SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks and the visiting North Mahaska Warhawks engaged in a hotly-contested South Iowa Cedar League conference volleyball match Monday.
The Hawks were not going to be denied a victory at home to halt a three-match skid. They pulled out a 25-20, 23-25, 26-24, 25-20 win over the Warhawks (10-12, 1-4).
Lynnville-Sully used serving, defensive play and a strong net attack to secure the SICL victory. The Hawks served at a 92-percent clip, 106-of-115, as a team. They lead the conference with a 91 percent serving efficiency.
Senior Camyrn Russell went 32-of-35 at the service line with three aces serves against North Mahaska. Junior Shiloh Cunningham went 19-of-21 serving and senior McKinley Conover was 16-of-17 with one ace serve.
Sophomore Janelle Rozendaal had two ace serves as she went 10-of-11 at the service line. Skyler Young, senior setter, was 10-of-10 serving and junior Carson Fisk was 9-of-9.
Junior Makayla Rozendaal went 6-of-8 and sophomore Mallory Loftus was 4-of-4 with one ace serve.
The Hawks had 30 kills led by Fisk’s 12 kills. Conover delivered six kills and Cunningham had five kills. Loftus had four kills and Russell had three kills.
Young was credited with 20 set assists. Janelle Rozendall made seven set assists and Cunningham put up three set assists. Conover had four set assists.
They put 10 solo blocks and eight assisted blocks at the net. Russell made five solo blocks and had three assisted blocks. Cunningham had four solo blocks and two block assists.
Lynnville-Sully is tied with HLV atop the SICL list for solo blocks with 111.
Defensively, Cunningham came up with 24 digs and Fisk had 23 digs. Conover made 21 digs and Russell had 11 digs. Makayla Rozendaal made five digs and Loftus had three digs.
The Hawks improved to 3-2 in SICL play and 8-9 overall. They play next Monday at Tri-County in conference action. The match starts at 5:30 p.m. in Thornburg.
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