SWV sweeps MA
CORNING — Southwest Valley rolled to a 25-12, 25-14, 25-15 sweep of Mount Ayr here on Tuesday.
Marie Palmer led the Timberwolves with 15 kills and two solo blocks. She also served 8-of-8 with one ace. Sydney Maynes added seven kills, while Kelsie Kinman and Mikayla Dolch each finished with six kills.
Kinman also served 17-of-19 with eight aces. Kinman finished with seven digs, as Caitlyn Damewood led the Timberwolves in that category with eight. Damewood led the Timberwolves with 16 assists and Casaundra Currin added 12.
“Marie had another solid night at the net,” Southwest Valley head coach Lindsay Wetzel said. “Overall, it was a good night for Southwest Valley volleyball. All the hitters were contributing and the setters were placing the ball where the hitters needed it.”
Paige Daughton led Mount Ayr with four kills. Brook Rychnovsky led the team with seven digs. Macy Larsen served 14-of-14, while Tessa Shields served 12-of-12. Kelcie Shields finished with three blocks.
“Southwest Valley is a very good team,” Mount Ayr head coach Tori Braby said. “They play fast paced and have great attackers. We struggled on serve receive, only receiving at 58 percent. When we play teams as good as Southwest Valley, we have to make them play defense, and we didn’t get that job done.”
GREENFIELD — Bedford swept Nodaway Valley here Tuesday, 25-20, 25-16, 25-20.
Junior Sidney Hohertz led the Wolverines with 11 kills, while senior Megan McIntosh added five kills. Christine Gross finished with three.
Josie Carter set 18 assists for Nodaway Valley. Carter and Gross both served 11-of-12, as Gross finished with four aces. McIntosh served 11-of-13.
“Sidney Hohertz really stepped up tonight in her hitting game,” NV head coach Hannah West said. “She was really able to find the holes in their defense. Josie Carter did a great job setting the ball out to Sidney and mixing up the sets. The girls battled hard, unfortunately they let down throughout the games. We need to make sure we are pushing hard to keep momentum on our side all the time.”