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Five area teams advance to semifinals

Friday, October 20, 2000

ALBERT CITY - Karla Hogrefe went 30-for-32 in hitting with 17 kills and Emily Ehlers was 23-for-27 with 11 kills to help power Albert City-Truesdale to a 15-4, 15-5, 15-6 victory over Storm Lake St. Mary's in a Class 1A district volleyball tournament match Tuesday night at Albert City.

AC-T, now 10-9 overall, played Laurens-Marathon, which is 23-5-1 overall, on Wednesday in a semifinal.

Alicia Lovin went 14-for-14 in serving for AC-T. Hogrefe was 11-for-11, Lindsey Lullman 11-for-12 and April Schuknecht 13-for-15.

Lullmann made good on 22 of 29 set attempts with nine assists. Schuknecht was 18 of 27 with 11 assists. Hogrefe and Schuknecht charted five digs apiece, while Ehlers added four. Schuknecht and Mandy Schramm each had two blocks.

St. Mary's ends its season at 5-17-1 overall.

Alta 13-15, 16-5-15

Schaller-Crest. 15-9-14-15-13

Ashlea Payne went 19-for-24 in hitting with nine kills and Nicole Kjolhede was 26-for-33 with seven kills as Alta eliminated Schaller-Crestland from the district tournament with a five-game win Tuesday.

Alta, now 12-6-1 overall, played Sioux Central on Wednesday night in the semifinal round.

Laurie Grieme went 22-for-26 with seven kills in hitting for Alta. Megan Brechwald was a perfect 24-for-24 in serving, while Danielle Allen was 20-for-21, Shandra Walker 13-for-13, Jamie Snyder 13-for-14 and Kjolhede went 11-for-12.

Allen charted 24 set assists, while Payne charted 15 digs. Brechwald and Snyder each had nine digs and Brooke Ryherd added eight. Grieme and Greta Lichtenberg each tallied eight blocks.

Schaller-Crestland finished its season at 16-8.

Sioux Central 15-11-8-15-15

Aurelia 11-15-15-9-7

Leslie McCall went 29-for-34 in hitting with 13 kills as Sioux Central knocked Aurelia out of district play Tuesday night. Sioux Central played Alta on Wednesday night in the semifinals.

Beth Sickelka was 19-for-21 in hitting with seven kills, Holly Beacom 17-for-18 with six kills, Julie Goettsch 13-for-13 with 11 kills, Ann Krummen 14-for-16 with six kills and Michelle Grover 10-for-13 with five kills.

Goettsch led the serving effort, going 32-for-32 with five aces. Sickelka was 13-for-13 with four aces, McCall 12-for-13 with two aces, Grover 9-for-10, Beacom 15-for-17 and Krummen 16-for-19.

Sickelka made good on 45 of 45 set attempts with 20 assists, while Krummen was 48 of 51 with 19 assists. Goettsch charted 23 digs and Beacom had nine digs and seven blocks. McCall had six blocks.

Kim Parker went 43-for-47 in hitting with 16 kills for Aurelia. Emily Jipp was 28-for-34 with 14 kills and Liz Scharton 14-for-15.

Jada Rapp went 18-for-19 in serving with three aces, while Jill Smith was 15-for-16, Kati Nelson 18-for-18 and Jipp 17-for-18. Lindsay Ireland made good on 57 of 58 set attempts with 13 assists. Smith was 15 of 15 with seven assists and Jessica Monical 11 of 12 with seven assists.

Parker had four digs and Scharton four blocks for Aurelia, which finished 9-8-1.

Laurens-Marathon 15-15-15

Newell-Fonda 5-6-3

Laurens-Marathon eliminated Newell-Fonda from the district tournament with a victory Tuesday night. The Chargers played AC-T on Wednesday.

Jenny Scharn went 46-for-49 in setting with nine assists for Newell-Fonda. Sara Larsen went 4-for-4 in serving, while Mallary Chapman and Ashley Bellinghausen went 3-for-3.

Galva-Holstein 15-15-15

Sac City 2-1-7

Darci Vohs charted 11 kills, eight digs, five ace serves ad four blocks to help ninth-ranked Galva-Holstein beat Sac City in a district quarterfinal Tuesday.

Galva-Holstein, now 30-2-2 overall, played Battle Creek-Ida Grove on Wednesday night.

Kristen Beyer tallied seven kills, four digs and two blocks for the Pirates. Taneal Jepsen had four kills, eight digs and three ace serves, while Stacy Friedrichsen charted 20 set assists and three digs.



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