HS Volleyball; West Delaware Perfect in First Saturday Tournament

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

The class 4A 2nd-ranked West Delaware volleyball team opened up their 2014 schedule with the first Saturday tournament of the season in Independence this past weekend. The Hawks won each match two games to none as they defeated Benton Community, Springville, Starmont and Oelwein in bracket play. Their closest contest of the day was facing class 3A 4th-ranked Independence in the championship match as the Hawks outlasted the Mustangs 25-14 and 25-20.

All area results from this past Saturday:

West Delaware, Manchester 21-21, Benton 7-10
West Delaware, Manchester 21-21, Springville 13-3
West Delaware, Manchester 21-21, Starmont 11-15
West Delaware, Manchester 25-25, Oelwein 15-5

Edgewood-Colesburg 21-21, Bellevue 11-16
Edgewood-Colesburg 21-21, Easton Valley 18-10
Independence 21-21, Central Elkader 5-19
Independence 21-21, Oelwein 17-12
Independence 21-21, Valley Lutheran, Cedar Falls 3-15
Independence 25-25, Springville 12-16
Springville 10-21-15, Starmont 21-14-9
Starmont 21-21, Benton 15-14