Blue Devil Volleyball Notches Late Season Conference Win

CROFTON – Following a home split earlier in the week during a triangular match, the Wayne High volleyball team took to the road Thursday evening.

From Crofton Community School, the Class C1 Blue Devils visited the Class C2 Warriors.

Two of the three sets came down to the final points and one even went extras as Wayne High swept the host Crofton (25-21, 25-12, 26-24). The Blue Devils are now 14-9 on the season while the Warriors fell to 11-10.

Rubie Klausen recorded a double-double with 11 kills and 15 digs while Kate Hill added nine kills, three blocks (two solo) and 19 digs. Sydney Redden paced the team in digs with 26 to go along with two kills; Kiara Krusemark totaled 23 set assists, five digs and a kill; Reagan Backer finished with 15 digs as Faith Powicki posted 10 digs.

Mady Sievers had two kills and four digs while Courtney Brink (one dig) and Anna Kaup (three digs) both tacked on a kill.

Five service aces came from Klausen with two as Hill, Krusemark and Redden all had one ace. Krusemark tallied a solo block while other blocks came from Klausen, Kaup and Brink.

The Wayne High volleyball team will next host Battle Creek on Thursday, October 14 for their final home game of the season.


Thursday area volleyball results:

Battle Creek def. Norfolk Catholic, 25-19, 23-25, 27-25, 19-25, 15-13 (3-2)
Lincoln East def. Norfolk, 25-19, 22-25, 25-15, 25-17 (3-1)

Oakland-Craig def. Pender (3-0, no scores)

Pierce def. O’Neill, 25-12, 25-22, 25-14 (3-0)

Wakefield def. Creighton, 25-22, 25-18, 26-24 (3-0)

Malcolm def. West Point-Beemer, 25-15, 25-20, 25-17 (3-0)

Tri County Northeast def. Homer, 25-20, 26-24, 25-22 (3-0)


LCC Triangular:

Bloomfield def. Hartington-Newcastle, 25-21, 25-19 (2-0)
Laurel-Concord-Coleridge def. Bloomfield, 25-17, 25-19 (2-0)
Laurel-Concord-Coleridge def. Hartington-Newcastle, 25-12, 25-11 (2-0)

 Ponca Triangular:

Hartington Cedar Catholic def. Ponca, 19-25, 25-23, 25-18 (2-1)
Wynot def. Hartington Cedar Catholic, 25-15, 22-25, 25-13 (2-1)
Ponca def. Wynot, 25-15, 25-16 (2-0)

Wisner-Pilger Triangular:

Guardian Angels Central Catholic def. Lutheran High Northeast, 25-18, 25-22 (2-0)
Wisner-Pilger def. Guardian Angels Central Catholic, 25-13, 14-25, 25-21 (2-1)
Wisner-Pilger def. Lutheran High Northeast, 16-25, 25-21, 25-20 (2-1)