Manchester Volleyball Sweeps Bluffton

The Manchester volleyball team made short work of Bluffton Monday, sweeping the Tigers 26-24, 25-14, 25-16.

The Lady Squires were cruising in game one, building a 20-12 lead before the tide changed. Manchester would go to Kennidy Lauer and Anna Osborne early, with Kendra Kline and Eva Bazzoni joining the fun. At 20-12 the Tigers would go on an ace run, scoring 7 of the next 9 points to make the score 21-19. Bluffton had 6 aces during the run. Bluffton would eventually tie the score at 23 before Andrea Kahn recorded a kill for a 24-23 lead. Tied at 24 the Squires would take advantage of a Tigers error before Ali Sites ended the game with an ace. Manchester wins game one 26-24.

In game two the Squires would build an early lead again and this time kept the gas pedal to the floor. Eva Bazzoni would drain three kills early along with Kahn nailing a kill as Manchester led 13-6. At 13-9 Kahn would get two more kills whileLauer recorded a block and the lead grew to 21-11. The Squires would score the last four points of the game for the 25-14 final.

Not wanting a game three letdown after a 2-0 lead Manchester came out swinging in game three. Lauer got things going with a block and was followed by three Bazzoni kills to open the game with a 7-0 lead. Bluffton would claw their way back in the game with a 5-0 run and eventually tied the score at 13 before the Lady Squires refueled the tank. Kills from Lauer and Mackenzie Day ignited a 9-2 run to open a 22-15 lead before going on to take game three 25-16.

# Athlete Name SP K K/S Kill % Att E Hit %
Team Totals 3 33 11.0 34.7 95 16 .179
1 Eva Bazzoni (So) 3 11 3.7 39.3 28 5 .214
3 Ali Sites (So) 3 0 0.0 .0 1 0 .000
5 Emma West (Sr) 3 0 0.0 .0 7 1 -.143
7 Mackenzie Day (Jr) 3 3 1.0 50.0 6 0 .500
9 Kendra Kline (So) 3 1 0.3 20.0 5 1 .000
10 Zoey Ream (So) 2 0 0.0 .0 0 0
11 Lydia Greer (Jr) 3 1 0.3 33.3 3 0 .333
13 Anna Osborne (Sr) 3 6 2.0 42.9 14 2 .286
14 Kennidy Lauer (Sr) 3 5 1.7 41.7 12 2 .250
15 Andrea Kahn (Jr) 3 6 2.0 31.6 19 5 .053
# Athlete Name SP D DE D/S
Team Totals 3 50 12 16.7
1 Eva Bazzoni (So) 3 11 2 3.7
3 Ali Sites (So) 3 7 3 2.3
5 Emma West (Sr) 3 14 2 4.7
7 Mackenzie Day (Jr) 3 0 0 0.0
9 Kendra Kline (So) 3 11 2 3.7
10 Zoey Ream (So) 2 1 0 0.5
11 Lydia Greer (Jr) 3 4 2 1.3
13 Anna Osborne (Sr) 3 1 0 0.3
14 Kennidy Lauer (Sr) 3 0 0 0.0
15 Andrea Kahn (Jr) 3 1 1 0.3

The Manchester JV Volleyball team defeated Bluffton on Monday 25-21, 25-22.

Stats for the game:

Blake Drasny- 1 ace
Aubree Lambert- 3 digs, 1 assist, 4 aces
Alyssa Marvel- 1 dig, 3 assists
Makenzy Meyer- 1 kill, 1 assist, 1 ace
Catherine Ondrla- 2 kills, 8 digs, 1 assist, 1 ace
Morgan Parrett- 1 kill, 3 digs, 3 aces
Makenna Rickert- 4 kills
Allison Zartman- 2 kills, 4 digs, 5 aces

The Manchester C Volleyball team lost to Columbia City on Monday 18-25, 25-22, 5-15
Stats for the game:

Lauren Barrett- 6 digs, 3 assists, 3 aces
Blake Drasny- 1 kill, 4 digs, 1 ace
Alyssa Marvel- 7 digs, 4 assists
Makenzy Meyer- 4 kills, 2 digs, 3 aces
Makenna Rickert- 5 kills, 1 block, 1 ace
Bay Sopaphon- 1 dig

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