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Volleyball team gains wins

By Staff | Oct 21, 2009

The season is quickly dwindling down for the Tyler Consolidated Silver Knight volleyball team. Next week the team will see the last game of the regular season and look ahead to Sectional and hopefully Regional and State play.

Last week, the Ladies in Black were mostly on the road, taking on Ravenswood, Hedgesville, Parkersburg South, Wheeling Park and John Marshall, snagging wins over both respected programs.

First, Tyler Consolidated headed to Ravenswood to take on the Lady Red Devils. Consolidated won the contest 25-8, 25-23 and 25-18.

Heather Suter had 16 kills in the game, followed by Sami Jones with eight, and Alison Clegg and Allison Wable with three each. Keri Suter had an excellent performance controlling the game with 84 sets and 31 assists to secure the win for the Knights.

At the Parkersburg South Tournament on Oct. 10, the Lady Knights took the win in two over Hedgesville, 25-20 and 29-27. Heather Suter led the way in serving points for the Silver and Black with 10 and three aces. Katie Klages scored eight points; Christy Jones had six; Keri Suter scored three points and an ace; and Sami Jones and Wable each scored two.

Keri Suter was credited with 28 sets and 14 assists against Hedgesville. Kills were attributed to Keri Suter, eight; Lynsey Casteel, six; Wable, two; and Alison Clegg, Makayla Clegg and Sami Jones, one apiece.

At the same tournament, Tyler Consolidated fell to Ritchie County in two, 25-12 and 25-18. Suter set the ball 25 times and had 10 assists.

Coach Richard Summers’ team came on strong against Parkersburg South’s “B” team, taking the overwhelming win, 25-8 and 25-9.

Whitney Williams and Christy Jones served up seven points apiece in the game, with Williams scoring four aces in the endeavor.

Sami Jones and Klages scored five points each and Heather Suter added one. Suter was also credited with five kills.

Two setters were used against Parkersburg with Keri Suter setting the ball 22 times and assisting 10 times and Torrye Cline having five good sets and three assists.

Against Parkersburg High School, the Lady Knights did not fare as well, falling to the Big Reds 17-25 and 12-25.

Katie Klages served up five points for the Knights while the Suter girls and the Joneses added two each.

Keri Suter had 47 good sets in the game with 11 assists.

Against Wheeling Park on Oct. 13 the Knights took the wins by scores of 25-14 and 25-14. Lynsey Casteel led the team with eight kills followed by Heather Suter with five; Alison Clegg, four; Sami Jones, three and Allison Wable, one. Scoring points in the game were Sami Jones scoring eight; Heather Suter, six; Katie Klages, six; Keri Suter, five; Christy Jones, four; Whitney Williams, two; and Torrye Cline, one..

Keri Suter was on her game in the setting department with 22 good sets and 15 assists.

The Lady Knights handed John Marshall the loss in three, 25-15, 23-25 and 25-22. The Suter’s made the highlights in the contest with Keri Suter setting the ball sixty-six times and assisting on 22. She also scored 10 points and had one ace. Heather Suter scored seven aces and had 13 kills.

Whitney Williams scored 14 points, and one ace; Christy Jones scored three points with one ace; Klages scored two points.

Casteel was credited with nine kills while Sami Jones had five; Clegg, three and Wable, one.

At home on Oct. 15, Consolidated faced an experienced, physical and well prepared Ritchie County team. The Lady Rebels came out strong and stayed strong throughout the match, taking the win, 25-15, 25-10 and 25-15.

Sami Jones scored six points for Consolidated against Ritchie and had one ace. Christy Jones, Keri Suter, Katie Klages and Torrye Cline each scored three points; and Williams had two.

Casteel led the team with six kills, Sami Jones had four; and Alison Clegg, two.

Keri Suter also had 45 sets and 12 assists.

In the junior varsity match-up, immediately before the varsity game, the JV Knights also fell to Ritchie, 25-20, 21-25 and 25-22.

Scoring for the young Knights were Torrye Cline with 15, Haylea LeMasters, eight; Allison Wable, six; Makayla Clegg, four; Shay Yonaley, four; and Abby Atkinson, three.

The Lady Knights played host to Paden City and Williamstown on Tuesday and will host the Lady Monarchs of John Marshall on Oct. 27.