10/4/2013 9:20:00 AM Eagle comeback falls short against JCC
Chargers bounce Falcons
RRC 22-25-17-20 = 1 WWG 25-22-25-25 = 3 Westbrook-Walnut Grove surged to the lead in the pivotal third set Thursday night, winning the set 25-17 and going on to defeat Red Rock Central 3-1 at Westbrook.
The Chargers had a strong night from senior Dayna Comnick, who finished with 24 kills and went 15-of-15 serving with four aces.
Abby Herding went 33-of-33 serving with three aces, added 36 set assists and 18 digs. Alexa Byers was 10-of-10 with two aces.
Cassidy Mischke added nine kills and Madison Takle had five kills. Liz Woelber had a team-high 27 digs.
Mikaela Smith led RRC, going 20-of-22 serving with two aces. Cassandra Erickson was 13-of-14 with two aces and Olivia Bittner went 17-of-17.
Erickson had a team-high 13 kills, added 17 digs and five blocks. Bittner finished with 12 kills. Melanie Kedl had five kills and five blocks. Smith had 34 set assists.
Edgerton 13-25-03-25-05 = 2 MLA 25-22-25-21-15 = 3 In a match filled with wild scoring streaks, Mt. Lake Area battled inconsistency to claim a 3-2 victory over Edgerton at Mt. Lake.
The Wolverines rolled to win the first set, then dropped the second set. MLA then rode the hot serving hand of Kaylee Wolle to a 25-3 victory in the third set, only to drop the fourth set. But the Wolverines regrouped to win the fifth set for the victory.
Wolle led MLA, going 21-of-23 serving with 12 ace serves. Rachel Dukes was 13-of-15 with five aces while Jordan Syverson went 15-of-15 with three aces.
Dukes finished with a team-high nine kills. Maggie Wahdan added seven kills and Syverson finished with five kills. Dukes had 24 set assists. Mikayla Falk finished with 21 digs.
Next matches: Check for updates after each match. MLA: at St. Clair Tourney, Oct. 5 RRC: vs. SWU (at Jeffers), Oct. 8 WWG: at Ellsworth, Oct. 8
JCC 25-25-21-24-15 = 3 Windom 19-14-25-26-10 = 2 The Windom Eagle volleyball team battled back from a 2-0 deficit Thursday night but couldn't complete the comeback, falling 3-2 to Jackson County Central at Windom.
The loss was the fourth straight defeat for the Eagles.
JCC battled from an early deficit to take the first set, then used a long run to put away the second set.
But in the third, the Eagles got off to a fast start, building a cushion in the middle of the set to claim a 25-21 victory.
The fourth set went back and forth, with JCC fighting off a pair of set points before the Eagles closed out a 26-24 win to force the fifth set.
But JCC jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead in the fifth set and the Eagles never were able to get closer than two points.
Kelsey Hanefeld led the Eagles with 12 kills and added nine digs. Porsha Porath added nine kills. Rachel Sorensen was 14-of-14 serving with two aces and added seven kills. Michaela Hacker had six kills and two solo blocks. Miki Bolin went 20-of-22 serving with two aces, had 28 set assists and 11 digs. Jasmine Carlson finished with 24 digs.
Next matches: Check for updates after each match. Windom: at Subway Classic (Marshall), Oct. 11-12