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October 21, 2013

Steamers finish in 4th

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Marquette gets 4th

CENTRAL CITY — Marquette Catholic claimed fourth place Saturday in the finals of the Tri-Rivers Conference tournament.

Springville beat Marquette 25-11, 25-15 in the semifinals, then Midland defeated the Mohawks 25-22, 25-21 for third place.

Blake Banowetz had team highs with 10 kills and four aces in the two matches for the Mohawks (14-14), while Justine Kalmes had 23 assists and Anna Ambrosy recorded 16 digs.

Springville defeated Alburnett 25-18, 25-15 for the championship.

Sabers go 1-3

DAVENPORT — Central DeWitt finished 1-3 on Saturday at the Davenport Central tournament, with its lone win coming against the host school.

Abby Grau had eight kills in the 25-17, 25-23 win against the Blue Devils and tied Amanda Brainerd for team honors on the day with 18. Brainerd led the way with nine blocks, while Grau had a team-leading six aces. Mackenzie Kuehn had 67 assists, and Steph Schrader made 21 digs for the Sabers (9-23).

CHS freshman win

ELDRIDGE — Clinton’s freshman team finished 4-0 to win the Pool A title Saturday at the Lancer Freshman Invitational hosted by North Scott High School.

Clinton beat Burlington 21-2, 21-8; North Scott Red 21-11, 21-6; Bettendorf Gold 17-21, 21-15, 15-11; and Davenport West Red 21-4, 21-5. Bettendorf Gold finished second with a 3-1 record.

Muscatine Purple was the Pool B champion, and Pleasant Valley won Pool C. Both of those teams also finished 4-0.

MENDOTA TOURNAMENT

Fulton results

Pool play — Fulton def. Lexington 25-20, Lexington def. Fulton 25-23, Streator def. Fulton 25-22, Fulton def. Streator 25-13, Fulton def. Mendota 25-23, Mendota def. Fulton 25-23.

Semifinals — Coal City def. Fulton 19-25, 25-16, 25-23.

Third-place match — Ottawa def. Fulton 19-25, 27-25, 25-10.

Fulton statistical leaders

Kills — Betsy Leonard 39, Rachael Beiermann 31, Chelsea Lesniewski 29. Assists — Beiermann 55, Olivia Edfors 54. Digs — Averi Leitzen 66, Jamie Huennekens 46, Lesniewski 34. Blocks — Leonard 15, Lesniewski 2. Ace serves — Leonard 12, Lesniewski 9, Leitzen 6.

TRI-RIVERS CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

Semifinals — Springville def. Marquette Catholic 25-11, 25-15; Alburnett def. Midland 19-21, 21-13, 15-7.

Championship — Springville def. Alburnett 25-18, 25-15. Third place — Midland def. Marquette 25-22, 25-21.

Marquette statistical leaders

Kills (25) — Blake Banowetz 10, Haley Lampe 7, Marissa Schroeder 6. Assists (23) — Justine Kalmes 23. Digs (68) — Anna Ambrosy 16, Banowetz 14, Tayler Richman 13, Kalmes 12, Lampe 10. Blocks — None. Ace serves (6) — Banowetz 4, Kalmes 2.

DAVENPORT CENTRAL TOURNAMENT

Central DeWitt results

Cascade def. Central DeWitt 26-24, 25-22; LaPorte City Union def. Central DeWitt 25-20, 25-14; Clear Creek-Amana def. Central DeWitt 25-12, 25-21; Central DeWitt def. Davenport Central 25-17, 25-23.

Central DeWitt statistical leaders

Kills (74) — Amanda Brainerd 18, Abby Gray 18, Olivia Haack 17, Katie Irwin 16. Assists (72) — Mackenzie Kuehn 67, Kalyn Bowen 3. Digs (97) — Steph Schrader 21, Kuehn 19, Irwin 13, Haack 11. Blocks (11) — Brainerd (6 assists, 3 solos), Irwin (4 assists), Grau (3 assists). Ace serves (18) — Grau 6, Schrader 3, Rachel Koph 3.

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