The Lourdes Volleyball team added two more wins after defeating Lewiston and Pawnee City in triangular play on Tuesday, October 9, at Lewiston High School.
Lourdes have tallied 12 wins on the year, as the season winds down.
Lourdes defeated Lewiston 25-6, 25-9.
Elaina Madison and Gina McGowen scored high on kill percentage. Madison had eight kills and a percentage of .500, and McGowen added four kills with a .43 kill percentage.
Coach Michelle Kreifels said that Jacey Kreifels was really connecting with both middles and that was due to great passing in the back row from Addie DeFreece, Ainsley Esser, Emma Heng, and Ivye Meyer.
Baumert and Meyer, each had two kills. Baumert smacked two kills on two swings.
Jacey led in assists with 11; Meyer, two.
DeFreece had three serving aces and Esser led in digs with five.
McGowen was solid at the net with three solo blocks.
Lourdes defeated Pawnee City; 25-11, 25-15.
In the second game, Madison was on fire with a kill percentage of .500 and nine kills; Baumert, three, Esser, two; Meyer and McGowen, one each.
Assists: Kreifels, 13
Aces: Kreifels, three; Esser, two; DeFreece and Natalie Wright, one each.
Johnson-Brock defeated Lourdes; 25-23, 20-25, 28-26.
Despite the loss, the Knights had a good showing against the 4th ranked Eagles on Thursday, October 4.
“By far the best all-around game we have played all season,” Coach Kreifels said. “The girls were confident and more than that they kept their composure when things weren’t going our way and we were able to side out effectively and had Johnson-Brock really scrambling at times with our aggressive serving.”
Esser and McGowen each had seven kills; Madison, six; DeFreece and Baumert, four each, Meyer, three; Kreifels, one.
Meyer paved the way in digs with 17; Kreifels, 14; DeFreece, 12.
Madison and McGowen, each had four solo blocks.
Palmyra defeats Lourdes; 34-32, 25-21
In a crazy back-and-forth first set match with Palmyra, the Knights came up short 32-34.
The first set was unbelievable,” Kreifels said. “It was a hard fought game and definitely could have gone either way.”
The Knights had game point at 24 and Palmyra sided out, and then Lourdes had five ties before the Panthers put the game away.
Kills: Madison and Baumert, five each; McGowen and Meyer, three each.
Digs: Kreifels, 12; Esser, 11; DeFreece, nine.
Assists: Kreifels, 16.
The Knights will compete in it’s last home game on Tuesday, October 23, in triangular play against Falls City Sacred Heart and Sterling.