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Rebels rally back, put away Newell-Fonda in five

Monday, October 8, 2012

NEWELL - Sioux Central and Newell-Fonda wrapped up their portions of the Twin Lakes Conference slate in Newell Thursday night, with the Rebels rallying from two down to steal one on the road in five; 27-29, 22-25, 25-23, 25-19, 15-13.

Both squads finished at 4-6 in conference play, with the Mustangs finishing seventh overall and the Rebels ninth.

"So very proud of my girls," said Sioux Central head coach Sue Mattson. "They never game up. It's very hard to come back and win the match after losing the first wo sets. All my players did so many good things. It was a good win."

Hallie Ehlers led the Rebels with 13 kills to go with four aces and 23 digs. Nicole Hamilton had 12 kills, 19 digs and three aces, Erin Rachuy had nine kills and 20 digs, Bailey McGuire had 19 assists and 26 digs, Nicole Scharn 10 assists, Gloria Jensen nine assists and Tayler Fahnlander 15 digs.

"We passed quite well, which enabled us to set the ball up," said Mattson. "My hitters need to continue to work on transitioning off so they can get more power to their hit. It was a good night for the Lady Rebels."

Claudia Larsen led Newell-Fonda with 14 kills, 10 digs and three blocks. Andrea Christensen had 10 kills, four assists, seven digs and two aces, Andrea Whitmore had 10 kills, 23 digs and two blocks, Abby Smith had eight kills and seven digs, Sydney Kay had 19 assists and 17 digs, Courtney Temple had 13 assits and 12 digs, and Jennifer Lampe had 24 digs.

The Mustangs drop to 11-23 on the season while the Rebels move to 14-14. The teams will begin Twin Lakes Conference tournament action on Tuesday with the Mustangs in Rockwell City and the Rebels in Laurens.

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