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Lynnville-Sully claims three-set win over Keota in SICL play

KEOTA — Going on the road and winning is always a tough task. Lynnville-Sully’s volleyball team finished up its regular-season South Iowa Cedar League schedule on Monday at Keota with a three-set victory.

The Hawks got past Keota’s Eagles 25-21, 25-23, 25-15. Lynnville-Sully finished SICL play at 6-2.

Lynnville-Sully (13-11) has a little bounce going into Tuesday’s SICL pool play at Belle Plaine. The Hawks take on winless Tri-County at 5 p.m. and the winner will play host Belle Plaine. Seeding for the SICL Quads on Thursday will be done from results from Tuesday’s matches.

The top four teams from Tuesday’s action move in the SICL Gold Quad on Thursday hosted by the highest seeded SICL West Division team. The Gold Quad winner is the 2017 SICL volleyball champion.

Before the Hawks could move their focus to Tuesday’s SICL pool play, they had to take care of business at Keota. The first two sets were back-and-forth between the Hawks and Eagles. Lynnville-Sully took control early in the third set.

Setter Skyler Young had a double-double with 20 set assists and 18 digs. She also went 12-of-13 at the service line with one ace serve. She had one solo block at the net.

Mallory Loftus led the net attack for the Hawks with eight kills and four solo blocks. Shiloh Cunningham put down six kills and had two block assist. Carson Fisk had five kills and Korinne Jansen delivered four kills.

Camryn Russell made two block assists. McKinley Conover had one kill.

As one of the top serving teams in the conference, Lynnville-Sully went 80-of-25 against Keota with 94 percent. Conover was 22-of-22 serving and Janelle Rozendaal went 14-of-14. Russell served two aces as she was 16-of-16 serving. Cunningham served up an ace.

Makayla Rozendaal was credited with 13 digs, Fisk had 12 digs and Conover had 11 digs. Jansen and Janelle Rosendaal each had nine digs. Russell made eight digs and Cunningham had six digs.

Contact Jocelyn Sheets at
641-792-3121 ext. 6535 or

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