The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

October 30, 2013

Volleyball: Erie advances to the regional final

LANARK, Ill. — Top-seeded Erie rallied after losing the first game and took the next two to beat Milledgeville 20-25, 25-20, 25-12 on Tuesday and advance to Thursday’s championship of the Illinois Class 1A Eastland Regional.

The Cardinals will take on the host school at 6 p.m. Thursday for the right to advance to the Pearl City Sectional semifinals. Eastland, the No. 3 seed, beat second-seeded Forreston 25-18, 25-20 in Tuesday’s second semifinal.

Rachel Cobert delivered 19 kills and four blocks to lead Erie in both categories. Savannah Mettler added 11 kills and 11 digs. Courtney Cobert’s 18 digs were a team high, while Mary Chapman had 31 assists and RaeAnna Stover recorded three aces.

Eastland was led by Cassidy Logemann’s 13 kills in its win, while Makenzie Fink and Sydney Guenther had seven blocks each.

Thunder ousted

DAKOTA — Dakota protected its home court, beating West Carroll 25-17, 25-15 on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Illinois Class 2A Dakota Regional.

The Indians will face Lena-Winslow in Thursday’s final.

Mohawks advance

BELLEVUE — Marquette Catholic swept Easton Valley 25-9, 26-24, 25-13 on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Iowa Class 1A Region 7 tournament.

Blake Banowetz recorded 13 kills to lead the Mohawks (15-14), who take on Springville in Friday’s semifinals in Wyoming. Justine Kalmes had 23 assists, Tayler Richman had two blocks and Anna Ambrosy finished with 22 digs and three aces in the win.

Warriors move on

WHEATLAND — Calamus-Wheatland earned a spot in the Class 1A Region 7 semifinals by defeating Lone Tree 25-16, 25-10, 25-21 on Tuesday.

The Warriors (13-15) will face New London in a semifinal matchup Friday in West Liberty.

ERIE 20-25-25, MILLEDGEVILLE 25-20-12

Erie statistical leaders

Kills — Rachel Cobert 19, Savannah Mettler 11. Assists — Mary Chapman 31, Emily Cox 3. Digs — Courtney Cobert 18, Savannah Mettler 11. Blocks — R. Cobert 4, Delaney Tegeler 3. Ace serves — RaeAnna Stover 3, Megan Heun 1.


Marquette statistical leaders

Kills (30) — Blake Banowetz 13, Tayler Richman 6, Haley Lampe 5. Assists (26) — Justine Kalmes 23. Digs (84) — Anna Ambrosy 22, Kalmes 19, Richman 14, Banowetz 13, Lampe 11. Blocks (3) — Richman 2, Banowetz 1. Ace serves (6) — Ambrosy 3.



Text Only
High School Sports
  • Evers: For love of the green CLINTON - Conner Evers calls The Oaks Golf Course his home. There isn't a day where Evers won't visit the golf course on the city's west side. "I spend a lot of time here," Evers said with a laugh. "This is my second home. I love golf, and there's no

    April 24, 2014

  • 4-24-14 1B-photo, Ladehoff signs CCC right for Ladehoff DEWITT - Joe Shovlain says Clinton Community College has a great selling point: opportunity. For Central DeWitt senior Ellie Ladehoff, there was another key factor in her decision to attend the school. Ladehoff, who joined 11 of her classmates on sta

    April 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • 4-24-14 1B-Photo, Drake story Youngsters take on oval

    CLINTON -- One of the biggest track meets in the nation begins today, and the youngsters will kick off the event at Drake University in Des Moines. The high school portion of the Drake Relays begins at 3 p.m. with the field events, and Clinton senior

    April 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • Schreiber wins dual; Coppess 2nd at tri BETTENDORF -- To be the best, you have to beat the best. Brittany Coppess came close to doing that Tuesday at Hidden Hills Golf Course in a triangular meet between North Scott, Clinton and Pleasant Valley. Coppess finished with a nine-hole 42, 5 over

    April 23, 2014

  • 4-23-14 1B-photo, ethan jones Jones has eyes set on prize FULTON, Ill. -- Ethan Jones has all the confidence that he can become the Three Rivers Conference Player of the Year in baseball. "I just need to work hard, show up everyday and just play the best that I can every game so I can help my team win," Jo

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lancers blank Queens, Kings CLINTON -- Chloe Gottschalk scored a hat trick to lead North Scott past Clinton 7-0 in girls soccer Tuesday night. Gina Matthys added a pair of goals, while Lindsay Gallens and Olivia Schmidt scored once apiece. Abby Nass played all 80 minutes in goa

    April 23, 2014

  • 4-23-14 1B or 3B-Photo, Gateway B race Kings kick off big week at Gateway CLINTON -- It's not quite the state meet in terms of importance, but this week is right up there for the Clinton boys track and field team. Seniors Deshond Robinson and Nathan Harden were in top form Tuesday as they tuned up for the Drake Relays by h

    April 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • Welcome-back win CLINTON -- Scoring in every event, the Camanche boys track and field team presented coach Mark Metzger with a terrific "welcome back" gift Tuesday evening. The Indians piled up 171 points to win the Class B portion of the 94th annual Gateway Classic

    April 23, 2014

  • 4-22-14 2B-Photo, Fulton baseball Morrison wins twinbill at Fulton FULTON, Ill. -- As Fulton baseball coach Kyle Miller put it after losing both games to Morrison on Monday, the losses were tough to swallow, but all the Steamers could do afterward was tip their hats toward the Mustangs. Morrison won 1-0, then 11-4

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Irish's Evers second CLINTON -- Conner Evers pulled out his go-to motivation when struggling on the golf course. Not anything in his bag particularly, but a small booklet of pick-me-up quotes. He picked the right one, because Evers, a junior for Prince of Peace, finished

    April 22, 2014

Sports Updates