Wood earns medalist honors
by Staff Reports
Wood was the medalist in the tournament. Watauga also got a 43 from Mary Seramur, which put her in a tie for fourth overall.
Watauga also got a 51 from Heather Ostwalt, a 54 from Victoria Stapleton and a 61 from Victoria Shukis.
Both Watauga and South Caldwell finished with an overall score of 131. Hickory was third with a 146, followed by Freedom with a 149, Patton with a 165 and Fred T. Foard with a 172.
MORGANTON -- Patton beat visiting Watauga 3-1 in varsity volleyball Wednesday.
Watauga won the first game 25-20, but lost the next three games 27-25, 25-23, 25-20.
The loss ended a three-game Watauga winning streak. Watauga got 13 kills from Meredith Farthing and 12 kills from Rebecca Hayes. She also had six serving aces and four blocks defensively.
Sarah Combs dished out 18 assists, while Savannah Rushing had 16 assists. Defensively, Kiersten McClannon had 19 digs defensively to go with six kills. Abby Hicks added 10 digs and four aces, while MacKenzie Presnell had 11 digs for the Pioneers.
Watauga's junior varsity team beat Patton 25-15, 25-8. Tayler McCune had seven kills and four digs, while Olivia Williamson had four kills and a block. Savannah Rusher finished with 11 assists and eight aces and Hannah Townsend finished with four digs.
Watauga cruised to an 8-1 victory over Patton Wednesday.
The Pioneers won five out of their six singles matches in straight sets. Meghan Smith beat Sarah Crisp 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, while Nicole Fox beat Sallie McCurry 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3. Kelsi Kanoy beat Sana Mohiuddin 6-0, 6-2 at No. 4 singles and Liz Clark beat Callie Carswell 6-1, 6-0.
Annika Savidson beat Kara Towery 6-0, 6-1.
Meredith Smith teamed with Fox to beat Taylor Fredrickson and McCurry 8-1 in No. 1 doubles. Meghan Smith and Kanoy beat Crisp and Mohiuddin 8-0 at No. 2 doubles. Clark and Davidson beat Carswell and Towery 8-2 at No. 3 doubles.
Watauga 8, Patton 1
Taylor Fredrickson (P) d. Meredith Smith, 6-4, 7-5
Meghan Smith (W) d. Sarah Crisp, 6-0, 6-0
Nicole Fox (W) d. Sallie McCurry, 6-1 6-0
Kelsi Kanoy (W) d. Sana Mohiuddin, 6-0, 6-2
Liz Clark (W) d. Callie Carswell, 6-1, 6-0
Annika Davidson (W) d. Kara Towery, 6-0, 6-1
Meredith Smith/Fox (W) d. Fredrickson/McCurry, 8-1
Meghan Smith/Kanoy (W) d. Crisp/Mohiuddin, 8-0
Clark/Davidson (W) d. Carswell/Towery, 8-2