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Lynnville-Sully volleyball loses at Belle Plaine

Lynnville-Sully senior Mallory Loftus is at the net for a tip to avoid to potential blockers of Iowa Valley in Monday's home match in Sully. Lynnville-Sully lost at Belle Plaine on Tuesday in three sets.
Lynnville-Sully senior Mallory Loftus is at the net for a tip to avoid to potential blockers of Iowa Valley in Monday's home match in Sully. Lynnville-Sully lost at Belle Plaine on Tuesday in three sets.

BELLE PLAINE — Lynnville-Sully's Hawks couldn't close out their regular-season South Iowa Cedar League slate with a win on the road Tuesday. The Hawks, who went five sets at home on Monday to beat Iowa Valley, fell to host Belle Plaine in three sets.

Belle Plaine, which improved to 7-0 in SICL play, handed the Hawks a 25-13, 25-18, 25-22 setbeck. Belle Plaine is the SICL East division champion. Lynnville-Sully finished the SICL regular season at 6-2 and is the SICL West champion.

The Hawks host BGM and Sigourney at 5 p.m. Monday in SICL tournament pool play. BGM plays Sigourney to open the action then the winner takes on Lynnville-Sully. On Oct. 17, SICL pool winners and runners-up are seeded into SICL Gold and Silver quads with the highest-seeded SICL West teams hosting.

Against Belle Plaine Tuesday, the Hawks were 55-of-59 serving led by junior Cayler Noun Harder who was 14-of-14 with one ace serve. Junior Denali Conover was 10-of-10 with one ace.

For the net attack, senior Mallory Loftus had six kills, five solo blocks and three assisted blocks. Junior Korinne Jansen had four kills, one solo blocks and two assisted blocks.

Putting up four solo blocks and had one assisted block along with three kills was junior Krystal Van Dyke. Cally Gibbs, a junior, had two solo blocks and three block assists.

Conover had two kills and Noun Harder had one kill. Noun Harder was credited with 11 set assists and Gibbs had two set assists.

Noun Harder led the team with 16 digs and Jansen had 12 digs. Conover and Loftus each had 10 digs.

Lynnville-Sully (15-6) plays in Saturday's Davis County Invitational, which starts at 9 a.m., in Bloomfield.

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