by Steve Peterson
The Lady Westerners closed out the regular season with a good effort at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and earning a War Eagle Conference volleyball win, 3-1, on Oct. 11.
A-W won the First Set 25-23. MMC won the Second Set 25-18. A-W won the next two sets 25-17 and 25-18.
A-W’s record was 11-10 overal, 6-4 WEC, after the win heading into post-season play Oct. 16. A-W played Siouxland Christian, hoping to advance to a second round match Oct. 23, both at A-W.
A-W had 12 aced serves on the night led by Sarah Schroeder and Kortney Hedlund with four each. Kayla Tindall added three and Haley Coyle had one. Serving totals included Kortney Hedlund at 20-for-24; Dana Hedlund was 12-for-13; Coyle was 13-for-16; Schroeder was 15-for-24 and Tindall was 15-for-19.
Junior Dana Hedlund had 22 assists while Coyle had three and Bethany Eastman one.
Jordan Hansen led in court coverage with 16 digs. Coyle added nine, Kortney Hedlund had five, Schoreder four, Desi Oltmanns two and Tindall two.
Kayla Tindall led in kills with six. Emily Miller had four, while Coyle and Schroeder had three each.
A-W had nine total blocks.
Statistics, A-W vs. MMC, a 3-1 A-W win on Oct. 11:
Coyle: 3 kills, 4 kill errors, 17 attack attempts, 3 assists, 9 digs, 1 block assist, 1 solo block, 2 total blocks, 13-for-16 serving, 1 ace; Eastman: 2 kills, 6 kill errors, 18 attack attempts, 1 assist, 1dig, 2 block assists, 2 total blocks, 5-for-5 serving; Hansen: 1 kill error, 4 attack attempts, 16 digs, 7-for-7 serving; Dana Hedlund: 3 kills, 7 attack attempts, 22 assists, 1 block assist, 1 total block, 12-for-13 serving; Kortney Hedlund: 1 attack attempt, 5 digs, 20-for-24 serving, 4 aces; Emily Miller: 4 kills, 7 kill errors, 26 attack attempts, 1 block assist, 1 total block; Oltmanns: 2 attack attempts, 3 digs; Schroeder: 3 kills, 2 kill errors, 17 attack attempts, 4 digs, 1 block assist, 1 total block; 15-for-24 serving, 4 aces; Tindall: 6 kills, 4 kill errors, 23 attack attempts, 2 digs, 15-for-19 serving, 3 aces; Westergard, 5 kills, 2 kill errors, 18 attack attempts, 2 solo blocks, 2 total blocks. Team totals: 26 kills, 26 kill errors, 133 attack attempts, 26 assists, 40 digs, 6 block assists, 3 solo blocks, 9 total blocks, 87-for-108 serving, 0.806 percent, 12 aces.