Girls Varsity Volleyball · Bulldogs win thriller against crosstown rival Jeffersonville


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New Albany High School vs Jeffersonville Var/JV/9th
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1 25   23
2 24   26
3 25   17
4 23   25
5 15   12

The freshman Bulldogs got the night started with a 2-1 victory over Jeff followed by a 2-0 victory by the JV team. The varsity match was a 5 set thriller with the Bulldogs edging the Devils 15-12 in the final set. The Bulldogs struggled to find their mojo early on. The sophomore class stepped up and lead by example in the 3rd and 4th sets. Ashlyn Clifton and Alexis Caldwell both recorded double-doubles and paced the bulldogs offensively. Bree Martin’s calm touch defensively helped keep the Bulldogs in rhythm and Ashlyn Clifton refused to let balls hit the ground when in the backcourt. Sawyer, Palmer, and Stivers all served very efficiently from the service line all night.

Statistical Leaders:
Kills: Alexis Caldwell 16, Ashlyn Clifton 12, Kamori Knight 9, Tess Owsley 6, Cheyenne Palmer 6, Giavanna Yowell 4, Carter Singleton 2, Olivia Allee 2, Bree Martin 1

Assists: Cheyenne Palmer 43, Alexis Caldwell 5, Ashlyn Clifton 3, Carter Singleton 1

Aces: Riley Sawyer 5, Cheyenne Palmer 4, Reese Stivers 3, Ashlyn Clifton 2, Bree Martin 2

Digs: Bree Martin 29, Ashlyn Clifton 18, Alexis Caldwell 12, Reese Stivers 10, Tess Owsley 5, Riley Sawyer 2, Kamori Knight 1, Olivia Allee 1, Giavanna Yowell 1

Blocks: Giavanna Yowell 3, Kamori Knight 1, Alexis Caldwell 1, Tess Owsley 1

The Bulldogs play on Thursday night against HHC opponent Columbus East. The JV/9 match will start at 6:00 with varsity to follow.