Red Hawks win 22nd in past 24, improve to 26-8

Red Hawks win 22nd in past 24, improve to 26-8

The 16th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team defeated Lenoir Community and Fayetteville Tech on Saturday, winning for the 22nd time in 24 matches.

The Red Hawks improve to 26-8 overall and 12-0 in Region X play.

No. 16 Catawba Valley 3, Lenoir 1

Meredith Patterson tallied 10 kills, leading the Red Hawks to a four-set conference victory against the Lancers in Kinston on Saturday morning.

Set scores were 25-8, 24-26, 25-10 and 25-14.

Catawba Valley tallied 30 blocks (23 assisted) during the match, including a team-high eight from Sage Harrington (three solo, five assists) and five each from Emma Clark (two solo, three assists) and Kelsea DeJarnette (one solo, four assists).

Defensively, Emily Williams and Macy Pope both etched 17 digs apiece. Paige Sizemore (12 digs) and Bre Myers (10 digs) also reached double digits in digs in the contest.

Emilee Webber made 14 assists to lead CVCC and Pope added 13 assists in the match.

No. 16 Catawba Valley 3, Fayetteville Tech 0

The Red Hawks improved to 12-0 in conference play with a straight sets road victory against the Trojans in Fayetteville on Saturday afternoon.

Set scores were 25-11, 25-22 and 25-20.

Emma Clark paced CVCC with eight kills and six blocks (one solo, five assists).

Meredith Patterson (six kills), Siena Naotala (five kills, five blocks) and Sage Harrington (four kills, four blocks) also helped lead the charge on offense in CVCC win.

Defensively, Macy Pope had a team-high 10 digs, while Madi Bolch and Emily Williams recorded nine digs.

At the net, Emilee Webber made 15 assists and Pope added 12 assists.

The CVCC volleyball team returns to the court on Tuesday for its annual "Sophomore Night." The Red Hawks host Richard Bland at the Tarlton Complex at 6 p.m.