Delta, Yorktown perfect in volleyball invite

Delta, Yorktown perfect in volleyball invite


Delta, Yorktown perfect in volleyball invite


Delta and Yorktown each went 3-0 to finish the day undefeated at the Delta Extravaganza volleyball tournament on Saturday.

Class 4A No. 5 Yorktown did not concede a set the entire day. It defeated Class 3A No. 8 Fairfield, Fort Wayne Dwenger and Fort Wayne Snider.

“Our service pressure was good today and I thought that was key,” Yorktown coach Stephanie Bloom said.

Nicole Phillips had 27 kills for Yorktown on the day. Jade York had 22 digs.

Class 3A No. 1 Delta won its first two matches, against Fairfield and Dwenger, in two sets. It then won the first set against LaPorte, before squandering a 16-8 lead in the second set. The Eagles came back to win the third set and claim the match.

“The best part of that performance is winning the third set,” Delta coach Heidi Zickgraf said. “Because anytime you’re in control like that and lose it, you give the other team a boatload of confidence.”

Teaghan Dishman had 58 digs. Marissa Elam had 26 kills to lead the Eagles.

Burris went 2-2 for the day at the event, defeating Snider and Dwenger and losing to Fairfield and LaPorte. Alyssa Peters had 37 kills for the Owls.

* Wes-Del takes runner-up at Noblesville: Class A No. 1 Wes-Del finished as the runner-up at the Noblesville Invitational, going 3-1 for the day. Wes-Del defeated Frankfort, Plainfield and Huntington North before falling to Noblesville 25-17, 25-18 in the championship match.

“I was very happy with the way we played today,” Wes-Del coach Biff Wilson said. “We improved in a lot of areas. I thought we passed the ball well, we defended well.”

Alysa Sutton produced the biggest stats for the Warriors, finishing the day with 40 kills and 30 digs. Kristen Lansing had 36 digs.

* Union wins Monroe Central Invitational: The Class A No. 9 Rockets beat Ansonia, Ohio, 25-11, 25-12, Hagerstown 25-18, 29-31, 15-13, Monroe Central 25-23, 25-14 and Blackford 25-19, 20-25, 15-10. in the Monroe Central Invitational.Rockets setter Lisa Rodriguez had 103 assists for the day and was named tournament MVP. Courtney Kinnaman led Union with 55 kills and was also named to the all-tournament team. DeAnn Kauffman had two blocks and earned all-tournament team honors.

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