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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  •  Area volleyball roundup

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  • Hesston,?Halstead?split?at SterlingSTERLING — The Hesston and Halstead volleyball teams each claimed a double-dual split Tuesday in Central Kansas League play at Sterling.?Hesston downed Halstead 25-20, 25-20; but lost to Hillsboro 25-22, 26-25, 26-18. Halstead downed Sterling 25-18, 25-20. Hillsboro downed Sterling 25-14, 25-9.?“We came into tonight tied with Hillsboro for the league lead, with Halstead one match back,” Hesston coach Jason Peters said. “We started a bit slow in the first set against Halstead, but were able to find a few points in a row at the end to finish the set. In the second set, we took an early lead and held on to finish. There was not a lot of flow to the match, as there were several delays that took both teams out of their rhythm.?“The Hillsboro match was another great battle. This is the fifth we have met up with them this season, and every match has been competitive, with four of the five going to three sets, but we have not been able to get a win against them. The first set was back and forth, and we had a lead at 20-19, but a few errors gave Hillsboro the set. In the second set, we played aggressively and got out to an early lead and continued to build on it throughout. We started with an early lead in the third set, but Hillsboro came back on the next server and we had to play from behind the rest of the way. We never caught up, but had some great plays during that stretch that might have given us the momentum if we could have caught a few more breaks along the way. It was a disappointing end for us after a great effort from both teams.”?For Hesston against Halstead, Caylee Richardson had 16 kills, followed by Ali Jost with eight and Kelsey Unruh with five. Megan Voth had 28 assists. Unruh downed two blocks. Hannah Schmitt had eight digs, followed by Voth with seven, Jost with five and Jesanna Nebel with three. Voth, Caylee Richardson, Nebel and Schmitt each served an ace.?Against Hillsboro, Jost had 17 kills, followed by Caylee Richardson with 12. Voth set 32 assists. Jost had two aces, followed by Kate Bean and Schmitt with one each. Unruh had three blocks, followed by Caylee Richardson with two, Voth with two, Cami Richardson with one and Alex Deegan with one. Schmitt had 16 digs, followed by Taylor Esau with 14 Jost with eight, Voth with seven and Cami Richardson with seven.?Hillsboro is 25-1, 7-0 in CKL play. Hesston is 18-7, 6-1 in CKL play. Halstead is 21-12, 5-2 in CKL play. Sterling is 14-14, 2-5 in the league.?Halstead hosts Nickerson and Sterling at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Hesston plays Tuesday at Pratt with Sterling. Hillsboro plays Thursday at Great Bend with Newton.?Junior varsity — Hillsboro def. Hesston 25-23, 25-9; Halstead def. Hesston 25-23, 26-24.Goessel sweeps?at Little RiverLITTLE RIVER — The Goessel High School volleyball team claimed a pair of wins Tuesday in a triangular in Little River.?Goessel downed Solomon 25-12, 25-9; and host Little River 25-18, 25-9.?Goessel improves to 20-8. Goessel hosts Inman, Little River and Ellinwood Tuesday.Sedgwick sweeps?home meetSEDGWICK — The Sedgwick Cardinal spikers swept a pair of home matches, beating Inman 25-16, 25-15; and Remington 25-16, 25-18.?Remington downed Inman 25-19, 25-14.?For Remington against Inman, Jasmine Ingalsbe went 11 of 11 serving. Madison Janzen set 10 assists and was 12 of 13 serving. Nicole Minder had 15 good attacks with five kills. Emma Hilgenfeld had 11 good attacks with four kills and 21 total blocks, downing 10. Deanna Ingalsbe had five good attacks, two kills and 10 total blocks. Kristyn Wedel had five good attacks and a kill. Kylee Schunn had 19 good passes with two good attacks. Megan McNeill had five good attacks, two kills and nine total blocks.?Against Sedgwick, Minder had 13 good attacks with seven kills and nine total blocks. Rose Dollarhuder was 11 of 11 serving with four assists. Janzen had five good attacks with four kills. Alyssa Hinz had four good attacks. Emma Hilgenfeld was seven of seven serving.?Sedgwick is 27-1 and hosts the Wichita Homeschool at 6 p.m. Monday. Remington is 19-9 and plays Tuesday at Berean Academy with Peabody-Burns.Berean splits?at MoundridgeMOUNDRIDGE — The Berean Academy volleyball team split a pair of matches Tuesday at Moundridge.?Berean downed Canton-Galva 25-15, 25-14; and lost to Marion 25-18, 13-25, 25-10. Marion downed Canton-Galva 25-19, 25-13.?Berean hosts Peabody-Burns and Remington Tuesday. 
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