North Kossuth's hold on Cornbelt ends as H-LP takes title

LAKE PARK, Iowa -- The Harris-Lake Park volleyball team continued its strong season Tuesday night with a sweep of Ruthven/Ayrshire, 25-13, 25-11, 25-5.

LAKE PARK, Iowa -- The Harris-Lake Park volleyball team continued its strong season Tuesday night with a sweep of Ruthven/Ayrshire, 25-13, 25-11, 25-5.

The victory caps a perfect Cornbelt Conference record (11-0, 22-5 overall) for the Wolves and gives the league a new champion after North Kossuth's string of 13 straight undefeated conference seasons.

"We passed the ball very well," H-LP head coach Daryl Meyer said. "It is nice to run the table and win the conference title on our home court."

Raquel Rost led the Wolves with 26 set assists and a 10-for-10 serving effort. Lindsey Stahly hammered 10 kills and served three aces (seven-for-seven).

Brittney Ahrenstorff blocked three balls and added three serving aces (14-for-16). Ashley Ingwersen registered seven digs, six kills and five serving aces (12-for-13).


Lara Gillespie chipped in with eight kills, three digs and three service aces (eight-for-eight) for H-LP, which had 15 serving aces and 33 kills as a team.

SWC 3, W-WG 1

EDGERTON -- The Southwest Christian Eagles continued to soar Tuesday evening, beating the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers 25-21, 25-17, 20-25, 25-21.

Kelsey Van Dyke led the Eagles with 14 kills, 11 blocks and was 18-of-19 serving. Rebecca Schelhaas added 11 kills and seven blocks.

Tiffany Van't Hof had 52 set assists, while Jenna Snyder recorded 28 digs for SWC.

Jessica Olsem and Whitney Frank led the Chargers with 11 and nine kills, respectively.

Malori Paplow and Jenn Olsem had sharp serving games, with Paplow going 20-of-20 and Olsem serving 11-of-12.

Denise Tietz had 32 set assists, while Jonna Maas was the team leader in digs, with 25.


SV-RL-B 3, RRC 0

ROUND LAKE -- The Sioux Valley-Round Lake-Brewster Raiders made quick time of Red Rock Central Tuesday evening, sweeping the Falcons, 25-18, 25-17, 25-13 to improve to 5-4 in conference play.

Amanda Evans was the leader in kills for the Raiders with 15. She also recorded eight blocks for the home team. Kelly Nickel and Kelly Weinandt each had nine kills in the match. Weinandt was also 16-of-18 serving, with six aces.

lead SSC (7-2, 21-2).

Chelsey Cranston put up 28 set assists, while Shannon Hussong led the Quasars with 13 digs.

Nicole Timko registered 12 digs and was 14-for-14 serving with nine points and an ace. Chelsey Knutson served for nine points and a pair of aces on an 11-for-11 night.

Adrian (1-8, 4-11) was paced by Brittany Bullerman's 18 digs and eight kills. Kayla Bullerman set for 10 assists.

Comfrey 3, H-BC 0


HILLS -- The Comfrey Rockets made a clean sweep of the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots Tuesday evening, winning the match, 25-16, 25-19, 28-26.

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