Mount Pulaski vs. Oakland Lake Crest
The Mount Pulaski Honeybears came out
strong 10-0 in the first game before the Titans called a timeout.
Oakland Lake Crest just couldn't seem to pull it together, and the
Honeybears won 15-3.
The Titans regrouped in the second
game. No. 23 Melanie Clapp had six kills, while No. 30 Ashley Stark
had five kills for the Titans. The game rallied back and forth, with
Oakland securing the win 16-14.
In final game the Mount Pulaski
Honeybears dominated once again. No. 5 Kelsey Ogelsby served 11
straight points to secure the Honeybears a place in the
quarterfinals with a 15-2 win.
Oakland Lake Crest finished its
season with a 22-1 record.
The Honeybears, 20-5, will play the
Roseville Eagles in the quarterfinals today (Monday) at 3:30 p.m.
[to top of second column in this article]
Lincoln Carroll Catholic vs.
Bloomington Holy Trinity
Lincoln Carroll Catholic fell to
Bloomington Holy Trinity 15-9, 9-15 on Saturday afternoon.
What an exciting match between two
evenly matched teams! It was hard to get the ball down on either
team. The Lincoln Carroll Catholic Crusaders fought back the entire
first game to tie it up at 13-13. No. 11 Samantha Lowman and No. 20
Kayla Jenkins each had five kills in the first game, but it just
wasn't enough to get the win.
Bloomington Holy Trinity pulled it
The second game's score does not accurately reflect the play of the
game. Carroll Catholic played very well against a tough Holy Trinity
team. The Crusaders were down 0-9 with many rallies back and forth.
The girls fought hard all the way to the last point. The Saints held
onto their lead, winning 15-9.
Bloomington Holy Trinity Saints
better their record to 23-1 and will play the winner of the LaHarpe-Metamora
game on Monday.
The Crusaders had a very good
season, finishing with a record of 17-8. This was the first time in
school history that Carroll Catholic advanced to the state
tournament in volleyball.
Chelsea Faith coached the Carroll
Catholic team: Amy Kelley, Hannah McShane, Samantha Lowman, Kayla
Jenkins, Vanessa Ruff, Abbie Cameron and Hannah Sheley