Prep Volleyball Roundup: SWC, Luverne victorious
EDGERTON -- Despite losing the third game Monday night, Southwest Christian finished its 3-1 non-conference volleyball victory against Sioux Falls Christian in a big way.
SWC won the first two games, 25-15 and 25-18, respectively, before losing the third game, 25-19.
However, the Eagles (6-3) then won the fourth and final game, 25-9, earning the 3-1 victory.
Kayla Broekhuis had 18 set assists, and was 24-for-24 serving with a pair of aces.
Angie Vermeer had 21 digs for the Eagles, while Jada Vander Veen had 11 kills and Kara Van Dyke had 10.
SWC will host Hills-Beaver Creek tonight.
Luverne 3, Edgerton 0
LUVERNE -- Luverne's Kat Dahl had three ace serves, nine kills and 13 digs to lead the Cardinals past the Flying Dutchmen in a non-conference volleyball match Monday night.
Luverne earned the sweep with victories of 25-14, 25-16 and 25-20 on the night.
Paige Olson led the Cardinals with 17 set assists, while Calli Sawtelle had three kills.
Diana Hanson had 21 good serves, while Sundra Xaphakdy had a trio of ace serves.
Defensively, Erika Rust had two solo blocks, while Ashley VondeHoef had 13 digs and Hanson added 12.
For Edgerton (2-7), Alyson Drooger had seven kills, while Macy Butson had 22 set assists. Allie Brockhouse had five digs.
Luverne will resume Southwest Conference action Thursday at Redwood Valley.
Springfield 3, ML/B-O 1
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Brittany Wenner had seven ace serves and six kills, but the Wolverines couldn't overcome Springfield in a loss Monday.
Megan Svalland had 10 kills for ML/B-O, which lost 25-23, 25-27, 25-13, 25-16.
Kaitlin Feil had 32 set assists and seven digs, while Chelsey Kraemer had 15 set assists.
Kara Thiessen had eight solo blocks for the Wolverines, who will host Ellsworth tonight in a Red Rock Conference match.
W-WG 3, Wabasso 1
WABASSO -- Frankie Jensen had 10 kills and two blocks to lead Westbrook-Walnut Grove to a four-game victory Monday night.
Audra Schmidt added 13 kills and one block for the Chargers (8-8), who won 17-25, 25-20, 25-21 and 25-17.
Taylor Elzenga was 18-for-20 serving with three aces and also had a team-high 25 digs.
Chanel Madson was a perfect 16-for-16 serving, while Sara Jarmer had 37 set assists and Kristie Hoffman had 19 digs.
W-WG will travel to Round Lake-Brewster tonight.
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Sibley-Ocheyedan had its nine-match winning streak ended by a familiar foe.
The Generals suffered their third loss of the season to Sheldon in the championship game and settled for second place.
S-O defeated Remsen St. Mary's (21-8, 21-9) and Harris-Lake Park (17-21, 21-14, 15-10) before falling to the Orabs (25-21, 25-16).
The Generals have not won a game against Sheldon this season.
"The girls played really well, and they communicated really well," S-O coach Lisa Feldkamp said. "It was the mental part. For us, it's not really the physical part of it; we just need to, when we see (Sheldon), be tough enough to say that we can beat them."
Kally Iedema led S-O with 27 kills and 20 digs.
Jessica Ackerman had 16 kills and 13 digs, and Hattie Hartzell had 24 set assists and 19 digs.
Danelle Miedema added 19 digs.
Since beginning the season 1-4, the Generals (10-5) have won nine of their past 10.
"We're where we want to be, but we're not done," Feldkamp said. "Even with a loss, you can discover weak areas, and they won't be like that for long."