Craig Sweeps PM In Pioneer Volleyball Tilt

Jeremy S. Franklin


Thursday, Sept. 19 -- Craig County defeated Parry McCluer High School 3-0 in a Pioneer District volleyball contest in Buena Vista.

Autumn Hutchison tallied a match-high 11 kills as the Rockets (6-3, 4-1 Pioneer) downed the Fighting Blues by a 25-17, 25-13, 25-12 count. Kaylee Stroop amassed 33 assists for Craig, while Nicole Austin tallied 10 kills, Jaci McAlwee notched eight kills and Haleigh Smith totaled seven kills and six service aces.

Haley Coleman served up three aces for the Blues (2-9, 2-2), who had earned their first two wins of the season by sweeping a varsity doubleheader at Highland County on Tuesday. Chloe Persinger tallied three kills for PM, while Jordan Dawson recorded a pair of kills and Kennedi Burton finished with one block and one ace.

PM returns to action at Riverheads on Wednesday, starting with the junior varsity match at 5:30 p.m.

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