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Alderson-Broaddus downs Davis & Elkins; Wesleyan falters

October 25, 2012
By Andrew Davis Staff Writer and By Jesse Skiles Sports Correspondent , The Inter-Mountain

PHILIPPI - Alderson-Broaddus defeated Davis & Elkins 3-0 Wednesday in West Virginia Conference action at Rex Pyles Arena.

The Lady Battlers (14-14) won the match in three sets, 25-16, 25-14 and 25-22.

Ashley MacDonald had 22 attacks and three ace serves, while Caitlin Cain chipped in with 20 attacks and four digs for Alderson-Broaddus.

Jillian Brown had seven digs and two ace serves for the Lady Battlers.

Heather Zapf had 25 attacks and 13 kills, while Nicole Miller had 19 attacks for the Lady Senators (4-16).

Alderson-Broaddus will host Fairmont State for a 7 p.m. WVIAC matchup on Friday.

D&E?will visit Millersville (Pa.) Sunday at 2 p.m.

WV State 3, Wesleyan 0

Institute -West Virginia Wesleyan lost its second consecutive league road game Wednesday night, falling to West Virginia State in straight sets at Fleming Hall.

The loss drops the Lady Bobcats to an even .500 record in the WVIAC.

After dropping a straight set match at Seton Hill on Tuesday night, coach Jackie Murphy's squad was hoping for a strong start on Wednesday.

After battling the Lady Yellow Jackets close in game one, it was State that prevailed in tight fashion, 25-23.

Utilizing that momentum, the Lady Yellow Jackets were more dominant in sets two and three, winning by margins of 25-16 and 25-15.

The upset victory for West Virginia State tightens up the middle of the pack in the league standings.

Playing without star libero Renata Comparini, Wesleyan again struggled on the stat sheet and committed 11 service errors.

Camblin Leonard led at the net with seven kills, while Erin Bond and Sarah Crowder added five apiece.

Setter Casey Pattyn recorded 12 assists and Meaghan Malloy led the defense with 11 digs. Mikaela Hutchinson added seven.

Wesleyan falls to 9-16 overall and 5-5 in the WVIAC, while State improves to 6-15 and 5-5.

The Lady Bobcats remain in the eighth spot in the WVIAC, while State moves up to ninth.

Wesleyan will entertain Shepherd on Nov. 2.



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