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Wildcats Drop Tri-Match at Home

By Staff | Oct 5, 2021

Cats ready for action

Paden City hosted a Tri-Match n Thursday night against John Marshall and Wheeling Central in hopes of picking up a win, but the larger schools proved to be to much on this night as both visiting schools went home with staright set victories leaving the Wildcats with a 2-9 record on the still young season.

The Cats battled hard on the night never quitting, but the power play of Central and JM was to much. Leading the way for the Wildcats against John Marshall in the 19-25, 19-25 loss was Brandis Dalrymple with two points, four kills, four blocks and five digs. McKenzie Thomas added three points, seven assists and five digs. Carlee Sweeney pitched in with five points including an ace, eight assists and a dig, while Madi Kline added two points including an ace, six kills and a dig. Alyssa Phillips had four digs and an assist in the match. Mady Still offered two kills, and two blocks, and Rayna Smith got three digs. Mallory Dennis also had a point and four digs.

Against Wheeling Central the Cats fell 16-25, and 15-25. Paving the way for Paden City was McKenzie Thomas with six points, seven assists and five digs. acking her was Dalrymple with two points, seven kills, two blocks and four digs. Madi Kline had four points including two aces, two kills and one dig. Mady Still got five kills, two blocks, and one dig. Alyssa Phillips had three digs, while Rayna Smith got three kills, and Mallory Dennis had one point.

Wildcats fall to Frontier in four sets

Paden City got off to a good start on Tuesday, September 21, in a home match against visiting Frontier. The Wildcats won set one in overtime 26-24 to take an early lead in the match, but the momentum switched and Frontier took set two in convincing fashion 25-15. The Cats however picked up their game in the next two sets to make it close before Frontier came from behind to win set three 25-23 and close the match out in set four with another overtime thriller 25-24.

The Wildcats were paced on the night by McKenzie Thomas who finished the match with 16 service points including five aces, seven kills, 14 assist and eight digs. Brandis Dalrymple came through with two points including an ace, plus 11 kills, 11 digs and three block. Madi Kline got seven points with two aces, plus seven kills and three digs.

Carlee Sweeney ended the night with 11 service points with three aces, nine assists, and two digs. Alyssa Phillips also played tough with eight points including two aces, one assist and 15 digs. Rayna Smith offered one point including an ace, one kill, one assist, and five digs, while Isabella Snider got two kills.