WHS volleyball splits matches with Pirates, Indians

The Wilmington High School volleyball team split two matches Saturday with non-league opponents West Carrollton and Cedarville.

The Lady Hurricane lost to the Pirates 18-25, 27-29.

“Had opportunities in the second set to win match point and just couldn’t execute,” WHS coach Jenna Persinger said. “Played safe and not as aggressive as we needed to win the set.”

Bry Thompson had seven assists and Chay Johns had six. On defense, Harlie Bickett finished with 19 digs and Emily Self had 10. Johns had nine digs. On the attack, Emily Self led WHS with four kills while Emily Butcher and Kathryn Hardin had three kills each.

Against the Indians, the Lady ‘Cane posted a 25-19, 25-23 win.

“Played much more aggressive and limited errors in the second match of the day,” Persinger said.

At the service line, Logan Osborne led WHS with four aces. Self had six kills to lead the attack while Butcher and Sami McCord had one kill each. Bickett led with 10 digs while Self had six.