The Edmond Sun

September 27, 2012

SLIDESHOW: Edmond teams honor senior volleyball players

The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — Edmond’s high school volleyball teams honored their seniors this week on Senior Night. Edmond Memorial took on Christian Heritage Academy and Edmond North faced Mustang on Thursday, while Edmond Santa Fe welcomed Yukon on Monday.

The Bulldogs will graduate seniors Averi Edwards, Mattie Farris, Kristen Macy, McKenna Qualls, Lindsey Roy and Becca Scaggs.

The Huskies will bid goodbye to Mikayla Bangasser, Allison Barr, Maggie Benson, Mallory Fox and Rachel Hester.

The Wolves will graduate Mandy Dolph, Camri Cross, Rachel Chrisman, Lisa Graves, Meghan Hook and Jenney Huynh.

Memorial took a four-set win over the Crusaders. Stat leaders were Qualls with 18 kills, Macy with 11 kills, Roy with 39 assists and Edwards, served as libero for most of the evening, with a 2.18 passing rate.

North topped the Broncos in three sets. Fox had 14 kills, followed by Barr with 10; Bangasser hit .800 with 8 kills on 10 attempts and no errors, and Benson hit .500 with 7 kills on 12 attempts and 1 error. Barr had 4 aces, followed by Fox and Hester with 3. Defensively, Hester had 12 digs followed by Benson with 9.

Santa Fe got a three-set win over the Millers. The Wolves were led by Camri Cross with 8 kills, Lisa Graves with 4 aces, Jordan Spence with a .769 attack percentage and 3 blocks, Kaleo Kanahele with 16 assists and Mandy Dolph with 15 digs.

“It was a very cool night, we had an opportunity to honor some great seniors and win a conference match,” Santa Fe coach Will Ethridge said.

Memorial was 26-4 heading into the match and ranked third in Class 6A. North was 28-3 entering the match, and ranked second. Bishop Kelley takes the top spot, and Edmond Santa Fe is ranked fourth.

The Class 6A Regional tournaments are Thursday. Memorial, North and Santa Fe will host, while Class 5A Deer Creek travels to Shawnee on Tuesday.

Oklahoma Christian School went to Community Christian in Norman for their Regional on Sept. 27. The Saints topped the host school in five sets in the semifinals before falling in the finals to Cache in three sets.