Bellefontaine hosts Indian Lake for a school-day match


Bellefontaine and Indian Lake made history Friday as the two volleyball teams played for the first time during the school day.

Bellefontaine Athletic Director Matt Comstock worked with Indian Lake Athletic Director Jeff Courter to tweak the schedule for a school-day match.

Comstock said he wanted to give both programs more exposure in front of a large crowd.

Indian Lake won the match in a 5-set thriller 25-15, 21-25, 18-25, 25-16, 15-8.

Ally Kinney was 14/15 serving, 2 ace serves, 32/35 hitting, 17 kills, 6 digs & 2 block assists; Halle Roby was 30/30 serving, 27/ 29 hitting, 8 kills, 11 digs & 41 assists; Madison Brentliger was 19/20 serving, 32/35 hitting, 10 kills & had 10 digs; Stephanie Altstaetter was 44/48 hitting, 17 kills, 9 digs & 20 assists; Devin Rice had 12 kills & 2 solo blocks; Katie Roby was 12/12 serving, 33/33 serve receive & had 49 digs; Meg Kimbler was 11/11 serve receive & had 5 digs; Paige Mefford was 12/14 serve receive with 3 digs.

Indian Lake broke 2 team records & 1 individual record.

The team broke the team kills record. The previous record was from 2006 & was a total of 61. The team had 68 kills Friday.

The team also broke the assists record. The previous record from 2006 was 54 assists. The team recorded 64 assists Friday.

Katie Roby broke the individual digs record for a single match. The previous record of 39 digs was held by Sydney Miller in 2013. Katie recorded 49 digs in today’s match.

The Chiefs were led by senior Latoya Rogan who tied a career-high with 39 digs.  Olivia Ullom was 15/15 serving with 4 blocks and 8 kills.  Kelsie Snapp had 14 kills and 20 digs.  Taylor Banta was 15/15 serving with 15 kills.  Madi Zedeker had 21 assissts and 15 digs.  Lily Palmer chipped in with 19 assists.  Reagan Standley had 9 digs.

Indian Lake is now 10-6 on the season.