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Cherokee VB girls tumble at #1 HWC

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Cherokee's Megan Hummel eyes an incoming serve while teammates Sarah Ruehle (6), Shanon Shaefer (11) and Kaitlyn Miller (9) stand ready to help out on the play during recent volleyball action in Cherokee. Photo by Paul Struck
HULL - The top-ranked Class 2A Hull Western Christian volleyball team, Lakes Conference champions every year since joining the conference 12 years ago, ran over the Cherokee Washington High team 3-0 here Tuesday night.

The host Wolfpack claimed game scores of 25-7, 25-14, 25-11 to maintain its death grip on Lakes Conference volleyball.

For Cherokee, Shanon Shaefer led the serving effort with 10-12 and one ace, followed by Sarah Ruehle 6-8 and two aces, Jessica Cook 5-5 and one ace, Megan Carlson and Megan Hummel each 3-4, and Denise Freed 2-3.

Jackie Wilson paced Cherokee's hitting attack with a 13-15 night and five kills, while Shaefer was 9-12, Emily Cook 8-10 and two kills, and Megan Hummel 6-10 and four kills.

Jessica Cook led her team in setting with a perfect 49-49, along with 11 assists. In the blocking category, Emily Cook registered three assists, and Jessica Cook, Wilson, and Liz Dawson tallied one assist each.

Cherokee hosts Estherville-LC tonight in another Lakes Conference tussle, with JV action beginning at 5:30 p.m., and varsity starting about 7 p.m.

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