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Seniors play volleyball you can dig

December 05, 2009|By DAN KAUFFMAN

The fourth annual All-Star Spikefest, hosted by the Washington County Juniors Volleyball Club, lived up to its name Saturday night, as the top high school seniors in the county put on a show at South Hagerstown.

There were plenty of powerful kills, athletic sets and spectacular digs as Kim's Krushers, coached by Clear Spring's Kim Malphurs, went toe to toe with the Dream Weavers, coached by South's Chuck Weaver.

In the end, the Krushers won 4 of 5 games played, 25-17, 25-22, 24-26, 25-18, 15-9.

"We had a lot of good rallies, and its always good to see an outstanding attack, but the defense was very good and I think everybody enjoyed it and had fun," said Weaver, the WACO Juniors president. "There were a couple private school girls I'd never seen before, so it was fun for me to be able to watch them."

"I thought it was amazing, seeing the girls play during the season, to see them come out tonight and I just think they were on," Malphurs said. "There were no attitudes, they just came out and played."

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Colleen Black had 22 kills and five blocks, and Alison Griffith added 16 kills and 23 digs to lead the Krushers. Rebecca Demers had 26 assists, nine digs and five aces, Rebecca Adams had 22 assists and eight digs, Anna Wade had seven kills and nine digs, Hannah House had eight kills, five blocks and five digs, Kara Henson had five kills and 11 digs, Breanne Purdham and Paige Decker each had 11 digs and Rebekah Clarke added seven digs.

Hannah Young (Broadfording) had 14 kills, three blocks and five digs, Megan Vance (South) had 23 assists and 19 digs, and Megan Plume (North) added 20 assists and 11 digs for the Weavers. Lindsay Lacy (Clear Spring) had seven kills and 17 digs, Megan Long (Boonsboro) had eight kills and six digs, Emma Stahl (South) had seven kills and 10 digs, Rebecca Pearl (South) had eight kills, three blocks and eight digs, Danielle DuBois (Broadfording) had 20 digs, Macy Fuscsick (Boonsboro) had 18 digs and Erica Null (Grace Academy) had six digs and three kills.

n In the Eighth Grade All-Stars exhibition, Team A won the first two games 25-21 and 25-12 before Team B took the third game, 25-15.

For Team A, Brooklyn Welch (Springfield) had four assists, two aces and a kill, Courtney Malott (Springfield) had four aces and a kill and Skyler Casto added five assists.

For Team B, Brooke Morgan (Grace Academy) had four aces, four digs and three kills, Maeve Windsor (Boonsboro) had six aces and Amanda Snowden (Smithsburg) had three aces and a kill.

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