The Caps downed visiting Athens Drive 25-16, 25-15, 25-11 on Wednesday night. Kalee Vanderhorst (17 kills, .353) and Katja Ehlers (16 kills, .382) spearheaded the Broughton offense. Kati Smith tallied 36 assists, 4 aces and 6 digs and Tiana Butler collected 4 kills (.429), 8 digs and 4 aces. Alden Willis added 3 aces and 6 digs and Holli Smith chipped in 4 digs. Grace Youngblood (.286) and Rachel Byrd (.667) each recorded 2 kills.
The Capitals hammered out a season-high 14 service aces in Wednesday night's win. Broughton continued their streak of hitting .300 or better by posting a .333 hitting percentage last night (42 kills, 11 errors, 93 attempts). The Caps hit a season-high .429 in a 3-1 win over Providence in Charlotte this past Saturday.
Broughton travels to Panther Creek on Monday (8/31) before beginning Cap-8 play next Thursday (9/3) in a home match against Wakefield.
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