Volleyball Results Tuesday, September 14th
Kuemper At Harlan
25-22, 25-21, 25-18
Kuemper picked up a nice win over Harlan just 3 days after sweeping them in Rockwell City at the South Central Calhoun Tournament on Saturday. The Knights only trailed four times the entire match as they were in control most of the match with leads of 6 in sets 1 and 2 and a 7 point lead in the final set. Harlan made runs to get back into every set and weren’t going away easy but the Knights kept pounding with Sophie Badding, Kamryn Venner, Kenzie Schon and Frannie Glynn. Kuemper won the service battle finishing with 7 aces. The win improves the Knights to 12-4 overall and 3-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference.
Kuemper led set one 5-1 before Harlan charged back and tied it at 6. They briefly took the lead at 7-6 but Kuemper tied it and Kamryn Venner went on a service run as Kuemper attacked the back corners on their serve. Venner put Kuemper ahead 10-7 before a service error stopped the streak. Kuemper pulled ahead 14-8, forcing a Cyclone timeout. The Cyclones answered behind Claire Schmitz who picked up a pair of aces serves, helping to tie the score at 14. The Cyclones grabbed their last lead of the set at 16-15, but Kenzie Schon dropped in a kill to put Kuemper up 17-16. They would never trail again and the set ended on a service error by the Cyclones.
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Kuemper trailed 1-0 in set two but responded and went ahead 4-2. Harlan tied it at 6 but Kamryn Venner served Kuemper to a 14-8 lead, matching their largest lead of the match. Harlan pulled within 18-17 but never tied the set. Sophie Badding had a nice kill on a slide and Kuemper was up 24-19. It ended on a Frannie Glynn kill as the Knights were clicking on offense. Set one they were able to find Sophie Badding and Frannie Glynn in the middle an the slide. Kenzie Schon and Kamryn Venner had runs for them on the outside until late when the middles took over again.
Harlan kept fighting in set three and led breifly 3-2. The set was tied for the last time at 13 before Kuemper stretched the lead to 19-14 and then 23-16. Karmyn Venner ended the match with a kill down the line, giving Kuemper the sweep. The match was tied 13 times and there were 7 lead changes overall.
Ashlyn Badding earned Motor Inn Player of the Game honors and finished with 38 assists. She did a nice job feeding hitters when they were swinging well and keeping all her hitters active. Sophie Badding led the attack with 12 kills and 4 blocks, Kenzie Schon added 11 kills, Frannie Glynn had 9 kills, 4 blocks and Kamryn Venner was terrific all the way around with 7 kills and 18 digs and a pair of good service runs in sets 1 and 2. Kenya Prescott continued her strong play in the back row and led the team with 26 digs.
The Knights will host St Albert on Thursday on KIKD 106.7. The Falcons are 6-6 overall but 2-0 in conference play.
Ashlyn Badding 38 Assists, 7 Digs, Ace
Melinda Schaefer 8 Digs
Kamryn Venner 7 Kills, 18 Digs, 2 Aces
Frannie Glynn 9 Kills, 3 Digs, 4 Blocks, 2 Aces
Kenzie Schon 11 Kills, Assist, 3 Digs
Kaci Peter 2 Kills, 2 Digs, 2 Blocks, Ace
Sophie Badding 12 Kills, 2 Digs, 4 Blocks
Avarie Pedelty 3 Digs
Kenya Prescott 1 Assist, 26 Digs, Ace
Denison Schleswig at Carroll
25-13, 25-20, 25-22
Carroll was challenged in sets two and three against Denison-Schleswig, but were able to pull out the sweep Tuesday night.
Set one didn’t give the Tigers too much trouble, as Carroll led 13-6 following the first timeout of the contest, and won the set easily 25-13. In this game, Carroll had a great team effort against the Monarchs. Josie Ayala and Alyssa Brant both recorded double digit kills, 16 and 10 respectively, five players had five or more digs, with Hannah Jorgensen leading the team with 10 that night, and Kaitlyn Tigges set the ball well and recorded 33 assists.
It was a lot closer in set two, as Carroll led early at 9-6, and later on 23-20. The Tigers used back to back points to swing the momentum back to their side to win set two 25-20. In set three, it was Denison Schleswig continuing to chip away at the Carroll lead as the Tiger led 17-13 late in the set. Eventually, the Monarchs were able to tie the set at 22-22 after trailing 20-16. Ultimately, it was the Tigers who grabbed the lead back and went on a 3-0 run to win the third and final set 25-22.
