MARENGO — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks breezed past the winless Tri-County Trojans (0-19) on Monday in the opening match of South Iowa Cedar League volleyball pool play.
They played a tough three-set match against host Iowa Valley’s Tigers to see which SICL quad they’d qualify for on Thursday — Gold or Silver. It’s Silver for the Hawks as the Tigers pulled out a 25-17, 25-20, 25-23 win.
Lynnville-Sully (12-12) joins Colfax-Mingo, North Mahaska and host Sigourney in Thursday’s SICL Silver Quad. The Hawks play North Mahaska at 5 p.m. at Sigourney followed by Colfax-Mingo taking on Sigourney. The two winners play for the quad championship.
The Hawks defeated Tri-County 25-14, 25-14, 25-10 on Monday.
Iowa Valley outlasted Lynnville-Sully in each set of their pool match. Sophomore Korinne Jansen delivered 11 kills at the net for the Hawks against the Tigers. Senior Carson Fisk ripped down eight kills while junior Mallory Loftus and sophomore Krystal Van Dyke had seven kills apiece.
Van Dyke put up nine solo blocks at the net to stop the Tiger hitters. Senior Shiloh Cunningham had four solo blocks and four kills. Loftus made two solo blocks.
Junior Janelle Rozendaal was credited with 26 set assists.
Defensively, senior Makayla Rozendaal came up with 24 digs while Janelle Rozendaal and Fisk each had 20 digs. Jansen made 15 digs, Cunningham had nine digs. Loftus made seven digs and Van Dyke had six digs.
Serving is a strong suit for the Hawks as they were 62-of-70 against Iowa Valley and 86-of-93 in the Tri-County match.
Janelle Rozendaal was 16-of-16 serving against Iowa Valley. Cunningham went 12-of-16 with an ace serve and Van Dyke was 7-of-9 with an ace. Loftus was 10-of-12 while Fisk (9-of-9) and Jansen (8-of-8) were perfect at the serving line.
The Hawks had four players with perfect serving nights in the Tri-County match led by Janelle Rozendaal at 27-of-27 with two aces serves. Van Dyke was 17-of-17 with five ace serves. Fisk and Loftus both went 7-of-7.
Serving up three aces was senior Kaylee Maasdam, who was 12-of-15. Cunningham went 11-of-12 with two aces.
Leading the net attack was Loftus with 10 kills. Maasdam and Fisk each had four kills and Cunningham had three kills. Van Dyke and sophomores Denali Conover and Cally Gibbs each downed two kills. Sophomore Cayler Noun Harder had one kill.
Janelle Rozendaal had 12 set assists and Cunningham had six set assists. Van Dyke made three solo blocks and Cunningham had two solo blocks.
Makayla Rozendaal had 13 digs and Janelle Rozendaal had 10 digs. Conover and Van Dyke each had six digs and Maasdam had five digs.
Cunningham made four digs while Fisk and Noun Harder each had three digs. Jansen put up two digs. Sophomore Jaden Brand and Loftus had a dig apiece.
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