Area volleyball updates and scores.
POMEROY - Ashlea Payne went 18-for-21 with seven kills in hitting and added eight set assists and nine digs, but it wasn't enough as Pomeroy-Palmer defeated Alta 15-7, 15-5, 15-6 in a Northwest Conference match on Wednesday night at Pomeroy.
Greta Lichtenberg was 18-for-26 in hitting with five kills for Alta, now 1-1. Jaime Parkhurst was 9-for-12 with three kills.
Shandra Walker and Angie Brugman each went 9-for-9 in serving. Casi Flink was 7-for-7 and Jess Garrison 7-for-8. Walker had eight digs and Garrison added five.
Schaller-Crestland knocked off Aurelia in a Northwest Conference match Wednesday.
Nicole Benes went 19-for-20 with six kills in hitting to lead Aurelia, now 1-1. Kati Nelson was 14-for-14 and Vernice Alfred 11-for-17.
Jessica Monical led the serving effort, going 13-for-14. Alfred was 11-for-12 and Jill Smith 8-for-8.
Mel Corrington made good on 32 of 32 set attempts with six assists. Smith was 17 of 17. Smith charted 12 digs, Nelson six and Monical four. Nelson tallied three blocks and Corrington added two.
Sara Larsen went 27-for-31 with 11 kills in hitting and charted nine blocks to help send Newell-Fonda to a Northwest Conference win over Albert City-Truesdale on Wednesday.
Ashley Bellinghausen went 12-for-14 in hitting with three kills. Erin Kies had seven kills.
Bellinghausen went a perfect 13-for-13 in serving for the Mustangs, now 2-1. Ashley Loos was 16-for-19 with three aces and Kies 15-for-19 with seven aces.
Loos charted 38 sets with seven assists, while Jenny Scharn had 36 sets with eight assists. Mallary Chapman came up with five digs and Andrea Larsen added four.
"I thought we came out ready to play and then we lost our intensity," Newell-Fonda coach Kim Sievers said. "We got too relaxed and AC-T was playing very scrappy."
April Schuknecht went 30-for-36 in hitting with 11 kills for AC-T, now 2-1. Kali Erlandson was 12-for-19 with four kills.
Schuknecht led AC-T in serving, going 22-for-22 with four aces. Alicia Lovin and Cassi Johnson went 14-for-14. Steph Fales was 10-for-12.
Fales made good on 32 of 39 set attempts with seven assists. Lori Hogrefe was 24 of 31 with six assists. Erlandson had seven digs and Schuknecht six.
"We made some very poor decisions at crucial times and that really hurt us," AC-T coach Kim Johnson said.
West Monona 9-10-9
Darci Vohs charted 16 kills and added seven blocks and six digs as Galva-Holstein beat West Monona on Thursday.
Renee Dentlinger and Tegan Jepsen each had six kills, whille Kelly Andresen added five. Steph Phelps charted 26 set assists.
Defensively, Jepsen and Emily Frank tallied seven digs apiece. Phelps added six. Frank also had four ace serves.
Woodbury Central 9-10-9
Darci Vohs recorded 10 kills and five digs to help send Galva-Holstein to a win over Woodbury Central on Thursday.
Renee Dentlinger charted nine kills, while Tegan Jepsen added four. Steph Phelps tallied 25 set assists.
Emily Frank came up with 11 digs for the Pirates, now 4-0 in the conference and 6-2 overall. Kelly Andresen had seven digs and three ace serves.