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Middle school volleyball

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 1:42 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 7:49 a.m. CST

7th grade

Creston won six of 10 games in seventh-grade volleyball action against Winterset here Thursday.

Creston Team One swept Clarinda 4-0.

“They were great games with lots of kills and setting it up for attacks,” said coach Teri Keeler. “We had strong serving again.”

Winterset beat Team Two in a competitive 2-1 match.

“Games two and three were more of the way we are capable of playing,” Keeler said. “We need to continue to improve on talking and staying focused.”

Team Three also lost a 2-1 match. Hailey Arendt served 11-15 with five aces in the loss.

Creston plays at Clarinda today.

Creston Team One def. Winterset 21-17, 21-19, 21-8, 21-13. Passing: Jaxie Luther 33-37, Brielle Baker 17-20, Taylor Buxton 19-25, Devon Buls 6-6, Breanna Ross 5-6. Serving (aces): Jaxie Luther 30-33 (13), Brielle Baker 13-13 (3), Taylor Buxton 10-12 (2), Megan Haley 7-7 (1), Breanna Ross 7-9 (3). Setting: Ross 18-25, Luther 4-5, Baker 5-6, Buxton 17-25, Haley 4-5, Rice 3-4. Kills: Rice 5, Luther 3, Buxton 2, Baker 1, Haley 1. Blocks: Baker 1.

Winterset def. Creston Team Two 21-8, 22-20, 9-15. Passing: Grace Root 13-20, Laura Weis 10-17, Caitlyn Bargstadt 9-12. Serving (aces): Root 11-12 (2), Weis 15-16 (8), Sadie Green 4-6 (2), Maura Kinsella 8-9 (4).

Winterset def. Creston Team Three 15-10, 16-14, 12-15. Passing: Shelby Huntsman 4-7, Hannah Edmondson 3-4. Serving (aces): Hailey Arendt 11-15 (5), Brianna Pearson 4-8 (2).

8th grade

WINTERSET — Winterset won eight of 11 games in eighth-grade volleyball competition with Creston on Thursday.

Creston Team One played a close 3-2 match with the Huskies. Winterset went 5-1 against the final two Creston teams.

Winterset def. Creston Team One 21-16, 18-21, 15-8, 19-21, 21-13. Serving (aces): Cayla Maitlen 21-23 (9), MyKenna Hribal 16-16, Kiersten Latham 11-12 (2), Breanna Wallace 7-7, Taylor Fredrickson 6-8 (1), Jaiden Wallace 4-4, Chloe Hagle 3-4, Team 68-75 for 97 percent. Kills: Wallace 5, Hribal 4, Latham 3, Hagle 2, Fredrickson 2, Maitlen 2. Blocks: Hagle 4, Wallace 4, Fredrickson 3, Hribal 3. Serve receive: Wallace 16-21, Fredrickson 10-14, Hribal 11-17, Latham 3-3, Hagle 6-13.

Winterset def. Creston Team Two 21-18, 21-12, 15-21. Serving (aces): Kiera Huss 10-12 (3), Faith Wilson 8-13 (4), Sophia Groumoutis 5-7 (2), Kendra Stewart 2-3 (1), Taylor McDonald 6-7, Paige Parson 5-7, Team 36-52 for 69 percent.. Kills: Groumoutis 2, Wilson 1, Angel Stow 1, Macy Andreasen 1. Serve receive: Wilson 6-8, Huss 5-8, Parson 5-6, Andreasen 3-5, Stow 2-2, Team 23-40 for 57 percent.

Winterset def. Creston Team Three 21-13, 21-9, 21-8. Serving (aces): Faith Wilson 5-6 (2), Kendra Stewart 5-6 (2), Paige Parson 6-7 (2), Taylor McDonald 4-4 (1), Kiera Huss 4-6 (1), Sophia Groumoutis 3-5, Team 27-34 for 79 percent. Kills: Danielle Ukabi 2, Wilson 1, Cassidy Conley 1. Serve receive: Wilson 8-9, Stow 3-4, Parson 5-11, McDonald 2-4.

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