By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The class 4A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawks Volleyball team improved to 42-2 with a 3-0 sweep of Western Dubuque last night inside West Delaware High School. Hawks won 25-14, 27-25 and 25-16. The Bobcats end their season at 14-19 and say goodbye to 4 seniors. Head coach Brett Mather talked about the positives he saw from his squad:
With the win the Hawks advance to their 13th consecutive Regional Final appearance dating back to 2002. They will face Dubuque Wahlert who took down North Scott at home last night 3-1. The region 6 final will be in Cascade Tuesday night at 7pm.
Elsewhere last night;
Beckman beat CP-U 3-0, winning 25-23, 25-18 and 25-16. Beckman will battle highly ranked Solon in Center Point for regional final 3A action at 7pm.
Independence 25-25-25, Waukon 17-12-16
At Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon 25-25-25, East Marshall 13-15-10
Solon 25-25-25, Northeast 4-18-16
CLASS 4A –
At Cedar Rapids Xavier
Cedar Rapids Xavier 25-25-25, Fairfield 20-7-22
Central DeWitt 25-25-25, Davenport North 19-9-12
At Dubuque Wahlert
Dubuque Wahlert 25-20-25-25, North Scott 23-25-20-15
Marion 25-25-25, Davenport Assumption 8-15-19
Clear Creek-Amana 25-25-25, Fort Madison 11-16-20
Tonight class 2A action takes the stage. 27-9 Starmont takes on 28-12 Denver in Indepenendence at 7pm.
8th-year Stars head coach Robert Goedken talks about the match-up against a team they saw earlier in the season:
All the coverage from KMCH Sports tonight live on KMCH and KMCH.com can be heard around 6:55pm with Kevin Schuchmann.