The Nashua-Plainfield Husky volleyball team was at Northwood-Kensett last night for a Top of Iowa Conference match-up with the Vikings. Nashua was unable to keep up with Northwood as the Huskies went down in straight sets by scores of 25-11, 25-12 and 25-19. Nashua-Plainfield volleyball is now 1-2 overall this season and 1-1 in conference play. They will look to get back on track tomorrow night at West Fork.
The Osage Green Devil volleyball team was in Manly last night for a Top of Iowa Conference match against Central Springs. Osage dropped the first game 25-21, but then rattled off 25-19, 25-23 and 25-18 wins to take the match three games to one. Kelsey Havel led the Green Devils with 17 kills and three ace serves, Rylie Olson had 38 assists and Kourtney Chambers and Brenna Jacobs each had 16 digs. Osage improves to 2-0 overall this season and they are also 2-0 in the conference. The Green Devils will look to make it three in a row tomorrow night at home against Saint Ansgar.
The Rockford Warrior volleyball team was swept last night in a Top of Iowa Conference contest at the hands of West Fork. The match was very competitive, but the Warriors could not make a long enough run at the end of any game as scores went 25-21, 25-23 and 26-24. Rockford is now 1-2 overall and 0-2 in conference games. Their next competition will be held next Tuesday night at Northwood-Kensett.
The Saint Ansgar Saints volleyball team was victorious in a non-conference match at home against Decorah last night. After dropping the first game 25-17, the Saints won 25-20, 25-14 and 25-20 to claim the three games to one match win. The Saints improve to 1-1 this season and will play again tomorrow night at Osage.
The Osage, North Butler, Rockford and Saint Ansgar boys and girls cross country teams competed last night in Mason City. In the boys race, Osage was the top finishing team from our area as they came in eighth place with 216 team points. North Butler came in eleventh with 303 points, Saint Ansgar was twelfth with 353 points and Rockford wound up in fourteenth with 415 team points. Ben Huftalin was had the best time of our area boys as he finished in nineteenth place with a time of 18 minutes. In the girls race, Osage finished in second place as a team with 79 points, Saint Ansgar came in eight place with 224 team points and North Butler and Rockford did not have enough participants to earn a team score. Individually, Megan Mooberry of Osage came in second place with a time of 19 minutes and 59 seconds, Sheridan LaCoste turned in a time of 20 minutes and 38 seconds to finish in fourth place, Ady Carlson of Saint Ansgar claimed thirteenth place with a time of 21 minutes and 31 seconds.