Area Volleyball Action
     2013-09-23      By Staff Report    sports@geringcitizen.com
Mitchell takes pair

In other action Thursday, Mitchell scored two victories at Potter-Dix’s triangular, downing the host Coyotes 25-14, 23-25, 28-26 and Kimball 25-22, 25-21.

For the night, Taylor Peters paced Mitchell with 12 service points, four ace serves, 22 kills, 24 assists and 21 digs. Michaela Karpen added 16 kills and three assists, while Aspen Reifschnieder had nine points, three ace serves, seven kills, seven assists and 22 digs.

MaKenna Zulkoski had 13 points, five ace serves, five kills, four assists and 13 digs for the Tigers, while Felina Blanco scored 13 points, 15 assists and 16 digs.

Also for Mitchell, Morgan Michael had 12 points, five ace serves, four kills, three ace blocks and three digs. Kady Lower added 13 points, five kills, two ace serves and three ace blocks, and Arissa Gabel had 16 digs.

Bayard sweeps action

Bayard improved to 4-0 after scoring a four-game victory Thursday at home over Gordon-Rushville and scoring two-set wins over Sioux County and Banner County on Saturday in a home triangular.

On Thursday, the Tigers took a 25-20, 15-25, 25-17, 25-17 home win over Gordon-Rushville.

The Tigers earned the win thanks to Chellani Parriott’s 13 service points, two ace serves and eight kills. Brooklyn Kniss served 12 points. Megan Stuart had eight kills on the night and Mandi Cottrell made 17 set assists.

Defensively, Cassandra Huck made two solo blocks for Bayard, while Miah Vera had six digs and Parriott made five.

On Saturday, the Tigers scored a 25-17, 25-19 win over Sioux County and 25-12, 25-12 over Banner County.

Against Sioux County, Parriott had seven kills, Kniss made three ace serves and three set assists and Stuart made four kills. Vera had four kills, an ace serve and one block, while Cottrell had 16 set assists and a block and Hannah Lenhart made two blocks.

In defeating Banner County, the Tigers got a big match from Stuart with seven kills, three ace serves, five digs and one block. Kniss made four ace serve, while Vera had five kills and three digs, Cottrell made 10 set assists and a block, and Parriott added seven digs.

Also in action Thursday, Morrill dropped a 25-20, 25-17, 25-16 decision at home to Leyton, while Minatare was on the short end of a 25-17, 25-15, 25-6 count to Garden County.

For Morrill, Jessica Harvey had five kills and two blocks, Dylainee Peacock had four kills and seven assists, LeAnne Sherrod had five digs and two blocks, Amanda Kaufman made six assists, Kylie Guerue had nine digs, Laurisa Gonzales made five digs and Sabrina Austin had four ace serves.

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