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PC Takes Down Magnolia in Tri-Match

By Staff | Sep 25, 2019

Brandis Dalrymple readies to spike the ball.

It was a nip and tug battle from start to finish with Paden City winning the first set 25-20, before the Blue Eagles came to life in set two and rolled over the Cats fairly easy 25-11. Paden City Coach Jennifer Yeater rallied her troops however and came back in set three to capture the Tri-Match with a hard fought 25-18 win.

The Wildcats got 20 kills from Hope Weber in the match as she proved to be to much around the net for the Blue to handle. She also recorded six digs and an assist. Yeater also stood out with 21 assists on 65 sets, plus 12 points including an ace, 7-kills, and 9-digs. Senior Cora Anderson scored 5 points, including 3Aces, added 7- digs, 3-assists, and 1 block. Madi Kline finished with 2-blocks. Tanley McEldowney ended with a match high 16 digs, while adding 2 points and an ace.

Brandis Dalrymple had 5-kills, 5-blocks, and 1 dig for the Wildcats, while McKenzie Thomas ended with 6-assists, and 6-digs. Maggi Still added 13 digs and served up 3-points. Hallie McDonald got an assist and a dig, to round out the Wildcat stats.

Madi Kline served up 14 points including three aces, while adding 4-digs as Paden City defeated St. Marys in two straight sets 25-12, and 25-15 on Thursday night on the Wildcats floor. Backing up Kline was Mallory Yeater with 7 Points, 5 kills, 9 assists, and 2 digs. Hope Weber scored 4 points, while adding 2 aces, 7 kills, 3 digs. Cora Anderson got 4 points, 1 ace, 1 kill, 1 assist and 6 digs. Tanley McEldowney 3 points, 3 aces, 5 digs, McKenzie Thomas 5 assists7 digs, Maggi Still 1 point, 5 digs, Hallie McDonald 1 kill and 1 assis, and Brandis Dalrymple 1 kill, 1 block.

The Cats finished knocked off the Blue Devils and then got a break as Magnolia took care of St. Marys in straigt sets to set up the feature match of the night between the Wildcats and the Blue Eagles. With the win over St. Marys Paden City moved to 7-1with a chance to improve to 8-1 and take the lead in the OVAC Class A standings.

Tanley McEldowney gets a dig as she passes to a teammate.

Paden City defeats Hundred in straight sets 25-3, 25-9

Hope Weber made her presence known on Tuesday night, September 17, at Paden City as the Wildcats hosted a Tri-Match with Hundred and Frontier high schools. The night started out with Paden City pairing up against visiting Hundred. In the opening set the Wildcats set the tone early and came away allowing the Hiornets only three points as they defended the net ell and controlled the serving. Weber who had to miss Monday nights match at Frontier was back and ready to play as she served up 9 points, 4 aces, 1 kill, 6 assists and 3 digs. She was aided in the match by junior mate Mallory Yeater with 9 points, 4 aces, 1 kill, 6 assists and 3 digs.

Loren Little had a good night from the service line as she served up 10 points, with 4 aces. Cora Anderson added 5 points, 4 aces, 1 kill, 2 digs and Madi Kline got 2 kills and 1 dig. Isabella Beverlin came through with 2 points, 1 ace, 2 assists, Tanley McEldowney 1 point, 4 kills, Brandis Dalrymple 2 kills, McKenzie Lewis 1 kill and 1 dig and McKenzie Thomas 2 assists and 1 dig.

In the second match Paden City got sweet revenge against Frontier, Ohio, who handed them their only defeat so far on the season the night before at Frontier. The Wildcats took the first set 25-14, and then kept up the pressure for a sweep by winning the match with a 25-12 second set. Hope Weber controlled the net with 15 kills, she also scored 7 service points and added1 assist and 3 digs. Cora Anderson scored 11 points, 1 kill, 1 block and 7 digs.

Mallory Yeater added1 point, 3 kills, 17 assists, and 6 digs. Madi Kline filled the stats with 2 points, 3 kills, 2 blocks, 3 block assists, 5 digs. Freshman Tanley McEldowney scored 6 points and a game high 13 digs. Hallie McDonald played a nice floor game with 2 points, 1 ace, 2 blocks, 3 block assists, 3 assists, 2 digs. Brandis Dalrymple 4 kills, and 1 dig, Maggi Still 3 points, 2 aces, 6 digs, and McKenzie Thomas with 3 assists and 3 digs rounded out the Cats stats for the match.

Cats drop first match of Season now stand at 6-1

Paden City lost their first match of the season on Monday, September 16, at Frontier, Ohio, high school. The Cats played well and kept the match close despite playing without their big front line player Hope Weber. In the first set Paden City fell short by a score of 20-25 with Mallory Yeater getting two kills and two digs. Hallie McDonaldscored four service points and added a dig and Madi Kline got a point, one kill and twwo blocks. Cora Anderson scored two points, 1 assist, and 3 digs and Brandis Dalrymple 1 kill, 1 block and 1 dig. Maggi Still added 4 points, 3 assists and 2 digs.

Set 2 saw the Cat’s drop a 16-25decision with Mallory Yeater getting 1 kill, 3 assists, 3 digs. Madi Kline had 1 point, 3 kills, 1 block, 2 digs, and Cora Anderson 1 block assist and 3 digs. Hallie McDonald had 1 dig, while Brandis Dalrymple 1 kill, 1 block assist. Maggi Still got 1 point, 1 ace, 1 kill, 1 block, 3 assists, 1 dig. McKenzie Thomas 1 point, 1 dig, and Tanley McEldowney 2 points, 3 digs.

Set 3 belonged to Paden City 25-22 as Yeater scored 6 points, 4 kills, 8 assists and 8 digs. Kline had 2 points, 3 kills, 3 digs, and Anderson 3 points, 1 ace, 1 kill, 1 assist, 3 digs. McDonald added 3 points and 1 dig, while Dalrymple controlled the net with 8 kills, 3 blocks and 2 digs. Still had 7 assists and 3 digs, Thomas got 2 points and 3 digs, and McEldowney pitched in with 1 point and 13 digs.

Frontier came back in set four and ended the match with a 14-25 win. Paden City was paced in the set by McEldowney with 1 point, 1 ace, 7 digs. Yeater had 1 point, 1 kill, 4 assists and 4 digs. Kline tacked on 2 points, 2 kills, 1 block and 1 block assist, and 4 digs. Still 3 assists and 2 digs, Anderson 1 point and 2 digs, McDonald 1 point, 2 kills, 1 block and 1 block assist and Dalrymple got 2 kills, and 1 block.

Paden City stands at 6-1 after the loss. Coach Yeater said it was a tough loss but she was confident they would bounce back.