Riverside’s Davis earns all-league honors in NWCC; Indian Lake’s Grider and Miller both make MRD first team


Riverside’s Davis earns all-league honors in NWCC; Indian Lake’s Grider and Miller both make MRD first team

By Tom Stephens - For Civitas Media



Riverside sophomore Marissa Davis (27) was named as a first-teamer on the NWCC’s all-league team this season. Davis recorded 339 kills and 320 digs during the 2015 campaign.

Riverside sophomore Marissa Davis (27) was named as a first-teamer on the NWCC’s all-league team this season. Davis recorded 339 kills and 320 digs during the 2015 campaign.


Michele Grider (3) and Sammi Miller (11) were both named to the all-Mad River Division first team in volleyball for Indian Lake this season.


Both Indian Lake and Riverside saw their respective volleyball seasons come to an end in the OHSAA tournament, this after both the Lakers (Div III) and the Pirates (Div IV) won their tourney openers.

Top-seeded Anna breezes past Indian Lake

BROOKVILLE – After a convincing win straight-set over Bethel its Div. III district tourney opener at Brookville High School Oct. 17, Indian Lake ran into the top-seeded Anna Rockets Oct. 20, who dismissed the Lakers in three sets, 25-13, 25-18, 25-11. Anna went on to win its next match and will face Roger Bacon in the district finals.

The Lakers closed their season at 6-17, but despite their losing record, managed to put two players on the Mad River Division first team, senior hitter Michele Grider and junior setter Sammi Miller. Katelyn Hogan earned a special mention and Hannah Kilgore was awarded the Sportsmanship Award.

Redskins dispatch Pirates

TIPP CITY – Riverside had no answer for the Ft. Loramie front-line hitters as the Redskins blew past the Pirates in three sets, 25-9, 25-13, 25-21, in the Div. IV district semis at Tippecanoe High School Oct. 24.

The Pirates won their district opener against Twin Valley South on Oct. 22 in straight sets to earn the right to play Ft. Loramie in the district semis.

The Pirates close out the season with a 15-9 overall record and a 5-2 mark in North West Central Conference.

Sophomore outside hitter Marissa Davis earned a spot on the all-NWCC first team, notching 339 kills with a .321 hitting average and 320 digs over the course of the season for head coach Liz Kerr. Senior Lauryn Davis earned as spot on the second team, while senior Aubrey Stephens and junior Helena Faulder received honorable mention nods.

Riverside sophomore Marissa Davis (27) was named as a first-teamer on the NWCC’s all-league team this season. Davis recorded 339 kills and 320 digs during the 2015 campaign.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2015/10/web1_DSC_0092.jpgRiverside sophomore Marissa Davis (27) was named as a first-teamer on the NWCC’s all-league team this season. Davis recorded 339 kills and 320 digs during the 2015 campaign.

Michele Grider (3) and Sammi Miller (11) were both named to the all-Mad River Division first team in volleyball for Indian Lake this season.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2015/10/web1_DSC_0121.jpgMichele Grider (3) and Sammi Miller (11) were both named to the all-Mad River Division first team in volleyball for Indian Lake this season.
Riverside’s Davis earns all-league honors in NWCC; Indian Lake’s Grider and Miller both make MRD first team

By Tom Stephens

For Civitas Media

Tom Stephens is a regular contributor to this newspaper.

Tom Stephens is a regular contributor to this newspaper.