The Tigers will improve to 7-6 on the season. Carroll is on the road Thursday, September 16th as they will take on Winterset.
Hannah Jorgensen: 2 Assists, 10 Digs, 3 Aces
Madison Tunning: 7 Digs
Josie Ayala: 16 Kills, 7 Digs, Ace
Ava Gross: Assist, 8 Digs
Kaitlyn Tigges: 33 Assists, 2 Digs, Ace
Camryn Schable: 4 Kills, 5 Digs
Alexia Thornock: 2 Kills
Haley Hoffman: 5 Kills
Alyssa Brant: 10 Kills, 2 Digs, 3 Aces
Woodbine at Glidden Ralson
Glidden Ralston 2
16-25, 26-24, 24-26, 25-12, 15-12
Glidden Ralston gave their fans a high scoring contest against Woodbine, where the Wildcats took the Tigers to five sets, but ultimately fell Tuesday.
In set one, Glidden Ralston was firing on all cylinders as they grabbed the early 3-0 lead. Woodbine tied up the set at 6-6 and 11-11, but once the Wildcats grabbed the 12-11 lead, they went on a 13-5 run that netted them the set one win. Set two looked to be all Tigers, but the Wildcats were able to come back. Woodbine got out early to a 5-1 lead and took control of the set, leaving Glidden Rlaston to play catch up. The Wildcats came close to tying up the set down 10-9, but the tie didn’t come until it was 20-20. The Wildcats even got up 23-20 at one point, but a few attacking errors cost Glidden Ralston, allowing Woodbine to take advantage and eventually win set two 26-24.
Leading the charge in set three for Glidden Ralston was Paige Klocke who rallied her team to a close set win. Just like set two, Glidden Ralston started off down 5-1 and had to claw back, and they did. The Wildcats eventually tied up the set at 17-17 and eventually led the set at 24-20. Woodbine didn’t give up, they battled back and tied the set at 24-24, but a serving error gave the ball back to Glidden Ralston. Klocke ended the set for Glidden Ralston as she got an ace and gave the Wildcats the 26-24 set win. Sets four and five were just as exciting, but this time it was Woodbine who came out on top. The Tigers took advantage of strong serves and kills in the donut to give them a 25-12 win in set four. Set five was another close one, with Glidden Ralston leading early at 6-2. Woodbine tied up the set at 9-9 and were able to take over from there, eventually winning the set 15-12 and the match 3-2.
For Glidden Ralston, Klocke ended the night with four aces, eight kills, and seven digs, Tiela Janssen led the team with 18 digs, and Addy Boell did a good job of setting the ball where her teammates needed it and recorded 19 assists. The Wildcats fall to 5-2 on the season. Glidden Ralston will close out the week with a road game against Boyer Valley on Thursday, September 16th.
Glidden Ralston Stats
Addy Boell: 3 Aces, 4 Kills, 19 Assists, 3 Digs
Ashlynn Tigges: 2 Aces, Kill, 12 Digs
Lauren Hulsing: Ace, 6 Kills, 3 Digs, 2 Blocks
Paige Klocke: 4 Aces, 8 Kills, 7 Digs
Summer Toms: Ace, 4 Digs
Tiela Janssen: 2 Aces, Assist, 18 Digs
Alicen Dreessen: 4 Kills, Digs, 2 Blocks
Vanessa Koehler: 6 Kills, 2 Digs
Elizabeth Lloyd: Kill, 2 Assists
Audubon at Missouri Valley
Missouri Valley 3
27-25, 25-17, 25-15
Audubon fought tooth and nail against a strong Missouri Valley squad, but fell in three sets Tuesday.
In set one, the Wheelers took it to Missouri Valley and brought the game into extra points. Ultimately, the Lady Reds got the slight edge on the Wheelers in set one 27-25. Set two was another close set for Audubon as they continued to battle, but ultimately they dropped set two 25-17. Across the board, Audubon had some great performances. Aleah Hermansen recorded 10 assists, three kills, and seven digs, Jaci Christensen led the team with 12 digs, and Addie Hocker was all over the court, recording nine assists, two kills, four blocks, and three digs. The Lady Reds in set three took over the contest as they won by 10 points 25-15 to take the match win over Audubon.
