we can’t be competitive and successful.”
BULLDOGS BOYS GOLF BLASTS BELFRY, GOBLE REMAINS UNDEFEATED
The Lawrence Co. Boys golf team returned to action on Tuesday night at Eagle Ridge and came away with a victory over Belfry in convincing fashion.
Team totals for the match were Lawrence Co. 205 and Belfry 236. All four team member came away with wins. Hunter Goble lead the way shooting a 36 to win by 16 strokes. Spencer Akers shot 46 to win by 12 strokes. Noah Fairchild shot a 57 and won by 2. Lincoln Rose shot 66 to win a by one stroke.
Lawrence Co. Golf Coach Brian Akers
“… We had to play the toughest part of the course tonight due to maintenance on our regular holes. Hunter Goble shot a 1 over par and dominated his match from the outset to remain undefeated in match play. Spencer Akers played very well getting himself out of trouble on several holes with great approach shots clutch putting to also remain undefeated in match play.” Noah Fairchild played his best match of the year and came through numerous times with great tee shots and Lincoln Rose battled all night with his opponent going back and forth with lead changes until the final hole when he sunk a 6 foot putt to win his match by a stroke.” Very pleased with how well the guys played tonight on the most difficult part of Eagle Ridge golf course. They all really stepped up and played some really good golf against Belfry.”