The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

September 27, 2013

Steamers win again, this time over Prophetstown

Herald Staff Report
The Clinton Herald

---- — PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — Fulton picked up its second victory in three days Thursday, defeating Prophetstown 21-25, 25-14, 25-20 in Three Rivers Conference volleyball.

The Steamers, who came back after trailing 17-14 in the third set, improved to 3-11, 3-5 in conference play. The Prophets dropped to 3-6, 2-3.

Betsy Leonard led Fulton with nine kills and nine serving points, while Chelsea Lesniewski had eight kills, eight serving points and eight digs. Rachael Beiermann made 21 assists, while Ann Renkes served five aces.

Prophetstown’s Karlie Stafford led all players with 10 kills. She also had seven digs. Teammate Kate Fringer had 17 assists and three aces.

Springville tops Irish

SPRINGVILLE — Springville took advantage of serving and Prince of Peace mistakes for a three-set victory Thursday in Tri-Rivers Conference volleyball.

The Irish had more hitting errors (22) than kills (11) as Springville won 25-9, 25-13, 25-10. The Orioles also delivered 17 aces.

Sydney Laufenberg led the Irish with four kills, while Shannon Kuehl had a team-high six assists and Hunter Chapman had 15 of the Irish’s 28 digs.

Northeast swept

IOWA CITY — Iowa City Regina surrendered just 28 points as it swept Northeast 25-5, 25-15, 25-8 on Thursday in River Valley Conference volleyball.

Addie Oberman led the Rebels (6-9) with three kills.

Regina evened its record at 7-7.

Lisbon tops Mohawks

BELLEVUE — Lisbon improved to 16-3 on Thursday with a 25-23, 25-19, 21-25, 25-16 win against Marquette Catholic in Tri-Rivers Conference volleyball.

Blake Banowetz recorded 17 kills and 20 digs for the Mohawks (9-7).

Comets fall in 4

MONTICELLO — Monticello won back-to-back 25-19 sets to open the match then finished off Bellevue 25-20 after the Comets won the third game 25-12.

Ashley Giesemann had 13 kills to lead Bellevue (3-12). Monticello improved to 4-10.

Warriors win at home

WHEATLAND — McKenna Luepker and Katie Banowetz each recorded double-digit kill totals to lead Calamus-Wheatland past visiting Central City in Tri-Rivers play Thursday.

The Warriors improved to 8-6 with the 25-9, 23-25, 25-15, 25-13 victory.

Luepker led Cal-Wheat with 11 kills, and Banowetz, a freshman, added 10. Banowetz also recorded four block assists as the Warriors finished with eight blocks

FULTON 21-25-25, PROPHETSTOWN 25-14-20

Kills — Fulton, Betsy Leonard 9, Chelsea Lesniewski 8, Camerin Huizenga 6; Prophetstown, Karlie Stafford 10, Claire Milnes 9. Assists — Fulton, Rachael Beiermann 21, Olivia Edfors 10; Prophetstown, Kate Fringer 17. Digs — Fulton, Averi Leitzen 12, Marla Stoecker 10, Lesniewski 8; Prophetstown, Stafford 7, Katlyn Shirley 5. Blocks — Fulton, Lesniewski 1, Beiermann 1; Prophetstown, Claire Milnes 2. Ace serves — Fulton, Ann Renkes 5, Beiermann 2, Lesniewski 1; Prophetstown, Fringer 3.

Sophomores — Prophetstown won 22-25, 25-17, 15-11.

Freshmen — Fulton won 25-17, 25-16.

SPRINGVILLE 25-25-25, PRINCE OF PEACE 9-13-10

Kills — Prince of Peace (11), Sydney Laufenberg 4, Rebecca Divarco 3; Springville (32), Leanna Mysak 11, Kerrigan Riley 6, Megan Wagaman 5, Sidney Hopkins 5. Assists — Prince of Peace (11), Shannon Kuehl 6, Erin Kuehn 4; Springville (23), Hopkins 19. Digs — Prince of Peace (28), Hunter Chapman 15, Krista Atkinson 3, Kuehn 3, Laufenberg 3; Springville (21), Sarah Matus 4, Riley 4, Hopkins 3, Ashley Brady 3. Blocks — Springville (7), Wagaman 3, Christine Hoogland 2. Ace serves — Prince of Peace (4), Laufenberg 2; Springville (17), Tracy Kilburg 4, Matus 4, Emmie Rommann 4, Mysak 3.

IOWA CITY REGINA 25-25-25, NORTHEAST 5-15-8

Northeast statistical leaders

Kills — Addie Oberman 3, Hannah Kilburg 2. Assists — Bailey Claussen 4, Courtney Stoll 3. Digs — Baylie Parson 9, Oberman 8, Kelsey Carder 4, Ashley Kruse 4, Tierra Hildebrandt 4. Blocks — Peyton Gray 2.

LISBON 25-25-21-25, MARQUETTE CATHOLIC 23-19-25-16

Marquette statistical leaders

Kills — Blake Banowetz 17, Marissa Schroeder 7, Haley Lampe 6. Assists — Justin Kalmes 30. Digs — Banowetz 20, Kalmes 17, Anna Ambrosy 16, Lampe 12. Blocks — Schroeder 2. Ace serves — Schroeder 4, Banowetz 3.

MONTICELLO 25-25-12-25, BELLEVUE 19-19-25-20

Bellevue statistical leaders

Kills — Ashley Giesemann 13, Maddie Hiland 7, Carly Rubel 4. Assists — Stefanie Reed 10, Jackie Kremer 7. Digs — Ali Reeg 13, Giesemann 12, Hiland 12. Blocks — Hiland 2, Rubel 2. Ace serves — Reed 4, Giesemann 3.

CALAMUS-WHEATLAND 25-23-25-25, CENTRAL CITY 9-25-15-13

Cal-Wheat statistical leaders

Kills — McKenna Luepker 11, Katie Banowetz 10, Stephanie Petersen 8. Assists — Sydney Kerr 20, Kylie Wilhelm 9. Digs — Banowetz 8, Luepker 6, Tessa Kauffmann 4, Petersen 4. Blocks — Banowetz 4, Petersen 4, Nine Cray 3, Rebecca Vander Heiden 3. Ace serves — Kerr 5, Banowetz 4, Luepker 3.