WISNER – After splitting pool play games to earn a spot in the sliver division of the 2020 Jean Groth Volleyball Classic, Wayne High took back to the court Saturday morning into the afternoon.
Just like in pool play competition, WHS went 2-1 over the weekend from Wisner-Pilger High School.
The Blue Devils swept GACC (25-12, 25-14) and Wakefield (25-9, 25-17) but suffered a three-set loss to BRLD (20-25, 25-21, 25-16). Wayne High is now 4-2 on the season and will next visit Columbus Scotus on Tuesday, September 8 before competing in the North Bend Central Triangular with David City Aquinas on Saturday, September 12.
In the victory over the Bluejays, Lauren Pick recorded nine kills, Emily Longe added five kills and Rubie Klausen tallied four kills. Kiara Krusemark totaled 15 set assists and two aces while Sydney Redden finished with seven digs.
During the sweep over the Trojans, Pick posted 12 kills and three blocks (one solo). Klausen added five kills and a team-high 16 digs while Krusemark posted 14 set assists.
For Wakefield, Alex Arenas (seven digs) and Rachel Borg both finished with four kills. Aishah Valenzuela recorded nine digs; Abby Heimann recorded seven digs and six set assists. Jordan Metzler had four set assists.
From the three-set loss to BRLD, Pick posted 17 kills and three blocks (two solo). Longe added five kills, Klausen also had five kills and 14 digs as Redden recorded a team-high 17 digs. Krusemark totaled 27 set assists.
Other matches for Wakefield favored GACC (25-15, 25-14) and BRLD (25-18, 25-11). The Trojans begin their season at 1-4 and will next compete in the Madison Triangular on Tuesday, September 8 with Spalding Academy.
In the loss to BRLD, Alex Arenas (five digs) and Hayden Ekberg both tallied four kills. Valenzuela finished five digs. Abby Heimann added five set assists as Metzler tallied four set assists.
During the loss to GACC, Alex Arenas finished with eight kills. Mikenzie Arenas (one solo) and Ekberg (two solo) both had three blocks. Valenzuela tallied 13 digs, Heimann recorded six set assists and Metzler had five set assists.
The sixth-match result in the silver division saw Guardian Angels Central Catholic def. BRLD, 25-10, 25-23 (2-0). GACC, BRLD and Wayne all finished 2-1 Saturday.
Gold Division results:
Lutheran High Northeast def. North Bend Central, 25-21, 25-20 (2-0)
Lutheran High Northeast def. Oakland-Craig, 25-22, 25-13 (2-0)
Lutheran High Northeast def. West Point-Beemer, 25-23, 25-19 (2-0)
Oakland-Craig def. North Bend Central, 25-19, 25-22 (2-0)
Oakland-Craig def. West Point-Beemer, 17-25, 25-22, 25-23 (2-1)
West Point-Beemer def. North Bend Central (2-0)
Bronze Division results:
Archbishop Bergan def. Pender, 25-18, 25-19 (2-0)
Archbishop Bergan def. Tekamah-Herman, 25-16, 25-23 (2-0)
Archbishop Bergan def. Wisner-Pilger, 25-17, 25-17 (2-0)
Wisner-Pilger def. Pender, 25-16, 25-13 (2-0)
Wisner-Pilger def. Tekamah-Herman, 25-13, 25-12 (2-0)
Pender vs. Tekamah-Herman (no score)