The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

September 30, 2013

Rebels are runner-up

Herald Staff Report
The Clinton Herald

---- — ANAMOSA -- Northeast bounced back from a three-set loss in its opening match to beat Anamosa and Bellevue, and the Rebels finish second Saturday at the Anamosa volleyball tournament.

"(It was a) much more consistent day for the Rebels," coach Brenda McKone said after her team improved to 8-10. "(They) came out strong and did a much better job of maintaining their intensity and focus throughout the tournament."

North Linn (7-9), which rebounded from a first-set loss to beat the Rebels 14-21, 21-13, 15-13 in the opening match, captured the tournament title with a 3-0 record. Bellevue also took the Lynx to three sets.

Addie Oberman led the Rebels with 21 kills, while Breanne Butler added nine and a team-high six blocks. Kelsey Carder led the way with 22 digs. Courtney Stoll recorded 28 assists, 17 digs and seven ace serves, and Tierra Hildebrandt finished with nine kills, 14 digs and seven aces.

Bellevue (4-14) had even distribution of its statistics, led by Ashley Giesemann's 16 kills, Jackie Kremer's 14 assists, Carly Rubel's 15 digs and Maddie Hiland's six service aces.

Sabers finish 2-2

MONTICELLO -- Central DeWitt finished 2-2 on Saturday at the Monticello Invitational.

The Sabers defeated Marion Linn-Mar and Monticello and lost to Davenport Assumption and West Delaware, ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, in the Class 4A state ratings.

Katie Irwin totaled 28 kills to lead the Sabers (6-15), including nine against Linn-Mar. Mackenzie Kuehn was the assists leader with 63, and Olivia Haack recorded 16 digs.

Warriors go winless

CLARENCE -- Calamus-Wheatland won just one game Saturday at the North Cedar Invitational, losing all four of its matches.

Stephanie Petersen recorded 15 kills and seven blocks to lead the Warriors (8-10), while fellow senior McKenna Luepker had team highs with 19 digs and four aces. Sydney Kerr led Cal-Wheat with 24 assists.

MONTICELLO INVITATIONAL

Scores

Maquoketa def. Marquette Catholic 21-19, 21-11; West Delaware def. Marquette 21-16, 21-10; Central DeWitt def. Marion Linn-Mar 21-19, 12-21, 19-17; Central DeWitt def. Monticello 21-19, 21-15; Linn-Mar def. Marquette 25-13, 25-16; Davenport Assumption def. Monticello 21-10, 21-13; Assumption def. Central DeWitt 24-22, 21-19; Assumption def. Maquoketa 21-12, 21-18; Linn-Mar def. Monticello 21-14, 21-10; West Delaware def. Central DeWitt 21-16, 21-14; West Delaware def. Maquoketa 21-9, 21-13.

Central DeWitt statistical leaders

Kills (77) -- Katie Irwin 28, Amanda Brainerd 14, Elle Ladehoff 13, Abby Grau 10. Assists (71) -- Mackenzie Kuehn 63. Digs (73) -- Olivia Haack 16, Grau 11, Becca Grell 11, Kuehn 11. Blocks (5) -- Brainerd 4. Ace serves (19) -- Grau 6, Haack 3, Irwin 3.

Marquette Catholic statistical leaders

Kills -- Blake Banowetz 4 (vs. Maquoketa), 4 (vs. West Delaware); Marissa Schroeder 5 (vs. Linn-Mar). Assists -- Justine Kalmes 27. Digs -- Banowetz 11 (vs. Maquoketa); Anna Ambrosy 11 (vs. West Delaware), 5 (vs. Linn-Mar). Ace serves -- Kalmes 3 (vs. Maquoketa); Haley Lampe 2 (vs. West Delaware), 2 (vs. Linn-Mar).

ANAMOSA TOURNAMENT

Team standings -- 1. Troy Mills North Linn 3-0; 2. Northeast 2-1; 3. Bellevue 1-2; 4. Anamosa 0-3.

Scores

North Linn def. Northeast 14-21, 21-13, 21-15; Bellevue def. Anamosa 21-16, 21-15; Northeast def. Anamosa 21-5, 21-14; North Linn def. Bellevue 21-14, 18-21, 20-18; Northeast def. Bellevue 21-10, 22-20; North Linn def. Anamosa 21-14, 21-7.

Northeast statistical leaders

Kills -- Addie Oberman 21, Breanne Butler 9, Tierra Hildebrandt 9. Assists -- Courtney Stoll 28, Bailey Claussen 13. Digs -- Kelsey Carder 22, Stoll 17, Parson 15, Hildebrandt 14, Claussen 12. Blocks -- Butler 6, Alicia Perez 1, Oberman 1. Ace serves -- Stoll 7, Hildebrandt 7, Claussen 4, Oberman 3.

Bellevue statistical leaders

Kills (42) -- Ashley Giesemann 16, Maddie Hiland 14, Carly Rubel 7. Assists (37) -- Jackie Kremer 14, Stefanie Reed 13, Maci Reeg 5, Ali Reeg 4. Digs (65) -- Rubel 15, A. Reeg 13, Hiland 9, Kremer 9, Reed 9. Blocks (4) -- Giesemann 2, Rubel 2. Ace serves (19) -- Hiland 6, Rubel 4, Giesemann 3, A. Reeg 3.

NORTH CEDAR INVITATIONAL

North Cedar def. Calamus-Wheatland 21-15, 21-5; Lisbon def. Calamus-Wheatland 21-12, 21-17; Edgewood-Colesburg def. Calamus-Wheatland 21-14, 16-21, 16-14; Springville def. Calamus-Wheatland 25-15, 25-21.

Cal-Wheat statistical leaders

Kills (59) -- Stephanie Petersen 15, Katie Banowetz 14, McKenna Luepker 11, Nina Cray 8. Assists (55) -- Sydney Kerr 24, Kylie Wilhelm 15, Bailey Moellenbeck 9. Digs (99) -- Luepker 19, Banowetz 16, Petersen 14, Wilhelm 11, Tessa Kauffmann 11. Blocks (13) -- Petersen 7, Cray 4, Rebecca Vander Heiden 4. Ace serves -- Luepker 4, Banowetz 3, Vander Heiden 3.