JV Lady Bulldogs claim EIAC tourney
Batesville’s junior varsity volleyball program put together one final highlight of the year last week after winning the EIAC JV Tournament Championship at South Dearborn.
The Lady Bulldogs went 3-0 in the tournament to claim the title including a lopsided 2-0 win over Greensburg in the championship tilt. Batesville won the match by 25-20 and 25-11 scores.
Batesville opened with a 2-0 win against South Dearborn by scores of 25-16 and 25-10 and then was a 2-0 winner over Rushville in the semifinal round by scores of 25-18 and 25-15. Several individuals aided the Lady Bulldogs along the way en route to the championship.
Molly Meer was a perfect 40-for-40 serving with four aces during the day while Anya Richey was 33-of-34 with four aces. Annie Negovetich was a perfect 12-for-12 serving and put two aces over the net. Grace Walters had a team-high 19 kills, Addison Luers had 10 kills and Sarah Bedel recorded eight kills. Lydia Haskamp added six kills to the cause.
Negovetich and Walsman were credited with a team-leading defensive effort in the three matches.