Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Breaking News


October 21, 2012

Orioles claim sectional

INDIANAPOLIS — The No. 4-ranked Avon volleyball squad knocked off No. 7 Perry Meridian in straight sets (25-21, 25-16, 25-21) on Saturday, claiming its 12th straight sectional title.

“They’re all different,” Avon coach Scott McQueen said. “They’re all different kids, they’re all different groups, even if it’s not a ton of changing. I’m pretty proud of this group’s improvement.”

The 2011 state runner-ups now look to start another streak, consecutive appearances in the state championship game. However, this time around they hope to claim a victory in the final game.

“For us, it’s another step,” McQueen said. “We’re proud, but we know it’s a seven step process and you can’t get to the seventh step without those first three steps. That was our goal this weekend and that’s where we’re at.”

It was truly an all-around effort Saturday night with different girls leading in different categories. That, and Avon’s ability to jump out to early leads, proved too much for Perry Meridian.

“It makes it real hard for teams to stay with us especially when we have more offense in the lineup and when we can handle the ball like we did,” McQueen said.

Beth Prince led the team with 18 kills and Emily Graves followed with seven. Rebekah Strange had 19 digs and Brooke Peters added 13.

“I thought we had a lot of kids really step up,” McQueen said. “Kennedy Wilson played great in the first game for being a freshman out there. Shelby Connors played amazing throughout the match. Obviously, Beth (Prince) had some really good swings and did a nice job, but between those two and Bekah and Brooke passing, I felt overall very well the whole match.”

Connors amassed 11 blocks on the night, followed by Kayla Springer who had five. Rachel Griffin also did her part at the net with 35 assists. That seemed to be the main struggle for Perry Meridian, getting past Avon’s front line.

Text Only
  • HCF 7-23 spt little league pic-1.jpg Bulldog Little Leaguers advance to semis

    PLAINFIELD — Though the Brownsburg Little Leaguers advanced out of pool play in the fourth, and final spot, the Bulldogs drew into undefeated Golfmoor in the Indiana State Little League Tournament to set up a daunting quarterfinals matchup with a No.1-seed.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • AllStars-167.jpg County players shine in South win

    INDIANAPOLIS — Hendricks County players did their share in Friday’s Grange Insurance All-Star Classic at North Central High School, as the South stomped the North, 30-2.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-23 spt brickyard pic-1.jpg Stewart, Gordon ready for Brickyard

    It’s hard to ignore the Hoosier connections going into the Crown Royal presents the John Wayne Walding at the Brickyard powered by BigMachineRecords.com race.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-23 spt lucas oil pic-2.jpg Big two days coming up at LOR

    Lucas Oil Raceway will get a big Indianapolis-area racing weekend off to a flying start with major events on Thursday and Friday.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sports Briefs

    July 22, 2014

  • HCF 7-23 spt nhra pic-1t.jpg Nicoll crash at raceway in 1970 spooks 'The Snake'

    In the Top Fuel final round during the 1970 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Don “The Snake” Prudhomme lined up against Jim “Superman” Nicoll for a much-anticipated battle in the world’s most prestigious drag race.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 7-23 spt colts pic-1.jpg Colts' 'monster' now preparing to 'hunt'

    ANDERSON — There’s a different kind of buzz surrounding the Indianapolis Colts as they prepare to report for training camp today at Anderson University.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brownsburg Little Leaguers advance

    With a victory and some help on Monday, Brownsburg advanced to Tuesday’s quarterfinal round of the District 8 Little League tournament at the Al and Jan Barker Sports Complex.

    July 21, 2014

  • Danville dominates Greencastle, 68-31

    DANVILLE — After dispatching Greencastle Friday night, the Danville boys’ basketball team upped its record to 8-1 on the year.

    January 8, 2014

  • 10101638.jpg Miller signs with Diamondbacks

    It would be difficult to conceive a better six-week stretch for former Avon standout Jared Miller.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
Email News Sign Up
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter

Has the rash of shootings in Indianapolis made you reconsider attending an event or patronizing a business there? Yes, it's out of control No, it's no more dangerous than anywhere else

     View Results
AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read