By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The Class 4A 5th-ranked West Delaware Hawks improved to 36-4 with two sweeps over Solon and Benton Community in Solon last night during Pool Play of the WaMaC Conference Tournament. The first match over Solon went 21-10 and 21-11. The second victory over the Bobcats was 21-17 and 21-10. On the night, Ava Hauser led the way with 13 kills, 8 for Kinley Kolbet and Allison Collier. Six for Macey Kleitsch, 5 for Alivia Schulte, Carlee Smith with 2 and Miah Winkowitsch with 1.
Independence went 3-0 by beating Central DeWitt, Williamsburg 2-0 and Marion 2-1.
In Center Point, Beckman went 2-1 as they beat Vinton-Shellsburg 2-0 and Maquoketa 2-0 before falling to CP-U 2-1.
The top 7 teams advance to championship bracket play while the bottom 7 land into the consolation bracket of the tourney on Thursday in Marion.
Tonight from KMCH Sports we’ll have coverage area volleyball live on KMCH and KMCH.com around 7:30pm with Sports Director Jon Swisher and Ed-Co AD Roger Wright as Ed-Co hosts Starmont with the West Division title of the Tri-Rivers Conference coming down to that match and Maquoketa Valley’s contest at East Buchanan. Starmont looks for their 2nd TRC crown in a row and MV tries to win a championship for the first time since 1996.