Lady Bobcat Holly Berry connects with the ball during Walnut Ridge’s five-set loss to Palestine-Wheatley on Oct. 12.

The Walnut Ridge senior high volleyball team concluded the 2020 regular season by sweeping a doubleheader from Cave City on Oct. 13. The Lady Bobcats won the first match, 25-15, 25-20, 25-23 and took the nightcap 25-12, 25-21, 25-7.

Cumulative stats for the matches included:

Chloe Bounds had 17 kills and 19 digs. Chloe Davis recorded 20 kills, 16 assists and four aces. Gracey Collins had 16 kills and nine blocks. Marguerite Gill finished with eight kills, 16 digs and five blocks. Emma Richey contributed 40 assists, and Kinley Davis added 15 assists. Holly Berry had 42 digs, and Alexis Dalton had 38 digs.

Walnut Ridge won a junior B match 25-16.


Walnut Ridge dropped a five-set match to the Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots on Oct. 12 at Sharum Gymnasium. The Lady Cats dropped the first two sets, 24-26, 23-25, before fighting back to win the next two, 25-23, 25-16. Palestine-Wheatley won the decisive fifth set, 15-13.

For Walnut Ridge, Bounds had 13 kills, while Gill had seven kills and a block. Richey added seven assists, and Kinley Davis had five assists. Berry had three aces and 32 digs, and Dalton had 11 digs. Collins had four aces and three blocks, and Chloe Davis served three aces.

Walnut Ridge won a senior B match 25-8, while Palestine-Wheatley won a junior B match 25-22.

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