It was a breakout game for sophomore Kaci Papin and the Hillsboro volleyball team on Wednesday, Sept. 25, as they took down a talented Roxana squad in two games.
Papin would lead the team in kills and blocks, reaching double digits in both with 15 kills and ten blocks agains the Shells. The eye-popping stat totals would help the Toppers to a 25-18, 25-15 victory over the visitors from Roxana.
Hillsboro’s service game was on point too, with Chloe Beck and Haley Major leading the way. Beck had a team-best 12 points, while Major had nine points and four aces.
In addition to Papin’s 15 kills, Hillsboro also got five kills from Kayli Ward and two from Emily Reynolds. Jordan Jacobs paced the team in assists with 12, while Reagan DeVashier added five.
Defensively, Ally Devore led the team with 11 digs, while Reynolds added five and Major chipped in four. Major also had two blocks in the win, which brought Hillsboro’s conference mark to 2-1 on the season.
Hillsboro will take on Nokomis on Monday, Sept. 30, in Redskin Territory, followed by games at the Morrisonville Tournament on Wednesday against Morrisonville, Edinburg and Bunker Hill. The Toppers close out pool play on Saturday against Mulberry Grove, followed by crossover play with the two pools.
September 25 at Hillsboro
Roxana 18 15
Hillsboro 25 25
Service Points: Chloe Beck 12, Haley Major 9, Kayli Ward 3, Ally Devore 1, Reagan DeVaisher 1, Emily Reynolds 1. Aces: Haley Major 4, Reagan DeVaisher 1. Kills: Kaci Papin 15, Kayli Ward 5. Emily Reynolds 2. Assists: Jordan Jacobs 12, Reagan DeVaisher 5, Emily Reynolds 1, Chloe Beck 1, Haley Major 1. Digs: Ally Devore 11, Emily Reynolds 5, Haley Major 4, Jordan Jacobs 2, Chloe Beck 2, Kayli Ward 2, Maria Hernandez 2, Reagan DeVaisher 1. Blocks: Kaci Papin 10, Haley Major 2, Paige Roemelin 1, Emma Miller 1.
Record: Hillsboro (6-7, 2-1).
33rd Annual Morrisonville
October 2 - Red Pool
5 p.m. - Hillsboro vs. Morrisonville
6 p.m. - Edinburg vs. Mulberry Grove
6 p.m. - Morrisonville vs. Bunker Hill
7 p.m. - Hillsboro vs. Edinburg
7 p.m. - Bunker Hill vs. Mulberry Grove
8 p.m. - Mulberry Grove vs. Morrisonville
8 p.m. - Bunker Hill vs. Hillsboro
October 4 - Gray Pool
5 p.m. - Lovejoy vs. Roxana
6 p.m. - Taylorville JV vs. Greenview
6 p.m. - Lincolnwood vs. Roxana
7 p.m. - Roxana vs. Greenview
7 p.m. - Lovejoy vs. Lincolnwood
8 p.m. - Greenview vs. Lincolnwood
8 p.m. - Taylorville JV vs. Lovejoy
October 5 - Pool Play
9 a.m. - Lincolnwood vs. Taylorville JV
9 a.m. - Edinburg vs. Morrisonville
10 a.m. - Mulberry Grove vs. Hillsboro
10 a.m. - Lovejoy vs. Greenview
11 a.m. - Edinburg vs. Bunker Hill
11 a.m. - Roxana vs. Taylorville JV
October 5 - Final Round
12:30 p.m. - #5 Red vs. #5 Gray
12:30 p.m. - #3 Red vs. #3 Gray
1:30 p.m. - #4 Red vs. #4 Gray
1:30 p.m. - #2 Red vs. #2 Gray
2:30 p.m. - #1 Red vs. #1 Gray