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Tough going for WHS VB team

Monday, September 22, 2008

These perky seniors form the nucleus of this season's Cherokee Washington High volleyball team. From left to right- Shelby Dilla, Misty Bruhn, Kelsie Peterson. Back - Allie Parker. Photo by Pierson Photography.
SPENCER - Cherokee Washington High's youthful volleyball team dropped all five matches at the tough Spencer Invitational here Sept. 12, falling 21-17, 21-9 to Humboldt; 21-18, 21-16 to Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto; 21-11, 21-8 to Spencer; 21-18, 21-15 to Southern Calhoun; and 21-7, 21-15 to Algona.

Kelsie Peterson paced Cherokee in spiking in the tourney, totaling 51-65 with 23 kills, followed by Julianne Miller 41-51 with 12 kills, Allie Parker 35-39 with nine kills, and Emily Cook 30-36 with nine kills.

Lauren Husman led her team in serving with a 23-26 effort and five aces, while Shelby Dilla was 21-22, Miller 18-21 and an ace, and Peterson 15-21 and four aces.

Husman also paced Cherokee in setting with a 103-104 effort, while Dilla was 63-65, and Shanon Íhafer 15-16. In digs, Peterson was 15-19, Miller 7-11, Misty Bruhn 6-9, and Dilla 6-7.

Miller led in serve receptions with 41-53, followed by Bruhn 27-31, Dilla 14-16, and Shafer 4-6. Miller was 9-9 blocking, Parker 20-27, and Emily Cook 17-20.

"We are improving," said coach Sherry Miller. "We now need to find team unity and then everything else will fall into place."

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