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Local Sports

Hawks win, lose in SICL pool play

BELLE PLAINE — Lynnville-Sully’s performance in South Iowa Cedar League volleyball pool play Tuesday had bad news and good news.

The bad is the Hawks went 1-1, losing to host Belle Plaine in the second match which means a SICL volleyball championship for 2017 is out of the question.

Good news is the Hawks will play at home again. Lynnville-Sully (14-12) will host the SICL Silver Quad on Thursday in Sully. 

Lynnville-Sully plays North Mahaska at 5 p.m. followed by Colfax-Mingo taking on Sigourney. The two winners play for fifth place in the SICL.

The Hawks opened Tuesday’s pool play at Belle Plaine with a 25-14, 25-14, 25-6 of Tri-County (1-20). With the victory, Lynnville-Sully advanced to play Belle Plaine.

The Hawks claimed the first set against Belle Plaine. Belle Plaine (18-8) netted the next three sets to win 22-25, 25-17, 25-14, 25-14.

Against Belle Plaine, McKinley Conover went 18-of-19 serving the ball and had three ace serves. Mallory Loftus was 16-of-16 and Skyler Young was 15-of-15 as each player had two ace serves.

Camryn Russell, Janelle Rozendaal and Carson Fisk each served up one ace.

Shiloh Cunningham had eight kills and one solo block. Korinne Jansen had six kills followed by Loftus with four kills. Young was credited with 22 set assists. 

Conover came up with 19 digs against Belle Plaine and Young had 11 digs. Cunningham and Fisk had 10 digs apiece.

In the win over Tri-County, Fisk and Cunningham each delivered six kills. Conover, Jansen and Loftus had five kills apiece and Russell had three kills. Krystal Van Dyke had one solo block. Young had 22 set assists.

Conover went 22-of-24 serving with three ace serves and Russell was 22-of-22 with three aces serves. Young was 13-of-13 with one ace and Madison Johnson had a 10-of-10 serving stint in the match.

Conover was credited with 25 digs and Young had 16 digs. Russell made 14 digs followed by Makayla Rozendall with 13 digs and Fisk with 11 digs.

Contact Jocelyn Sheets at
641-792-3121 ext. 6535 or jsheets@newtondailynews.com

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