The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

October 23, 2013

Warriors advance in Class 1A

WHEATLAND — Calamus-Wheatland swept Rivermont Collegiate of Bettendorf on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Iowa Class 1A Region 7 high school volleyball tournament.

McKenna Luepker led the Warriors (12-15) with eight kills and 10 digs, and she also recorded four service aces. Sydney Kerr led Cal-Wheat with 10 assists, and Rebecca Vander Heiden had five of the Warriors’ 22 aces.

Calamus-Wheatland will serve as a quarterfinals-round host, too. Lone Tree, which swept Cedar Valley Christian on Tuesday, will travel to Wheatland to face the Warriors next Tuesday.

Bellevue ousted

CASCADE — Cascade swept Bellevue to dismiss the Comets from the Iowa Class 2A regional tournament.

Bailey Holmes and Holly Hunt each delivered eight kills to lead Cascade to the 25-12, 25-15, 25-15 win Tuesday in Region 7.

Ashley Giesemann and Maddie Hiland each had five kills to lead the Comets.

Cascade will face North Cedar in the quarterfinals next Tuesday.


Cal-Wheat statistical leaders

Kills (28) — McKenna Luepker 8, Stephanie Petersen 6, Nina Cray 3. Assists (26) — Sydney Kerr 10, Kylie Wilhelm 7, Bailey Moellenbeck 4. Blocks (1) — Petersen 1. Ace serves (22) — Rebecca Vander Heiden 5, Luepker 4, Abigail Perry 3, Petersen 3, Wilhelm 3.

CASCADE 25-25-25, BELLEVUE 12-15-15

Kills — Bellevue (22), Ashley Giesemann 5, Maddie Hiland 5, Jackie Kremer 4, Ali Reeg 4; Cascade (38), Bailey Holmes 8, Holly Hunt 8, Mallory McDermott 7. Assists — Bellevue (20) — Stefanie Reed 9, Kremer 6; Cascade (33), Megan McDermott 28, Mallory McDermott 2, Abbey Meyer 2. Digs — Bellevue (52), Kremer 20, Reeg 12, Hiland 6; Cascade (61), Me. McDermott 14, Meyer 12, Hunt 12, Holmes 10. Blocks — Bellevue (2) — Giesemann 1 assist, Maddie Hiland 1 assist, Maci Reeg 1 assist, Carly Rubel 1 assist; Cascade (3), Ma. McDermott 2 assists, Ally Merfeld 2 assists. Ace serves — Bellevue (0); Cascade (5), Me. McDermott 2, Chloe Rhea 2.

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