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RV competes in Cherokee VB tourney

Friday, September 23, 2011

River Valley's Kari Ludvigson (6) passes the ball over the net as teammates Mackenzie Fitch and Jacie Jepsen (19) stand prepared to assist in the action at the recent Cherokee Invitational. Photo by Mike Leckband [Order this photo]
The River Valley girls won a match and lost three at the rugged Cherokee Volleyball Inviational Saturday in Cherokee.

The Wolverines beat Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 2-1, and dropped 2-0 decisions to Hinton, MOC-Floyd Valley, and Sioux City North in the day-long competition.

In the win over MMC, Kari Ludvigson led the RV hitters with a sparkling 22-25 effort and nine kills, followed by Mackenzie Fitch 11-11 and two kills, and Lexie Chester 9-10 and two kills.

Brittney Shropshire led the Wolverines in serving with a 12-12 effort and two aces, while Jacie Jepsen was 10-12 and two aces, Chester 9-9 and two aces, and Ludvigson 8-8. Jepsen also had 16 set assists to lead that category.

In the Hinton match, Ludvigson led the hitting attack with 17-19 and three kills, while Chester was 8-9 and two kills, and Olivia Goettsch 7-10. Jepsen led in set assists with eight.

Ludvigson paced RV in serving with an 8-8 match, followed by Chester and Shropshire each 6-7, and Brittany Hunwardsen 6-9 with two aces.

Against MOC-FV, Ludvigson led in hitting with 13-14 and three kills, followed by Chester 9-13 and three kills, and Hunwardsen 7-8 and one kill.

Ludvigson also led in serving with 7-7 and two aces, while Hunwardsen was 7-8 and one ace, and Shropshire 5-5.

Against Sioux City North, Ludvigson led in hitting with 10-11 and five kills, while Chester was 9-10 and three kills, and Fitch 8-10. Jepsen tallied 10 set assists to lead that department.

Hunwardsen led her team in serving with a 6-8 effort, while Ludvigson was 5-5. and Shropshire 4-5.

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