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VARSITY VOLLEYBALL

Jefferson Davis 3

Clarendon Hall 2

BLACKVILLE - Jefferson Davis took a 3-2 home win against Clarendon Hall on Tuesday, with set scores of 17-25, 25-23, 23-25, 25-19 and 17-15.

In the loss, the Lady Saints were led by Madison Kidd with 24 service points. Brynne Baxley had 23 points and Mallory McIntosh had 19 points with 4 aces. Clarendon Hall is now 4-4, with a 2-3 region record.

JV VOLLEYBALL

Clarendon Hall 2

Jefferson Davis 0

BLACKVILLE - Clarendon Hall took a 2-0 win at Jefferson Davis on Tuesday, with set scores of 25-15 and 25-14.

The Lady Saints were led by Amberly Way with 19 service points. Aubrey Edward and Hadleigh McIntsoh each had 8 service points, while Maleigh Cline added 7 points.

The JV Saints are now 8-0 on the season.

B-TEAM VOLLEYBALL

Orangeburg Prep 

sweeps tri-match

The Orangeburg Prep B-Team volleyball team hosted a tri-match Wednesday with Timmerman School and Wilson Hall.

The Lady Indians won both of their contests.

OPS defeated Timmerman 2-1, with set scores of 22-25, 25-22, and 25-15.

Leading the way was Elizabeth Williams with 12 service points, 6 aces, and 2 digs, Harper Sanders with 8 service points, 1 ace, and 1 assist, and Avery Tucker with 6 service points and 2 aces. Skylar Stillinger added 4 kills and Kelcey Lake contributed 3 kills.

OPS defeated Wilson Hall 2-0, with set scores of 25-9 and 25-8.

Leading the way for the Lady Indians was Skylar Stillinger with 7 service points and 1 ace, Abby Lyn Pantaleon with 6 service points and 6 aces, and Blakely Valentine and Rebecca Ann Fairey both with 5 service points and 2 aces.

Orangeburg Prep will travel to take on Elloree Middle School on Monday.

COLLEGE SPORTS

Claflin volleyball

in SIAC Crossover

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Claflin University volleyball team will take part in the annual Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Crossover this weekend in Birmingham, Ala.

During the three-day tournament, Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 21-23, the Lady Panthers will face the seven teams from the West Division of the conference.  This will be the conference opener for Claflin.

Claflin opens play with three games on Thursday, taking on Central State at 8 a.m. followed by Tuskegee at 12 noon and Kentucky State to close out the day at 4 p.m.

On Friday, the Lady Panthers will battle Spring Hill College at 8 a.m., Miles College at 10 a.m., and LeMoyne-Owen at 6 p.m.

Claflin will play its final match of the crossover on Saturday against Lane College at noon.

All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

The Lady Panthers has enjoyed success in the conference event, compiling an impressive 28-6 record over the last five years. Last season, Claflin won six-of-seven matches falling only to Spring Hill College.

The Lady Panthers are 0-3 this season, having lost to Shaw University in the season-opener and North Greenville and USC-Aiken in their second and third games, respectively.

Jordan Wallace is leading the attack for Claflin. Wallace has put down 16 kills (1.78 k/s) for 18.5 points over the three games.

Diara Lewis follows closely behind with 15 kills (1.67 k/s) for 17 points while Chania Rispress has put up 41 set assists over three games.

The Lady Panthers has three players with double-digit kills on the season.  Kiana Ware has 15, Alycia Perez-Johnson has 14 and Rispress has picked up 13 digs.

After the Crossover the Lady Panthers will make their home debut on Wednesday, Sept. 27 when they host North Greenville at Tullis Arena inside of the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Physical Education Center on the campus of Claflin University.

Admission to all Claflin women's volleyball games are free and open to the public.

Claflin cross country

teams travel to

Coastal Carolina

The Claflin University cross country teams will travel to Conway on Thursday, Sept. 21, to participate in the Fleet Feet CCU Invitational, which was postponed earlier this month due to the impact of Hurricane Irma.

Festivities surrounding the meet will begin at 4 p.m. with the women’s race starting at 5:45 p.m. The men’s race will follow at approximately 6:15 pm.

The meet will be held at the CCU Intramural Fields, between the CCU Stevens Tennis Complex and the CCU Beach Volleyball Courts. Spectators should park behind the CCU Science Center (off Allied Drive).

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