As a team, Audubon recorded 22 kills, 41 digs, and eight blocks. The Wheelers will fall to 5-5 on the season. Audubon is in action next on Thursday, September 16th when they welcome Tri-Center to their home court.
Audrey Jensen: 3 Blocks
Kylee Hartl: 8 Digs, Ace
Aleah Hermansen: 10 Assists, 3 Kills, 7 Digs
Addie Hocker: 9 Assists, 2 Kills, 4 Blocks, 3 Digs
Mattie Nielsen: 9 Kills, 10 Digs
Kali Irlmeier: Kill, Blocks, Digs, 2 Aces
Jaci Christensen: 7 Kills, 12 Digs, Ace
Tri Center At IKM-Manning
Tri Center 3
25-12, 25-17, 25-15
IKM-Manning ran into another strong team and dropped a home match in three sets. The Wolves best play came in set 2 where they lost 25-17. The loss drops IKM-Manning to 0-10 overall and 0-2 in the Western Iowa Conference.
Kylie Powers and Bianca Cadwell had team high 3 kills each while Cadwell and Amber Halbur were second on the team with 5 digs each. Eryn Ramsey had a team high 9 digs. Amber Halbur had 4 of the teams 7 assists and her 2 aces tied Taylor Ferneding for the team lead.
The Wolves will head to Underwood on Thursday. The Eagles are 3-9 overall and 0-2 in the conference.
Macie Doyle 4 Digs
Kylie Powers 3 Kills
Bianca Cadwell 3 Kills, 5 Digs
Jessica Christensen 1 Kill
Amber Halbur 4 Assists, 5 Digs, 2 Aces
Taylor Ferneding 3 Assists, 2 Aces
Eryn Ramsey 9 Digs
Coon Rapids Bayard at CAM Anita
CAM Anita 3
Coon Rapids Bayard 1
25-17, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20
Coon Rapids Bayard played in four close sets against CAM Anita Tuesday, but they eventually fell 3-1.
The Crusaders in set one were able to bring the heat, but CAM Anita was quick to cool them down as the Cougars took set one 25-17. Set two was closer yet between both teams as the Crusaders were able to pick up the win 25-23, avoiding having to go into extra points. In this contest, Lacie Davis did a good job of deafening the ball, grabbing 10 digs on the night along with two aces. Set three became another close affair, but the script was flipped as CAM Anita grabbed the 2-1 set lead by winning set three 25-19. Just like the sets before it, set four was yet again close, as Coon Rapids Bayard continued to inch closer to a set win. Ultimately, it wasn’t to be as CAM Anita pulled out another close win 25-20 to win the match 3-1.
Coon Rapids Bayard Head Coach Marissa Dembinski says her team played better tonight than they have in other games this season, but were not quick enough to adjust to the tips from CAM Anita. Individually for the Crusaders, Haley Halbur grabbed 10 assists, three digs, and an ace, Breeley Clayburg led the team with 12 kills, and Brynn Bass had an overall good night with seven kills and seven digs. The Crusaders finish their week by welcoming West Harrison to their home court on Thursday, September 16th.
Coon Rapids Bayard Stats
Gracy Johnson: 1 kill, 7 assists, 2 digs, 1 ace
Haley Halbur: 10 assists, 3 digs, 1 ace
Brynn Bass: 7 kills, 2 assist, 7 digs, 1 ace
Breeley Clayburg: 12 kills, 2 digs, 1 block
Mia Leighty: 3 kills, 3 digs, 1 solo block
Mallory Leighty: 2 kills, 4 block
Lacie Davis: 10 digs, 2 aces
Jessica Evans: 3 kills, 2 assists, 3 blocks
Lydia Hofbauer: 7 digs
Emma Jurgens: 3 kills
Ar-We-Va At West Harrison
West Harrison 1
25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 25-17
Ar-We-Va picked up a road win on Tuesday, bouncing back from a heartbreaking five set loss on Monday at MVAOCOU. The Rockets were able to control most the match, pulling out tight wins in the first two sets. They fought back nicely after dropping set 3 to win the 4th set and end the match.
Due to circumstances that were out of coaches control no other details and stats could be reported at the time the recap was typed.
Ar-We-Va improved to 2-6 overall and 2-0 in the Rolling Valley Conference. They will host Woodbine on Thursday on 93.7 KKRL.
Hopefully will be updated on Wednesday.