Bobcats Volleyball Wraps Up Undefeated 2022 KSAC Slate, Conference Champions For Fifth Straight Season

Above Image By Stacey Ochs – Clarion Bobcats 2022 KSAC Volleyball Champions: Front Row (L-R) Taylor Altson, Kelsey Best, Bri Pierce, Grace Ochs, Aryana Girvan. Middle Row (L-R) Natalie Durish, Sophie Babington, Hadlee Campbell, Rhiannon Copenhaver, Anna O’Toole, Coach Sam Beichner. Back Row (L-R) Coach Shari Campbell, Lauren Brinkley, Marley Kline, Adia Needham, Alivia Diehl, Ali Burford, Coach Tracy Durish.

The Clarion Area Bobcats Volleyball Team downed the homestanding Clarion-Limestone Lions in straight sets (25-12, 25-22, 25-16), on Thursday (October 20th). With the win, the Cats concluded their Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference (KSAC) slate undefeated, at 10-0. The Bobcats have now won five straight KSAC Titles and 11 of the last 13.

For the Bobcats:

Bri Pierce had 11 points (3 aces), 11 digs and a pair of assists. Hadlee Campbell scored 9 points (1 ace), to go along with 10 kills and eight digs. Taylor Alston registered 6 points (2 aces), 4 kills and eight digs. Adia Needham contributed 6 points (1 ace), 4 kills and 5 digs.

Aryana Girvan recorded 4 points (2 aces), 15 kills and eleven digs. Grace Ochs added 4 points (1 ace), 36 assists and ten digs.

Marley Kline had five kills. Sophie Babington contributed with an ace.

The Clarion Junior Varsity also won in straight sets (25-19, 25-19).

For Clarion:

Lauren Brinkley had 8 points (1 ace) and four kills. Alicyn Burford scored 6 points (2 aces) and had a hill. Kelsey Best had 4 points (1 ace) and two digs. Anna O’Toole registered 3 points (1 ace), 4 kills and five digs.

Rhiannon Copenhaver delivered on 16 assists, 2 points (1 ace) and five digs. Natalie Durish added 6 kills, 2 points (1 ace) and six digs. Alivia Diehl registered three kills.

The Bobcats will host the Clarion Tournament on tomorrow (Saturday, October 22nd) as they await the District Nine playoffs.

(Congratulations on another KSAC Volleyball Championship, Bobcats!!!! Thanks to Stacey Ochs for her photo!!)