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Lady Norse take 2nd at Peru tourney

The Northfield volleyball team finished second on Saturday in the Tomahawk Tourney in Peru.

The Lady Norse began with a win against Caston, 25-10, 25-7, and then defeated South Adams 19-25, 25-10, 15-8.

In semifinal play, Northfield defeated Wabash, 25-18, 27-25.

They finished the tournament with a loss to Northwestern, 6-25, 25-12.

In the championship contest,  Morgan Meyer had 2 points, 2 serve receptions, and 2 digs; Elise Gottschalk had 5 serve receptions, 1 assist  and 3 digs; Kearston Stout had 2 kills, 2 solo blocks, 2 assist blocks and 1 dig; Kenzie Baer had 4 kills,  4 serve receptions, and 4 digs; Madison Shrider had 9 serve receptions, 2 assist blocks, and 2 digs; Abigail Hunter had 1 point, 1 ace, 1 assist block, 8 assists, and 8 digs; Emily Pennington had 1 kill, 1 solo block, and 1 assist block; Addi Baker had 3 points, 4 kills, 11 serve receptions, and 9 digs.

The Lady Apaches opened the Tomahawk Tournament with a win against Peru, defeating them in straight sets, 25-15, and the second 25-18.

Wabash continued the tournament by defeating Winamac in 3 sets, 25-15, 17-25, 15-8. Followed by a loss to Northfield in a close two set match, then ended their day finishing fourth in the Tomahawk tournament by losing to Lakeland High School, 25-20, 25-19.

In the final match, Alivia Short had 4 kills; Mariah Wyatt had 2 kills; Faryn Morris 4 points and 4 kills; Lexi Westendorf had 5 assists; Emma Tracy had 4 assists and Haylie Faust had 4 digs.

Manchester’s varsity volleyball team went 2-2, finishing in fifth place at the Elwood Invititational on Saturday, Aug. 24. The team opened with two losses to Danville (25-22, 21-25, 13-15) and Elwood (25-22, 18-25, 13-15) before defeating Southern Wells (25-7, 25-11) and Clinton Central ((18-25, 25-20, 15-5). The team moves to 3-2 on the season and travels to North Miami for a conference matchup Thursday, Aug 29.

At the invitational, Mackenzie Day had 20 service points, 8 aces, 17 kills, 6 blocks; Kyrsten Eakright had 15 kills, 6 blocks; Lydia Greer had 24 service points, 10 aces, 20 serve receptions, 13 digs; Andrea Kahn had 18 kills, 7 digs; Kendra Kline - 13 service points, 3 kills, 67 assists, 12 digs; Aubree Lambert had 17 service points, 5 aces, 22 kills, 3 digs; Catherine Ondrla had 24 service points, 8 aces, 15 serve receptions, 19 digs; Sarah Pegg had 19 kills, 6 blocks, 3 assists; Zoey Ream had 19 serve receptions, 15 digs, and Ali Sites had 19 service points, 4 aces, 40 serve receptions, 3 assists, 33 digs.

Posted on 2019 Aug 28