SIOUX CITY - The young Cherokee Washington High volleyball team won two of four matches at the rugged Sioux City West Volleyball Invitational here on Sat. Sept. 6.
Against Hinton, Emily Cook led in spiking with a 10-12 effort with four kills and 5-10 blocks. Kelsie Peterson led in serving with 4-6 and two aces, and was 8-10 in recieving, 12-17 spiking with six kills, and 4-4 blocking. Shelby Dilla led in sets wth 18-18, served 11-12, received 4-4, and registered 3-5 digs. Lauren Husman was 13-13 setting, 3-3 serving, and 4-4 blocking.
Against Remsen St. Mary's in the first match, Peterson was 15-17 serving with three aces, 11-13 receiving, 10-14 spiking with five kills, and 7-7 in digs. Cook was 11-12 spiking with four kills, and Misty Bruhn was 9-9 spiking with two kills, and served 4-4. Dilla was 6-6 serving, 33-34 in sets, 5-5 receiving, and 4-4 in digs. Husman was 6-7 serving, 11-11 setting, and 4-4 in digs. Liz Dawson was 4-4 serving, 2-2 blocking, and 3-3 in digs.
In the second win over Remsen St. Mary's, Ruehle was 8-9 serving, 14-19 receiving, and 3-4 digging, while Dawson was 4-4 serving with two aces. Dolla was 32-32 in sets, and served 11-12 with three aces. Bruhn was 13-13 serving with three aces. Peterson was 13-15 spiking with five kills, and was 5-6 receiving, while Alle Parker was 10-12 spiking, and 7-8 blocking. Cook was 7-9 spiking with four kills, and 2-3 blocking with one kill.
"We are improving as a team, but need to find more consistency," said Cherokee coach Sherry Miller.