Journal Express, Knoxville, IA


October 17, 2013

Trojans set new victory total

The Pleasantville volleyball team competed in the Martensdale-St. Mary’s volleyball tournament Saturday. The Trojans finished the day with three wins and two loses.

PHS 2 Montezuma 1

The Trojans defeated the Montezuma Braves 2-1. Pleasantville took game one 21-17. Montezuma came back to win game two 18-21. The Trojans rallied to win the match by winning the third game 15-13.

Augusta Sinclair led the team with 16 kills, 14 digs, and three blocks. Kennedy Core recorded six kills, 16 digs, and was the leading server going 23-23 from the serve line, with a pair of aces. Alli Friday contributed 23 assists.

PHS 2, Martensdale 1

Pleasantville avenged an early season loss to Martensdale-St. Mary’s by downing the Blue Devils 2-1 at their tournament last weekend. Pleasantville won the first game 21-19. MSTM stormed back to take game two 21-12.

Momentum swung back to the Trojans as they grabbed the third game 15-9.

Sinclair had 13 kills, seven digs, and was 9-9 serving, with four aces. Core chipped in three kills, and 11 digs. She was also 8-10 serving. Friday had 18 assists and was 9-9 from behind the serve line. Konner Heaberlin was credited with three kills and eight digs. Amanda Moore and Samantha Thompson had seven and five digs respectively.

PHS 2, Van Meter 1

Pleasantville fell behind in their match with Van Meter when the Bulldogs took the first game 16-21. The Trojans fought back and won game two 23-21 and game three 15-10.

Sinclair knocked down 13 kills, had six digs, and was 9-10 serving, with three aces. Core added three kills, and eight digs. She was 12-14 from the serve line. Friday had 24 assists. Heaberlin and Bailey Oliva had five and three kills respectively.

PHS 1 Earlham 2

The Trojans fell to Earlham 2-1. Earlham took the first and third games by scores of 21-18 and 15-13. Pleasantville took game two by a score of 23-21.

Sinclair led the way with 13 kills and 12 digs. Core had seven kills and 12 digs. Friday recorded 17 assists.

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