The South Ripley Varsity Volleyball team traveled to undefeated and newly named #17 in 3A Lawrenceburg for opening night in their new gym.After a delay due to the sudden activation of the fire alarms, the Raiders started too slow and never gained momentum in the first set coming up short 25-14. With a fresh start the second set, a powerful offense, and an adjusted defense, the Raiders won the second set 25-23. After another fire alarm delay, Lawrenceburg came back to win the next two sets 25-15 and 25-17.SR Game Stats: Elizabeth Bodenberg: 38-39 sets 11 assists 9/9 serving 7 points; Kayla King: 28/31 sets 4 assists 8/9 serving 2 points; Julia Rea: 3/3 attacks 1 kill, 6/7 sets 1 assist, 14/16 serve receive; Tori Tucker: 23/25 attacks 8 kills, 3 blocks (2 solo and 1 assisted), 6/6 serving 1 point, 2 digs; Laken Farrell: 16/19 attacks, 3 kills, 5 digs, 9/9 serving 8/10 serve receive; Morgan Peetz: 7/8 attacks, 2 assisted blocks; Merceded Bowling: 9/10 attacks 4 kills, 1 block, 7 digs, 18/18 serving 1 ace 10 points; Kiley Sparks: 15/17 attacks 6 kills, 5 solo blocks, 30 digs, 14/14 serving 10 points; Mariah Gentile (libero): 24 digs, 33/36 serve receive.“They play smart and adjust well.” “Our girls were reading the hitters much better as the night went on, but got fooled several times.” “We have played some tough 3A schools the past two weeks and although we have played well, it starts to take a toll on your confidence.” “We have the RCT this Saturday and play Batesville, so we hope to play well.” We start conference play on Sept. 22, we need to be peaking going into conference play and sectional.” Raiders Coach Robyn Greiwe.
It’s after the terror attacks in the city yesterday.The national side had also decided not to train again this morning.Their last fixture – an away match with Spain – was postponed after the attacks in Paris last November. Recent terror attacks in Brussels and Paris had caused fears that some Euro 2016 games would be played behind closed doors however UEFA say that won’t be the case.