Volleyball: Kimberly too good for Fondy boys; Springs tops Mayville in 5; WLA sweeps Lomira; Oakfield, North Fondy, CWC cruise

Volleyball: Kimberly too good for Fondy boys; Springs tops Mayville in 5; WLA sweeps Lomira; Oakfield, North Fondy, CWC cruise

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Volleyball: Kimberly too good for Fondy boys; Springs tops Mayville in 5; WLA sweeps Lomira; Oakfield, North Fondy, CWC cruise

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The Fond du Lac boys volleyball team couldn’t keep up with the fourth-ranked team in the state on Tuesday. Kimberly beat the Cardinals 25-18, 25-16, 25-15.

“They have 11 seniors on their team and its just their height, their ability, their skill was one notch above us yet,” said Fondy coach Royal Smit. “In order for us to beat a team like Kimberly we have to play almost a perfect game.”

Smit said his team kept it close for most of the first game before errors started adding up.

Collin Pickart had nine kills and Mackenzie Nick had seven with Logan Wendt assisting on 24 assists for Fondy. Pickart also had 12 digs, and Ian Giebel blocked four shots.

Springs 3, Mayville 2

The match had wild swings in momentum, but Springs won 25-10, 17-25, 25-20, 22-25, 15-8.

Eleanore Mueller and Kelli Schrauth both had 16 kills. Schrauth had three blocks, Julie Moul had 36 assists and defensively, Molly Krueger led the team with 14 digs.

“After a rough night in Campbellsport [Monday] it was great that the girls responded and came out to play hard tonight and get the win,” Springs coach Mark Harasha said.

Oakfield 3,

Valley Christian 1

The Oaks won in Oshkosh, 25-11, 17-25, 25-12 and 25-19.

Charlotte Pegram led the Oaks with 12 kills.

Katie Schmitz led in digs with 11 and had an amazing 10 aces. Dana Swanson had 25 assists and Maddy Ryan blocked two hits.

WLA 3, Lomira 0

Winnebago Lutheran swept the Lions 25-18, 25-22, 25-13.

Kirsten Zangl had seven kills for Lomira, while Gabi Marrese finished with 11 assists and Zoe Schulz had five digs.

“We continue to have to work on our footwork. That’s really the base for everything we’re not doing well,” Lomira coach John Muentner said.

For WLA (2-2), Shelby Zuelke led in kills with 16.

The Vikings’ Sammi Kraus, Kayce Krietzer, Jordyn Schroeder, Sarah Kell all had five digs, and Cassie Krueger and Abby Hilbert led in aces with two.

North Fondy 3, Omro 1

The Orioles won at home, 13-25, 25-19, 25-15 and 25-23.

Nicole Seidl led the Orioles with 15 kills, while Shelby Demboski added 10. Breanna Kelly had 15 digs to pace North Fondy. Hannah Nelson put up 32 assists. Nicole Seidl had eight aces.

CWC 3, Cambria 0

The Crusaders cruised past Cambria 25-13, 25-16, 25-15.

“We played very well tonight,” CWC coach Dan Ten Napel said. “We distributed the ball to lots of hitters. We served very well and kept them from attacking at us. Tonight was a great confidence builder as we get ready for hustisfor on Thursday and the crusader invite on Saturday.”

Keesa Herpel led CWC with 10 kills, 12 digs and two blocks. Hannah Bresser served seven aces and had 13 assists. Ellie Miller had 15 assists and Jessica Steinich had 11 digs.

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