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(Neb.)-Black Hills State Stymies Chadron State

By: Dennis and Kathi Brown Posted at: 10/30/2012 08:51 PM

Black Hills State's Caitlin Templeton and Amy O'Neill combined to have 27 kills and the Yellow Jackets combined to have 14 total blocks in their 21-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-23 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory over Chadron State.

Alex Helmbrecht, Sports Information Director

CHADRON – Black Hills State's Caitlin Templeton and Amy O'Neill combined to have 27 kills and the Yellow Jackets combined to have 14 total blocks in their 21-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-23 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory over Chadron State.
 
With the win, Black Hills improves to 10-16 overall and 4-12 in the conference, while Chadron State falls to 4-21 overall and 2-14 in the RMAC.
 
The Eagles will host the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Friday in another league match. First serve is set for 5 p.m.
 
On Tuesday, Black Hills benefitted from Templeton's and O'Neill's solid play. Templeton had a match-high 15 kills and five blocks, while O'Neill added 12 kills and eight digs.
 
As a team, the Yellow Jackets hit .123 and limited the Eagles to .098. Also providing a spark offensively were Meghan Sipe with eight kills and Kylee Lamb with seven more.
 
Also for the Jackets, Darbi Yost had a match-high 33 set assists and 23 digs.
 
Although the Eagles won the close first set – it featured seven ties and two lead changes – they were unable to get things going in the final three sets after hitting .302 in the opening frame.
 
Jessica Jester paced the offense with 11 kills and Lexi Hoagland added 10 more. Kelcey Christian chipped in nine and Erika Roybal and both Mallory Irvine each had seven.
 
Also for CSC, Justine Ackie had 24 set assists and Alyssa Bauer had 17 more.
 
Kristina Harter had a team-high 22 digs and both Irvine and Jester had five assisted blocks.


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