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Harlan At Kuemper
25-11, 21-25, 16-25, 25-20, 15-10
After these two teams battled to a tight 3 set match at Rockwell City on Saturday you had to expect another thriller at Kuemper on Tuesday night. Fans were not disappointed. The Knights looked in good shape early taking a one set lead but Harlan rallied to take the next two and had Kuemper in some trouble after a 9 point loss in set 3. The Cyclones appeared to have the momentum on their side. The Knights dug deep and forced a 5th and decisive set. Kuemper took control of the 4th and 5th set with their serve. They would go on to win improving to 9-5 on the season. The Knights face another big challenge on Thursday at St Albert.
Several players stepped up with huge numbers in the match. Ashlyn Badding had 41 assists, 15 digs and 4 aces. Kenya Prescott made 39 digs. Kamryn Venner finished with 14 kills and 12 digs. Kenzie Schon had 9 kills, 17 Digs, Sophie Badding 15 kills, 9 blocks and Avarie Pedelty added 15 digs.
Kenya Prescott 4 Assists, 39 Digs, 2 Aces
Ashlyn Badding 1 Kill, 41 Assists, 15 Digs, 4 Aces
Kamryn Venner 14 Kills, 12 Digs, 2 Blocks, 2 Aces
Macy Snyder 3 Digs, 2 Aces
Frannie Glynn 5 Kills, 5 Digs
Kenzie Schon 9 Kills, 17 Digs, Ace
Kaci Peter 1 Block
Sophie Badding 15 Kills, 3 Digs, 9 Blocks
Avarie Pedelty 15 Digs, Ace
Julia Mikkelsen 4 Kills, 2 Digs, Block
West Harrison At Paton Churdan
Paton Churdan 3
West Harrison 1
25-27, 25-20, 25-11, 25-18
Paton Churdan came within a couple of points of picking up a sweep on Tuesday as they improved to 3-1 on the season. They have won three straight matches since dropping their season opener. Serving and back row play continue to be strengths early in the season and Danielle Hoyle is getting plenty of opportunities to make her presence known. The Rockets combined for 15 aces with 5 players having at least 2 and had 4 players in double digits in digs with a team total of 73. Paton Churdan will face another test on Thursday as they travel to Coon Rapids Bayard. The match will be broadcast on 93.7 KKRL.
Danielle Hoyle led the Rocket attack with 23 kills, 15 digs and 2 aces. Carmyn Paup has put together three straight strong performances with 7 kills, 11 digs and 3 aces. Tessa Steimel added 17 digs and 4 aces while Karissa Stephenson finished with 12 digs and 4 aces. Chloe Berns had 30 assists and 7 digs.
Paton Churdan Stats- Unofficial
Bailey Anderson 1 Kill, 6 Digs
Chloe Berns 3 Kills, 7 Digs, 2 Aces
Hannah Bundt 5 Digs
Danielle Hoyle 23 Kills, 15 Digs, 2 Blocks, 2 Aces
Carmyn Paup 7 Kills, 11 Digs, 3 Aces
Tessa Steimel 3 Kills, 17 Digs, 4 Aces
Karissa Stephenson 4 Kills, 12 Digs, 4 Aces
IKM-Manning At Tri Center
Tri Center 3
25-12, 25-15, 25-14
The Wolves struggled on Tuesday night as they fell to 1-5. They will host Underwood on Thursday.
Bre Muhlbauer paced the Wolves at the net with 4 kills, Sierra Ferry added 3 and Neveah Boland and Biance Cadwell each had 2 kills. Amber Halbur ran a 5-1 on Tuesday and finished with 8 assists. Cadwell added 8 digs to her night which was a team high and Lauren Danner had 7 digs. Amber Halbur also had a team high 3 aces.
Bre Muhlbauer 4 Kills, Block
Sierra Ferry 3 Kills, Block
Neveah Boland 2 Kills, 5 Digs
Bianca Cadwell 2 Kills, 8 Digs
Ambert Halbur 8 Assists, Block, 3 Aces
Lauren Danner 7 Digs
Audubon At Missouri Valley
Missouri Valley 3
25-15, 25-12, 25-15
Audubon had three players with kills and two players in double digits in digs on Tuesday as they fell on the road. The loss drops them to 0-7 on the season as they head to Tri Center on Thursday.
