Posted On: 10/14/20 9:34 PM

Visiting Ballard Memorial managed to shut out longtime rival Graves County 3-0 in a talent-heavy 3rd District volleyball match on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

With the win, Ballard Memorial improved to 21-1 overall and 4-0 in the 3rd District. 

Graves County dropped to 11-9 overall and 2-2 in the 3rd District with the loss. 

Ballard Memorial won 25-14, 25-15, 26-24.

Both Ballard Memorial and Graves County are headed into the postseason. Each team will compete in the 3rd District Volleyball Tournament in less than one week. 

The top performers for Ballard Memorial were Isabella MyersIsabellaMyers5'11" | SBallard Memorial | 2022StateKY (22 kills, 1 block, 10 assists, 11 digs, 1 service ace), Bailey Lee (9 kills, 1 assist, 9 digs, 1 service ace), KyLee Bodell (4 kills, 2 assists, 10 digs), Bryce O’Neil (4 kills, 3 assists, 3 digs), Morgan Blankenship (19 assists, 8 digs, 1 service ace), Alyssa Dome (1 kill, 4 assists, 22 digs, 2 service aces) and Kinley DoublinKinleyDoublinMBBallard Memorial | 2023StateKY (3 blocks, 1 assist, 1 dig).

The top performers for Graves County were Audrey DowdyAudreyDowdySGraves County | 2022StateKY (17 kills, 1 assist, 20 digs, 1 service ace), Molly Miller (1 kill, 1 block, 20 assists, 17 digs, 1 service ace), Isabella MyersIsabellaMyers5'11" | SBallard Memorial | 2022StateKY (22 kills, 1 block, 10 assists, 11 digs, 1 service ace), Bailey Lee (9 kills, 1 assist, 9 digs, 1 service ace), KyLee Bodell (4 kills, 2 assists, 10 digs), Bryce O’Neil (4 kills, 3 assists, 3 digs), Morgan Blankenship (19 assists, 8 digs, 1 service ace), Alyssa Dome (1 kill, 4 assists, 22 digs, 2 service aces) and Kinley DoublinKinleyDoublinMBBallard Memorial | 2023StateKY (3 blocks, 1 assist, 1 dig). The top performers for Graves County were Audrey DowdyAudreyDowdySGraves County | 2022StateKY (17 kills, 1 assist, 20 digs, 1 service ace), Molly Miller (1 kill, 1 block, 20 assists, 17 digs, 1 service ace), Emily OliverEmilyOliverMBGraves County | 2022StateKY (4 kills, 1 block, 2 assists, 10 digs, 1 service ace), Marley Shoulta (3 assists, 19 digs), Taylor Jackson (5 kills, 1 assist, 7 digs), Avery Thompson (2 kills, 1 assist, 5 digs) and Madeline Leonard (1 assist, 7 digs, 1 service ace).  Graves County is the reigning 3rd District champion. In 2019, Graves County blanked Ballard Memorial 3-0 in the 3rd District title match. Graves County and Ballard Memorial were two of the top five teams in the 1st Region during the 2019 high school volleyball season. 

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