Cowgirls drop match at Humboldt, play at Central Springs

Kylie Greenfield prepares to get a block on the ball at Humboldt. The freshman made one solo block and two assists, and also had two kills in the match. Photo by Les Houser

Last Thursday in Humboldt, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity volleyball team lost in straight sets to the Wildcats by scores of 25-22, 25-23 and 25-20. Team serving was at 86.6 percent, with Alaina Freisleben going 12 of 14 (two aces) and Megan Askelsen 11 of 11 (one). Jadyn Jondle and Haley Nerem were both 9 of 10, with Jondle getting an ace. Kenna Kruger went 9 of 11 and Vanessa Kolb 8 of 11.

Kruger set the ball for 23 assists, with Freisleben adding three and Askelsen two. Morgan Middleton pounded 12 kills, with Nerem making eight and both Emily Kapka and Kolb four apiece. Greenfield finished with two kills. Askelsen made 16 digs and Jondle 10, with Kruger and Nerem adding six each to the total. Freiselen had four, with Kolb and Middleton making two saves of the ball each.

“This was a tough loss,” stated head coach Katrina TerHark. “We came out strong and played tough. We just gave up a few runs too late in each set."

 

For the full story, see the September 14 edition of the Monitor.