Jaci Christensen had a team high 6 kills, Elizabeth Zaiger added 4 and Mattie Nielsen finished with 2 kills. Nielsen had a team high 13 digs while Aleah Hermansen had 11 digs to go with a team high 8 assists. Addie Hocker finished with the other 4 assists. Johanna Sauers had 8 digs and Christensen finished with 7 digs.
Mattie Nielsen 2 Kills, 13 Digs
Addie Hocker 4 Assists
Aleah Hermansen 8 Assists, 11 Digs, Ace
Madison Vorm 5 Digs
Elizabeth Zaiger 4 Kills, 3 Digs
Johanna Sauers 8 Digs. Ace
Jaci Christensen 6 Kills, 7 Digs, Ace
Kali Irlmeier 1 Dig
Perry At Carroll
25-14, 25-13, 25-12
Carroll looked sharp on Tuesday as they improved to 9-5 on the season heading into an important showdown with Winterset on home Thursday. The Tigers were never threatened as they picked up double digit wins in all 3 sets. They finished with 37 kills and 37 assists. Carroll had six players serve up an ace as they finished with twelve. Only one player was in double figures in kills but there was very good balance with 6,7 and 9 with the next three hitters.
Ella Collison continues to be one of the leaders at the net and had a team high 13 kills to go with a team leading 2 blocks. Kennedy Lein added 9 kills to go with a team high 4 aces. Josie Ayala finished with 7 kills and Gabi Hammer teamed with Lein to make the middle a force with 6 kills. Laura Sweeney had 32 of the teams 37 assists. Hannah Jorgensen and Kenzie Honold teamed up in the back row and paced the team with 6 digs each.
The Tigers match with Winterset on Thursday will be broadcast on 1380 AM/95.1 FM KCIM.
Hannah Jorgensen 2 Assists, 6 Digs, 2 Aces
Laura Sweeney 32 Assists, 3 Digs, Ace
Josie Ayala 7 Kills, 3 Digs, Ace
Ella Collison 13 Kills, 4 Digs, 2 Blocks, 3 Aces
Alexia Thornock 1 Kill
Gabi Hammer 6 Kills, Assist, 3 Digs, Block, Ace
Chelsey Schulz 1 Kill
Vanessa Breedlove 1 Assist, 2 Digs
Kenzie Honold 1 Assist, 6 Digs
Kennedy Lein 9 Kills, 4 Aces
Glidden Ralston At Ar-We-Va
Glidden Ralston 3
25-22, 25-18, 23-25, 25-23
Glidden Ralston was able to win two of the three sets that were decided by 3 points or less. The Wildcats won set one by 3 and then dropped set three by 2 before rallying in set four to win by two and end the match. The win moves the Wildcats to 5-3 on the season. Ar-We-Va falls to 3-5. The Rockets are back in action on Thursday when they host Woodbine. The Wildcats play next Tuesday at home against Paton Churdan.
The Wildcats were paced by Gretchen Wallace with 10 kills including the match ending kill that finished a rally that lasted 1:05. Kim Daily continues to set the ball extremely well and finished with 24 assists. Lexi Wiederien had 4 aces and Haley Onken added 3 aces. Vanessa Koehler finished the match with 5 kills and a pair of aces. Wallace also had a team high 4 blocks.
The Rockets were up and down from the service line which impacted their ability to get on runs. They did a nice job covering the floor limiting the number of good looks the Wildcats got. Sara Schurke finished with 17 assists. Hannah Kraus had a team high 23 digs. Jadeyn Smith paced them at the net with 14 kills, Jamie Hausman had 6 kills and Bridget Cameron added 5 kills and 7 digs. Maggie Ragaller added 14 assists to go with a team high 6 aces.
Glidden Ralston Stats
Gretchen Wallace 10 Kills, 3 Assists, 4 Blocks, 2 Aces
Kim Daily 2 Kills, 24 Assists, 2 Digs
Haley Onken 2 Digs, 3 Aces
Lexi Wiederien 2 Digs, 4 Aces
Vanessa Koehler 5 Kills, 2 Digs, 2 Aces
Sara Schurke 4 Kills, 17 Assists, Dig, 2 Aces
Bridget Cameron 5 Kills, 7 Digs, 3 Aces, Block
Jadeyn Smith 14 Kills, 3 Digs, 2 Aces, 2 Blocks
Maggie Ragaller 14 Assists, 7 Digs, Block, 6 Aces
Jamie Hausman 6 Kills, 6 Digs
Hannah Kraus 23 Digs, Ace
Kora Obrecht 2 Kills, Assist, Block