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Wildcats Continue To Dominate

By Ed Parsons - Editor | Sep 16, 2020

Hope Weber serves up a point against Wirt County

Wirt County got a taste of it’s own medicine on Wednesday night September 9, throughout the whole match in Paden City as the Wildcats overpowered the defending state champions in three straight sets 25-18, 25-21, and 25-11 to improve to 4-0 on the early season.

Wildcat seniors Hope Weber and Mallory Yeater both came up big in the match as they showed why they are considered to be early contenders for state volleyball players of the year awards.

Weber controlled the net for coach Yeater’s club as she acounted for 16 service points including two aces, 16 kills, 11 assists, and five digs.

Yeater was right there with her hammering down 10 kills, getting 19 assists, scoring three points, hitting the floor for 11 digs and getting one block.

Madi Kline also stood out with15 points, 2 aces, 2 kills, 2 blocks,4 digs. Maggi Still got 2 points, 3 kills, 2 blocks, 3 assists, and 1 dig, Brandis Dalrymple had 3 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist, and 2 digs, Tanley McEldowney scored 3 points, and added 3 digs, while McKenzie Thomas added1 point, 2 assists, and 6 digs. Hallie McDonald added 2 kills.

“The girls came out ready to play and never let up. Wirt County is a great volleyball team and year-in-and-year-out they always make a run to the state event. We feel we are right at the top of our class and these girls showed it tonight. We still are improving with each practice and each match,” said Coach Yeater. ” I am happy where we are at right now at this point in the season.”