Danielle Pippenger

Volleyball ~ Youth movement on the court

Tuesday the Lady Eagles defeated Hamilton 25-16, 25-6 and 25-16. Freshman Danielle Pippenger had seven kills to tie her with Heather Monk. Monk also led the team in digs with nine and blocks with three.

On Thursday the Lady Eagles fought hard in the first (25-17) and third (25-18) games and dropped game two 25-7. Monk led the team in blocks (2), digs (13) and kills (5). Ashlie Shelton had two serving aces and Lacey Pulley had eight assists.  

“It’s the same old story, we’re young, actually younger with tonight’s lineup,” stated Coach Trinda Goings. “We had two freshmen, two sophomores and two juniors start for the second game in a row. They’re starting to mesh and they’re playing hard.”

Saturday at Harding the Lady Eagles lost to Norwell 25-13 and 25-9. Monk and Pippenger each had one block. Lacey Pulley led the team in assists with 11 and digs with six. 

In the Canterbury game ‘Busco lost 25-8 and 25-20. Monk led with two blocks, five digs and two kills. Chandler Voght and Shelton each had two serving aces while Pulley and Shelton had two assists in the game.

The final game against Blackhawk Christian the Lady Eagles lost in a tight one 25-23 and 25-18. Pippenger had two serving aces and Shelton finished with 13 assists and 15 digs. Morgan Young had five kills and Monk had two blocks. 

Churubusco will be on the road next week traveling to Angola on Tuesday, Canterbury Wednesday and West Noble on Thursday. All games start with the JV at 6:00 p.m.

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