The Manchester volleyball team took the short trek to Whitko Thursday, only to have the game go longer than the trip in a 25-22, 25-22, 20-25, 22-25, 15-12 win.
For the varsity team, the long night of hitting was led by Binkley with 16 kills, followed closely by Cierra Carter with 14. Corrie Osborne had 5, Mattie McKee had 2, and Anna Osborne & Sydney Day each had one. Their setters were Kendra Auler with 7 assists and Corrie Osborne with 22 assists. McKee also added in an assist as well. Blocking was led by Day with 2 solo blocks and 1 block assist, Carter and C. Osborne shared two block assists, and McKee had the final block assist to finish out the night. At the back line, serving aces were led by Kendra Binkley with 4. West & C. Osborne both had 2 aces while the following contributed 1 ace: Wagoner, Auler, and Ali Casper. In defense, digs were led by Carter with 19, Karly Eichenauer followed with 12, Auler had 9, C. Osborne 8, Casper & West 5, Binkley 4, Wagoner 3, and Day & McKee each had a single dig.
Manchester won the junior varsity match 25-17-25-16.
For the JV team, our aces were led by Kennedy Rosen with 5, followed by Greta Auler with 3, Emma West & Alicia Fields each had 2, and then Paige Wagoner & Emma Casper also had one each. At the net, blocking was a team effort with block solos for Kennidy Lauer, Rosen, and Wagoner. Kills were led by Rosen with 9, followed by West with 6, the following girls each had a single kill: Lauer, Fields, Casper, and Wagoner. In the back row, digs were handled by Wagoner with 5, 3 from Casper & Fields, West and Rosen each collected 2. West led assists with 4, Casper dished out 3, and Wagoner added one.