In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet volleyball team opened up Northeast Iowa Conference play at home against Decorah. Last night was extra special as it was the first competition in the new Comet Gym. Charles City breezed through the Vikings as they won the match three games to none by scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-9. Junior Tayler Schmidt had a team high nine kills and seniors Kelsi Crooks and Katie Foster had eight kills apiece. Junior Sydney Loeckle finished the night with 27 assists. Foster had a team high 12 digs and Crooks had a team high three ace serves. The Comet volleyball team is now 5-2 overall this season and start the NEIC season at 1-0. Next up for the Comet netters will be a triangular meet in Clear Lake tomorrow.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky volleyball team was swept last night in Top of Iowa Conference action at Central Springs. The Huskies went down by scores of 25-22, 25-18 and 25-21. Britney Holthaus led Nashua with six kills, Sydney Hanson dished out twelve assists and Sierra Fisher finished the night with three ace serves. Nashua volleyball drops to 2-3 overall this season and they fall to 2-2 in conference play. The Huskies will next be in action on Saturday in a tournament in Parkersburg.
The Saint Ansgar Saints volleyball team made quick work of North Butler last night at home in Top of Iowa Conference play as they won three games to none by scores of 25-16, 25-14 and 25-16. Madison Eibes led Saint Ansgar with 17 kills, Tara Kramer had 20 assists for the Saints and Jadyn Anderson had seven ace serves. The Saint Ansgar volleyball team improves to 3-4 overall and 1-2 in Top of Iowa Conference matches while North Butler drops to 3-6 and 0-3. Next up for the Saints will be a home contest against West Fork next Tuesday. The Bearcats will play again tomorrow night at Osage.
The Rockford Warrior volleyball team was in Northwood last night for a Top of Iowa Conference match-up with the Vikings. Northwood-Kensett won the first two games, but Rockford won games three and four to force a fifth game to decide the match. Northwood was able to squeak by the Warriors 15-13 in the final game to take the match three games to two. Mackenzie Rooney had 19 kills to lead Rockford and Skylar Schmitt added sixteen. Theresa Jones had 54 assists for the Warriors and was a perfect 23-23 serving. Rockford volleyball falls to 1-3 overall this season and they are 0-3 in the Conference. They will look for their first conference win tomorrow night at home against Mason City Newman.