Volleyball: Waupun sweeps 3; New Holstein, C'sport 2-1 at EWC quad

Volleyball: Waupun sweeps 3; New Holstein, C'sport 2-1 at EWC quad

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Volleyball: Waupun sweeps 3; New Holstein, C'sport 2-1 at EWC quad

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Waupun swept Two Rivers, Campbellsport and Kiel at an EWC Quad Thursday at Kiel.

Emilee Wiersma led the attack with 25 kills in the three matches and Blake Buchholz had 21. Kyra Verheyen led in assists with 64 and was second in digs with 29.

Shyler Harmsen had 34 digs to lead the defense and Wiersma and Claiborn Bronkhorst both had five blocks.

“We played well in spurts,” Waupun coach Keith Milkowski said. “It was sweltering in the Kiel gym; the girls will sleep well tonight.”

Campbellsport beat Two Rivers and Kiel at the meet.

Paige Birschbach had an impressive day with 14 service aces, 66 assists, 17 kills and 24 digs. Kaity Murphy led the team with 24 kills and Brooke Birschbach and Haley Feucht matched Paige’s 17 kills but the rest of them were team highs for Paige.

Also for the Cougars, Theresa Flood had 20 digs and Feucht had four total blocks.

New Holstein beat Kewaskum in five sets, swept Sheboygan Falls and dropped a four-setter to Plymouth in the EWC quad in Plymouth.

Tara Zipperer led the team with 39 kills while Tori Zipperer had 16 and Tristen Guelig had 15. Hailee Olson led the team with 62 Assists.

Allieson Mirsberger paced the Huskies’ defensive effort with 72 digs, while Karissa Preston had 43.

Against Kewaskum, New Holstein lost 26-24 to trail two sets to one, but the Huskies bounced back for 25-19 and 15-12 set wins.

Sheboygan South Tournament

Springs beat Port Washington and Brown Deer, and lost to Sheboygan South, Green Bay Southwest and Kenosha St. Joe’s.

“I was pretty pleased with our improvement from Tuesday’s match,” said Springs coach Mark Harasha. “With five matches the team had a lot of opportunity to start playing as a unit.”

Shiocton 3, WLA 0

WLA hung with Shiocton after a bad first set, but still dropped the nonconference match 25-14, 25-19, 25-19 at WLA.

“It was an exchange of single points throughout game two, and I was proud of how we stuck with them,” WLA coach Rachel Meyer said. “Strong first showing at home.”

Sammi Kraus had nine assists and Jordyn Schroeder and Cassie Krueger both had five kills. Abby Hilbert had three blocks on the night.

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