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Keystone takes 3-1 district win over Bradford

Keerston Skinner led the Indians with nine kills.

Keerston Skinner led the Indians with nine kills.


BY CLIFF SMELLEY

Regional News/Sports Editor

Keystone Heights scored six straight points with Bailey Zinkel serving to close out a 3-1 (25-3, 25-15, 25-27, 25- 16) win over visiting Bradford in a District 5-4A volleyball match on Sept. 26.

Hanna Crane had 24 assists and eight service aces as the Indians improved to 3-2 in District 5. Keystone also got nine kills and seven aces from Keerston Skinner and seven kills and two blocks from Alexa Born. Caiylen Gonzales had 12 digs.

The Tornadoes, who fell to 2-4 in District 5, got eight kills, four blocks and three aces from Nyasia Davis. Lainie Rodgers added five kills and four aces.

Caiylen Gonzales gets one of her 12 digs for Keystone as Keerston Skinner looks on.

Caiylen Gonzales gets one of her 12 digs for Keystone as Keerston Skinner looks on.


Bradford’s Jaci Atkinson receives a serve as teammate Lainie Rodgers looks on.

Bradford’s Jaci Atkinson receives a serve as teammate Lainie Rodgers looks on.

Bradford’s Lainie Rodgers serves.

Bradford’s Lainie Rodgers serves.

Keystone’s Shelby Skelly (right) sends the ball over the net as Bradford’s Jordan Davis attempts to make a block.

Keystone’s Shelby Skelly (right) sends the ball over the net as Bradford’s Jordan Davis attempts to make a block.

Bailey Zinkel receives a serve for Keystone.

Bailey Zinkel receives a serve for Keystone.

Bradford’s Jordan Davis (far left) receives a short serve as (l-r) Lainie Rodgers and Kia Lane look on.

Bradford’s Jordan Davis (far left) receives a short serve as (l-r) Lainie Rodgers and Kia Lane look on.

Bradford’s Nyasia Davis (left) sends the ball over the net as Keystone’s Alexa Born prepares to make a play at the net.

Bradford’s Nyasia Davis (left) sends the ball over the net as Keystone’s Alexa Born prepares to make a play at the net.

Bradford’s Kia Lane (background) watches Lainie Rodgers make a play.

Bradford’s Kia Lane (background) watches Lainie Rodgers make a play.

Taylor Cruce spikes the ball for the Tornadoes.

Taylor Cruce spikes the ball for the Tornadoes.

Keerston Skinner serves for Keystone.

Keerston Skinner serves for Keystone.

Keystone’s Caiylen Gonzales serves.

Keystone’s Caiylen Gonzales serves.

Bradford players Taylor Cruce (foreground) and Kia Lane attempt to keep play alive.

Bradford players Taylor Cruce (foreground) and Kia Lane attempt to keep play alive.

Keystone’s Caiylen Gonzales receives a serve as Bailey Zinkel looks on.

Keystone’s Caiylen Gonzales receives a serve as Bailey Zinkel looks on.

Alexa Born keeps a ball in play for Keystone.

Alexa Born keeps a ball in play for Keystone.

Mackenzie Gault receives a serve for the Tornadoes as Karen Clark looks on.

Mackenzie Gault receives a serve for the Tornadoes as Karen Clark looks on.

Keystone’s Hanna Crane sets the ball.

Keystone’s Hanna Crane sets the ball.

Lainie Rodgers spikes the ball for the Tornadoes. Tiana Sheffield is also pictured.

Lainie Rodgers spikes the ball for the Tornadoes. Tiana Sheffield is also pictured.

Bradford’s Lainie Rodgers serves.

Bradford’s Lainie Rodgers serves.

Bradford’s Jaci Atkinson (background) watches Jordan Davis make a play.

Bradford’s Jaci Atkinson (background) watches Jordan Davis make a play.

Karen Clark gets low for a dig for Bradford.

Karen Clark gets low for a dig for Bradford.

Keerston Skinner (far right) spikes the ball as teammates (l-r) Shelby Skelly and Hanna Crane look on.

Keerston Skinner (far right) spikes the ball as teammates (l-r) Shelby Skelly and Hanna Crane look on.

Keystone’s Shelby Skelly (right) sends the ball over the net as Bradford’s Jordan Davis attempts to make a block.

Keystone’s Shelby Skelly (right) sends the ball over the net as Bradford’s Jordan Davis attempts to make a block.

Keerston Skinner led the Indians with nine kills.

Keerston Skinner led the Indians with nine kills.

Morgan Gibbs goes up for the attack for Keystone.

Morgan Gibbs goes up for the attack for Keystone.

Bradford’s Kia Lane (background) watches Lainie Rodgers make a play.

Bradford’s Kia Lane (background) watches Lainie Rodgers make a play.

Hanna Crane serves for Keystone.

Hanna Crane serves for Keystone.

Lainie Rodgers prepares to serve for the Tornadoes.

Lainie Rodgers prepares to serve for the Tornadoes.

The Indians’ Kristen Wood prepares to serve.

The Indians’ Kristen Wood prepares to serve.

Hanna Crane makes a play in the back row for the Indians.

Hanna Crane makes a play in the back row for the Indians.

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