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By LARRY GOFFINET
CANNELTON—Mikah Hemmings made 12 kills and served four aces as Cannelton defeated Cloverport 25-12, 25-14, 25-13 in volleyball Monday.
Jordyn Vogt and Nicole Harris each also served four aces. Makala Kellems and Star Bernardi each added three kills.
Cannelton led just 13-9 in the first game before Kellems served 11 consecutive points.
Hemmings made two consecutive kills in that streak, one a power hit and one on a softer, well-placed hit, prompting Cloverport to call timeout.
But the timeout did not break the momentum of the Bulldogs or Kellems, as she served seven quick points after it.
Cloverport closed within 15-11 in the second game. Then Hemmings made a kill off a free ball and proceeded to serve the next seven points to put the Bulldogs in control.
Harris served two consecutive aces as the Bulldogs took an early 9-5 lead in the third game.
The Bulldogs improved to 2-7, with both their wins coming over Cloverport.
They went 0-3 in a tourney at Orleans Saturday, losing to Orleans 25-3, 25-12, to Crawford County 25-17, 25-20, and to Salem 25-13, 25-11.
Harris served two aces against Orleans. Hemmings and Bernardi each served four aces against Crawford County.
Hemmings served five aces and made two kills and two blocks against Salem.
Kellems also made two kills and Vogt also made two blocks.