HS VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday Night Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:

The Maquoketa Valley Wildcats continued their win streak over Tri-Rivers Conference foe North Linn near Troy Mills last night. The Wildcats beat the Lynx for the 14th time since 2007 in the series with only one win for the Lynx that came on October 4th of 2012. For MV it was a 3-1 victory winning sets one, three and four, 25-10, 25-9 and 25-20 with North Linn winning 25-14 in game two in the match that lasted one hour and eleven minutes. MV was led by junior Emmerson Whittenbaugh with 12 kills, 6 for Taya Tucker, Payton Beaman with 4, 3 for Kylie Chestnut and 1 a piece for Carissa Sabers and Lydia Helle. The Lynx were were paced by Chloe Van Etten with 8, 3 for Jill Smith, 2 for Ellie Ware and Emma Ries. The Wildcats improved to 6-12 and 2-1 in West side play while the Lynx fell to 8-14 and 1-2.

Elsewhere in the coverage area last night:

Beckman beat Solon 3-0
Monticello lost to Bellevue 3-1
Cascade blanked North Cedar 3-0
Edgewood-Colesburg 3-1 over Springville
Independence shut out South Tama 3-0
Starmont defeated Central City 3-1