STORM LAKE - Hull Western Christian exhibited its power at the net here Friday night, sweeping the Storm Lake High volleyball team 25-12, 23-13 and 25-15.
"They have a tough ball club," SLHS coach Jacquie Bauer said. "They're the top team in our conference; many of their players competed all year round on club volleyball teams.
"Our girls were scrappy and didn't give up. We're looking forward to our tournament Saturday."
Senior hitter Trish Halder finished with a team-high three kills Tuesday, with Katie Overturf and Heidi Hammen adding two each.
Setter Erin Anderson finished with six set assists on 17 of 19 set attempts. Ali Kofmehl was 15 of 18 in setting with two set assists.
Jenny Jones was seven for seven at the service line for Storm Lake, which dropped to 1-7 in Lakes Conference play.
The Tornado JV team was swept by Western Christian 21-5 and 21-7. Michaela Brungardt was three for three in attacks with one kill. Jaye Kwikkel made good on ten of 11 sets, while Maleia Miller was seven of nine in setting.
Western Christian made it a clean sweep Tuesday, as its freshman team swept their SLHS counterparts 21-4 and 21-11.
SL's Beth Bedel was seven of eight in attacks with one kill. Mylea Zimmerman was 13 of 14 in setting with fellow setter Laura McDowell nine of ten.
With the loss, the Tornado freshmen dropped to 2-6 in Lakes play and to 2-9 overall.