The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

November 6, 2013

Volleyball: Erie falls in three at sectional semifinals

Herald Staff Report
The Clinton Herald

---- — PEARL CITY, Ill. — Keith Country Day of Rockford dominated the first and third games and defeated Erie 25-8, 22-25, 25-4 on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Illinois Class 1A Pearl City Sectional.

Savannah Mettler led the Cardinals with six kills, Courtney Cobert had seven digs and two aces, and Mary Chapman led the way with 14 assists.

Keith Country Day will face Stockton in Thursday’s championship. The Blackhawks defeated one of Erie’s Three Rivers Conference rivals, Sterling Newman, 25-21, 25-13 in Tuesday’s other semifinal.

ROCKFORD KEITH COUNTRY DAY 25-22-25, ERIE 8-25-4

Erie statistical leaders

Kills — Savannah Mettler 6, Rachel Cobert 3, Delaney Tegeler 2, Emily Cox 2. Assists — Mary Chapman 14, Mettler 1. Digs — Courtney Cobert 7, Megan Heun 4, Mettler 4, R. Cobert 4, Cait Maloney 4. Blocks — Mettler 1, R. Cobert 1. Ace serves — C. Cobert 2, Chapman 1.