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Tell City places 2nd in tourney

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EVANSVILLE—Kassidie Hayes made 36 kills as Tell City placed second in Harrison’s four-team, round-robin volleyball tourney Saturday.
Tell City beat Harrison 25-16, 25-18 and Evansville North 25-13, 27-29, 15-10 but lost to Gibson Southern 25-23, 25-22.
Hayes made 12 kills and Logan Flannagan and Emma Kohnert each added five against Harrison.
Hayes also made two blocks, had five assists. Natalie Peter had 14 assists.
Flannagan made 12 digs and Bryant added nine.
Hayes made 11 kills and Flannagan and Kohnert each added eight against Evansville North.
Peter had 12 assists and Hayes 11. Bryant made 26 digs and Hayes added 13.
Hayes served four aces and Derrian Zabel added three.
Hayes made 13 kills and Flannagan nine against Gibson Southern. Hayes made three blocks and Flannagan and Mary Steen each added two.
Peter had 13 assists that match. Bryant made 23 digs and Zabel added 13.
Tell City returned to Evansville to play Bosse Tuesday and lost 25-21, 21-25, 27-25, 25-19.
Kennedy Madison and Yamani Hunter each had 20 kills for Bosse. “They are both going to go (NCAA) Division I,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “They hit hard and they can jump. That’s the best Bosse team we’ve played in a long time.
“But it’s a team we should have beaten. We made some mental mistakes. Our passing was horrible—our setters had to take two or three steps to get to the ball. And we’ve got to be smarter with our setting.
“We also missed some key serves when we got the momentum.”
Flannagan led Tell City with 17 kills. Kassidie Hayes added 14 and Kohnert six.
Hayes had 18 assists and Peter added 16.
Hayes made three blocks (two solos) and Flannagan added two.
Bryant made 15 digs and Hayes and Flannagan each added 14.
Tell City beat Bosse 25-7, 25-19 in the C-team match as Madison Mathena made seven kills and Brenee Leibering added three.
Kaydi Backer served five aces and Natalie Sanders and Emily Hagedorn each added four.
Tell City, 5-3 in varsity matches, will host Heritage Hills Tuesday at 6 p.m.