Lady Twisters Win Sectional Opener Over Lady Cougars

first_imgOldenburg Academy defeated a much improved South Decatur volleyball team in the first round of the Hauser Sectionals.  The Twisters won in straight sets 3-0 by the scores of 25-14, 26-24, and 25-20.OA had a balanced attack hitting 0.184 for the match and were led by senior Anna Dickman and sophomore Elizabeth Fiutem with 9 kills each on 31 and 27 attacks, respectively. Junior Audrey Oesterling and senior Rory Bauman added 6 and 5 kills. Oldenburg recorded 11 aces on 75 service attempts. Defensively, OA was led by senior libero, Megan Hornberger, who set a school record for digs in a single match with 55 digs. She also handled the majority of the serve reception with 32 receptions and only 2 errors. Senior Brittany Harrell had 20 assists and Fiutem recorded 14 assists.Head coach Brian Patterson was pleased with the balanced play noting, “It’s very tough to beat a team 3 times in the same season. South Decatur is a much improved team than the one we played the first weekend of the season. Our gals stepped up to the challenge and played solid ball on both sides of the net.”The win raises the Twisters to 18-16. Oldenburg plays Rising Sun on Saturday, the 26th at 11:00 AM at Hauser H.S.The winner will play for the sectional championship against the winner of the following match between Shawe Memorial and Hauser.Courtesy of Southeastern Indiana Volleyball Board of Directors, Secretary,  & Coach Ned Rogers.last_img

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