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WHS volleyball team beats E-Hawks

Friday, September 14, 2012

A happy Cherokee Washington High volleyball team celebrates after winning a point during recent volleyball tournament action. The team hosts the annual Cherokee Invitational Saturday. Photo by Jeff T. Benson, Lyon County Reporter
EMMETSBURG - The Cherokee Washington High volleyball team overcame a rash of injuries and illness to turn back Emmetsburg 3-0 in Lakes Conference action here Tuesday night, claiming game scores of 25-14, 26-24, 25-20.

Megan Hummel led the Cherokee serving corps with a 12-14 match and two aces, followed by Sammy Hirschman 11-15 and one ace, Alexia gerdes 10-12 and six aces, Kaely Hummel 9-9 and one ace, and Maddy Woodall 9-13 and one ace.

Kaely Hummel led the team in hitting with a 19-20 effort and seven kills, while Ariana Smith was 15-19 and seven kills, Megan Hummel 13-18 and five kills, Brookelyn Hoeppner 12-16 and eight kills, Woodall 9-10 and three kills, and gerdes 7-12 and four kills.

Woodall was set assists leader with 45-48 and 26 assists, and Megan Hummel led inb digs with 21, followed by Emily Haselhoff and Woodall 11 each, Hirschman seven, Gerdes six, and kaely Hummel four. Gerdes and Hoeppner led in block assists with three apiece.

"This was our first conference match and we came out with a victory," said a pleased Cherokee coach Julie Hummel. "The girls played well and executed the game plan perfectly. We served and hit aggressively and that was what we needed to do to win.

'The girls played well together, stayed positive and enthusiastic, and kept them on their heels with our balanced hitting attack."

The WHS team hosts the Cherokee Volleyball Invitational Saturday.

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