Wakefield-Allen Drops Two, Hartington-Newcastle Wins Both Triangular Matches

WAUSA – For the third time in the past week, Wakefield-Allen has competed in now three different triangular matches.

From Wausa high school, all three have been on the road, as the Trojans were joined by Hartington-Newcastle Tuesday.

In the opening match with the host Wausa, Wakefield-Allen fell (17-25, 21-25) and in the second match, HNS topped the Trojans in three sets (22-25, 25-18, 25-14). With the two losses, Wakefield-Allen fell to 10-10.

From the loss to Wausa, Alli Jackson was the team leader in kills with six followed by Alex Arenas with four kills. Aishah Valenzuela tallied a team-high 12 digs and Carly Dickens finished with 13 set assists and five digs.

During the defeat to HNS, Hayden Ekberg recorded seven kills as Alli Jackson tacked on six kills. Valenzuela finished with 13 digs followed by Jordyn Carr with 11 digs and Dickens totaled 18 set assists.

For the Wildcats in the win over Wakefield-Allen, Kayden Jueden recorded a double-double with 13 kills and 15 digs to go along with five service aces while Abbe Morten added 12 kills, 12 digs and a team-high three solo blocks. Brianna Hopping tallied 22 set assists and five digs as Keanna Korth finished with 15 digs.

Hartington-Newcastle also swept Wausa (25-13, 25-19) to now sit 9-6 on the season.

Kayden Jueden tacked on another double-double with 15 kills and 10 digs as Abbe Morten recorded five kills, seven digs and four service aces. Hopping tallied 17 set assists and five digs.

The Wakefield-Allen volleyball team will next visit Osmond as Hartington-Newcastle will host Plainview; both on Thursday.