Cavies Overpower Litchfield To End Regular Season


Heading into last Thursday night's match pitting the Carlinville Cavaliers and the Litchfield Panthers, the Cavies averaged 9.9 kills per set and it was the strength of their attack that would lead them to a 25-9, 25-14 match win over the Panthers on the home court of the red and blue.

The Cavaliers ended regular season play with 700 kills in 71 sets played. On the defensive side of the ball, the Cavies averaged 21.7 digs per set and 51 per match.

The win was Carlinville's 18th of the regular season against 12 losses while Litchfield ended their 2018 campaign with seven wins and 19 losses.

Carlee Ernst was the service point leader for Litchfield with four while Becky Painter led the team in hitting with nine. Devan Morgan had three assists and Kate Komor was the dig leader with eight.

Litchfield will open the postseason on Monday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m. against the host team at the Hillsboro Regional

October 18 at Carlinville

Litchfield    9    14

Carlinville    25    25

Litchfield Statistics

Service Points: Carlee Ernst 4, Devan Morgan 3, Jordan Morgan 2, Mallory Beechler 2, Emily Senjan 2, Becky Painter 1, Lizzy Luttrell 1; Aces: Carlee Ernst 1, Becky Painter 1; Hits: Becky Painter 9, Jordan Morgan. 6, Emily Senjan 2, Lizzy Luttrell 1; Kills: Grace Thrasher 1, Mallory Beechler 1, Becky Painter 1; Assists: Devan Morgan. 2, Mallory Beechler 2, Becky Painter 1; Digs: Kate Komor 8, Becky Painter 7, Jordan Morgan. 7, Lizzy Luttrell 6, Devan Morgan 4, Carlee Ernst 3.

Carlinville Statistics

Service Aces: DeNeve 3, Welte 2, Egelhoff 2, Bowman 1, Houseman 1, Reels 1; Attacks: Welte 6, Egelhoff 5, Reels 5, Wills 3,DeNeve 3; Digs: Welte 8, Bowman 4, Houseman 4, Reels 3, DeNeve 2,McKee 1.

Records: Litchfield (8-20, 1-8); Carlinville (18-12, 5-4).


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