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Eagle volleyball 2-2 at Cherryvale Tourney

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team managed just a 2-2 record at the Cherryvale Tournament here Saturday. But head coach Jackie Hall said that the team was looking for tough competition and that's what it got.

"We had a rough day," Hall said. "But we certainly saw some good competition that tested us and we did need that."

Uniontown (13-5) lost its first two matches in pool play. The Eagles fell in three sets to Class 4A Prairie View, 22-25, 25-21, 32-30. Abby Dixon had 5 kills and Hannah Travis picked up 4 kills. Brit Stokes handed out 15 assists and Lauren Rockhold was credited with 40 digs.

The Eagles were swept by the Wichita Defenders, a team of home-schooled students, 25-16, 25-20. Hayden Rathbun had 3 kills and Stokes dished 11 assists.

Uniontown swept Colgan, 26-24, 25-20. Rathbun, Travis and Mandie Ridge had 7 kills each. Stokes had 14 assists and Rockhold 25 digs.

In the final match, Uniontown beat Cherryvale in three, 26-24, 23-25, 25-21. Rathbun had 8 kills while Travis and Dixon had 6 each. Stokes handed out 18 assists while Emily Shinn dished 8 and had 4 solo blocks. Travis had 10 blocks, 3 solos. Rockhold had 47 digs.

The Eagles host a Three Rivers League triangular tonight. Jayhawk-Linn, Chetopa and Marmaton Valley will drop by for Senior Recognition Night and Dig Pink Night for breast cancer awareness.

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