READY OR NOT. Riverton Parke’s Taylor Howard serves up the ball during the Banks of the Wabash Tourney on Saturday. (photo submitted)
The Riverton Parke volleyball team defeated North Vermillion in semi-final action but lost to Parke Heritage in the championship match of State Farm’s Banks of the Wabash volleyball tournament Saturday, September 29 at South Vermillion High School.
Riverton Parke beat North Vermillion 25-22 and 25-10 in its opening match of the day to advance to the championship.
In that match, Parke Heritage beat the Lady Panthers 25-18 and 25-18.
South Vermillion defeated North Vermillion in the tournament’s consolation match.
Parke Heritage statistics for the day are as follows: Emma White, eight aces, five kills and 11 digs; Emma Tinkle, three aces, six kills and 11 digs; Faith Crouch, one kill; Morgen Tinkle, one kill, 48 assists and 10 digs; Jillian Gregg, 17 kills, two assists and 11 digs; Emily Gill, four kills and one dig; Becca Snodgrass, one kill; Atlantis Clendenin, six aces, 26 kills and 14 digs; and Abby Stowe, seven aces, 32 kills, 26 assists and 37 digs.
Throughout the tournament, the Lady Panthers accrued: Mackenzie Schermann, five points, 23 digs and three kills; Katrina Cruser, two points, 10 digs and 23 kills; Amber Cruser, 10 points, three aces, 12 digs and nine kills; Camryn Clapp, six points, eight digs, three kills and 33 assists; Lindsey Sowers, four kills; Kirby Martin, three kills and two blocks; Taylor Howard, nine points, three aces and nine digs; Britany App, 10 points, two aces and three digs; and Robin Mathas, seven points and two aces.
The RP junior varsity team also defeated North Vermillion and lost to Parke Heritage in the championship match.
Riverton Parke (18-8) was set to play at Covington Monday, October 1, losing to their foes from the north, with game scores of 25-18, 25-13 and 25-22; Parke Heritage (18-7) was scheduled to host South Putnam the same day, defeating the Eagles by game scores of 25-9, 25-3 and 25-21.