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Knoxville's Charlie Hoffman (21) celebrates in a match against Oskaloosa.

CHARITON — In the second half of a conference back-to-back, Knoxville left little doubt on how locked in they are right now they rolled to a 3-0 (25-14, 25-12, 25-13) sweep of Chariton on Tuesday.

Knoxville did significant damage with their serves. Not only did they have a 91.9% serve efficiency, they tallied 19 aces on the night with Tara Uitermarkt leading the way with six to go along with four kills, one block and two digs.

Brittany Bacorn had a team-high seven kills with seven digs and four aces. Maggie Wilkins had a team-high 12 digs with two aces while Marley McKay equal saw success in both areas with 11 digs and three aces.

The Panthers controlled play all night, generating 66 kill attempts compared to Chariton’s 18 attempts.

The Panthers improve to 2-0 in conference play and extend their winning streak to seven games.

Knoxville (7-1) enters an odd break in their schedule as they will have two weeks between games as they will travel to Davis County (1-5) on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.

Colin Peters can be reached at 641-672-2581, by email at or on Twitter @ColinPetersOH.

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