Volleyball: Laconia sweeps Markesan; Oakfield, New Holstein earn wins; Springs, CWC, Fondy boys lose

Volleyball: Laconia sweeps Markesan; Oakfield, New Holstein earn wins; Springs, CWC, Fondy boys lose

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Volleyball: Laconia sweeps Markesan; Oakfield, New Holstein earn wins; Springs, CWC, Fondy boys lose

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The Waupun volleyball team defeated rival Beaver Dam 25-14, 25-18, 25-8 on Tuesday.

Kyra Verheyen gave Beaver Dam troubles offensively and defensively. The setter finished with 26 assists, six kills and nine digs.

Emilee Wiersma led the balanced attack with 12 kills, while Blake Buchholz had nine and Kelsey Thompson added seven. Vanessa Jaeger served six aces and Brooke Kavonious had six digs.

Waupun coach Keith Milkowski was happy with his players’ execution.
“I thought Kyra had a great match, she made some great decisions when to attack second ball and score points for us when we needed it,” Milkowski said. “Kenzie Winning did a great job putting up a setter out ball and recording assists. Vanessa Jaeger had a great serving night recording six aces.”

New Holstein 3, Ozaukee 0

The Huskies beat Ozaukee 25-10, 25-12, 25-14 in a nonconference match.
Tara Zipperer had 10 kills and three aces, Hailee Olson finished with 23 assists, and Allieson Mirsberger finished with 10 digs.

Laconia 3, Markesan 0

The Laconia High School volleyball team swept Markesan on the road in nonconference play on Tuesday.
The Spartans won 25-17, 26-24 and 25-11.

Nikki Guell led Laconia in kills with nine and Alex Wegner added 10. Cassie Isaac had 12 digs and Wegner had four blocks.

Hailey Smith had 33 assists for the Spartans (11-6).

“Offensively we spread the ball around quite a bit,” said Laconia coach Troy Pluim. We didn’t just set one or two players; we had a lot of players have good nights. It was a good win for us because they’re in our regional.”

KML 3, Springs 0

The Chargers swept the Ledgers in Fond du Lac, 25-16, 25-14, 25-16.

“KML is great team we played tough for the first half of each set but couldn’t hang on,” said Springs coach Mark Harasha.

Eleanore Mueller had seven kills to lead Springs, while Kelli Schrauth had 5½ blocks.

Oakfield 3, Cambria 0

The Oaks won the Trailways North match 25-19, 25-19, 25-16.

Dana Swanson did a little of everything with 19 assists, five kills and five aces. Charlotte Pegram had nine kills and seven digs and Katie Schmitz had nine digs.

Lourdes 3, CWC 1

The Knights won 25-21, 22-25, 26-24 and 25-18.

Kristen Kok had nine kills to lead the Crusaders. Hannah Bresser had three aces. Keesha Herpel had 16 digs, while Ellie Miller and Kock had 13 digs apiece. Herpel also had four blocks.

“I thought we played with great energy,” said CWC coach Dan Ten Napel. “It was a well-played match with a lot of long rallies and great defensive plays.”

BOYS

App. North 3, Fondy 0

The Lightning came in ranked No. 1 in the state and proved it with a 25-18, 25-23, 25-21 sweep of the visiting Cardinals.

Collin Pickart had eight kills and Charlie Andrew added seven for Fondy.

Logan Wendt led the team with 19 assists and four blocks, and Jack Kiefer had six digs.

“I was happy with how we competed with them,” said Fondy coach Royal Smit. “They are one of the elite teams in the state. We never gave up and were always fighting for the next point.”

Fondy (3-1 FVA) has a big match at home next Tuesday against No. 4 Kimberly.

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