The Wabash Lady Apaches built a 2-0 lead then held on for dear life to defeat Norwell 25-13, 25-21, 17-25, 14-25, 15-11 Monday.
After trailing 4-1 to start the evening the Lady Apaches got busy. A tip from Brooke Irgang started an 8-0 and 16-3 run to put Wabash up 17-7. Irgang would also serve and ace and score on a block during the run. Tabby Wagner, Alivia Short and Mariah Wyatt added kills. Wabash would cruise to a 25-13 win.
Slow starts were the theme of the night for Wabash as they trailed 11-8 in game two when Sam Irgang went to work at the net along with sister Brooke to score five straight and take a 13-11 lead. Tied at 13 the Apaches would find Wagner who had a block and two kills while Abby Vinopal served an ace for an 18-13 lead. The two teams would trade points down the stretch as Wabash took game two 25-21.
The Lady Apaches would soon like to forget games three and four. The train was rolling and jumped the tracks as Norwell took game three 17-25 and game four 14-25.
Wabash gathered their composure to start game five and were leading 6-4 after a Wyatt kill and a block. At 8-7 Wagner would start a 3-0 run to increase the Wabash lead to 11-7 as Norwell scrambled to stay with the Apaches. With Wabash leading 12-10 Wagner would get a block and a kill as the Apaches took game five 15-11.
Tabby Wagner 16 kills, 5 points and 10 digs
Alivia Short 3 kills and 12 digs
Sam Irgang 9 points, 5 kills
Mariah Wyatt 7 kills, 3 stuff blocks
Brooke Irgang 9 points, 5 kills, 13 assists
Kaylee Graf 6 points and 13 digs
Kenzie Hayslett 7 points and 15 digs
Abby Vinopal 9 points and 12 digs
Kailynn Richardson 9 digs
The Wabash junior varsity defeated Norwell 25-13, 25-12
Kandon Pries 8 service points
Sydnee Osborn 6 service points, 4 aces
Jordan Stumbo 9 kills
Freedom Dewitt 7 kills
Delaney Truman 3 kills
Kalista Ballschmidt 1 kill
Lexi Westendorf 13 digs, 6 assists
Kendra Wiles 10 digs, 4 assists
Taylor Johnson 5 service points, 1 ace and 5 digs
The junior varsity ended their season 22-2.
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