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Local Sports

C-M finishes second at ACGC tournament

GUTHRIE CENTER —Winning four matches at the ACGC tournament, the Colfax-Mingo volleyball team went above the .500 mark for the season Saturday.

The Tigerhawks won all three matches in their pool before losing in the championship match to the host Chargers.

Colfax-Mingo swept Exira-EHK, Audubon and West Central Valley in pool play and then defeated Underwood in the semifinals in straight sets. ACGC defeated the Tigerhawks 21-14, 21-14 in the title match.

The Tigerhawks, who are now 7-6 on the season, opened the tournament with a 21-16, 21-19 win over Exira-EHK. Senior Ries Wilson finished with 13 kills and five digs, senior Megan Earles dished out 16 assists and three digs and junior Chelsea Russell tallied six digs and served up two aces.

Russell was 10-for-10 in serves, and the Tigerhawks began a solid day behind the service line with a 39-of-41 performance.

Colfax-Mingo downed Audubon 21-16, 21-16. Wilson had eight kills, junior Colbee Cunningham finished with seven kills and Earles delivered 16 assists.

Earles was 11-of-12 in serves with two aces, and Russell had three digs, was 7-of-7 in serves and tallied two aces. The Tigerhawks were 38-of-41 in serves.

In the final match of pool play, the Tigerhawks defeated West Central Valley 21-16, 21-17. Wilson led the way with nine kills, five digs and two aces, Earles tallied 15 assists and six digs and Russell had nine digs.

Earles was 16-of-16 in serves with two aces. Colfax-Mingo was 37-of-41 in serves as a team.

Wilson, who made the all-tournament team, had 14 kills, six digs and was 9-of-9 in serves during the Tigerhawks’ 21-18, 22-20 win over Underwood in the semifinals.

Cunningham finished with five kills, eight digs and an ace, and Earles dished out 16 assists, tallied seven digs and was 9-of-9 in serves. The Tigerhawks were 39-of-42 in serves.

The host Chargers downed Colfax-Mingo 21-14, 21-14 in the championship match. Wilson had six kills and five digs, sophomore AJ Wilson tallied three kills and Earles dished out nine assists.

Sophomore Shanen Shedenhelm finished with nine digs and Cunningham had seven digs.

Earles was 5-of-5 in serves and Colfax-Mingo was 26-of-29 as a team.

The Tigerhawks return to South Iowa Cedar League play when they host HLV at 7 p.m. Monday in Colfax.

HLV (11-3) won the North Mahaska tournament on Saturday.

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