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Spencer sweeps SLHS spikers

Monday, September 26, 2005

Spencer showed its power at the net here Thursday night, dealing the Storm Lake High volleyball team a 3-0 loss.

The Tigers won the Lakes Conference matchup 26-24, 25-16 and 25-20.

"We battled tough in the first game," SLHS coach Jacquie Bauer said. "Jenny Jones went down early in the second game, but Lindsay Guenther did a nice job of stepping in.

"We are still working on staying focused throughout the whole night. "

Tornado hitters Katie Overturf and Kristan Erskine led Storm Lake with five kills each. Hammen was eight for eight in attacks while Erskine was 9 of 11. Heidi Hammen was 8 for 8 in attacks with three kills.

Trish Halder served for six points, while setter Erin Anderson served for five. Anderson added seven set assists on 38 of 41 setting. Ali Kofmehl was 17 of 19 in setting with six set assists.

The Tornado JV volleyball team swept its Spencer counterparts 21-19, 21-17 and 21-19.

Michaela Brungardt was 7 of 7 in attacks with four kills while Amy Berg was 6 of 7 in hitting with two kills. Setter Jaye Kwikkel finished with six set assists on 22 of 25 sets. Maleia Miller was 12 of 12 in setting with three set assists.

Kwikkel was tough at the service line, serving 10 of 10 with seven points. Jenna Smith was 8 of 8 at the line and served for six points while Angela Lai and Brungardt both served for five points. With the win the SL JV team improved to 6 -4 overall and to 3-1 in conference action.

"The girls did an outstanding job all the way around," said JV coach Staci Maloy. "They really showed their true talent."

The Tornado freshman team won its match with Spencer, 21-19, 22-20 and 15-11. With the win, the SL freshmen improved to 2-5 overall and to 2-2 in Lakes play.

Leading the offense for the SL frosh was Courtney Lovetinsky, who was 15 of 17 in attacks with three kills. Beth Bedel was 14 of 15 with two kills.Setter Mylea Zimmerman had two set assists on 11 of 13 sets and Laura McDowell was 11 of 15 with one set assist.

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