Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


September 26, 2012

St. Anthony spikes Altamont

EFFINGHAM — Haylee Mathis and Megan Nuxoll had big games, and the St. Anthony volleyball team rolled to a 25-18, 25-18 victory Tuesday over Altamont.

Mathis had 10 assists, eight kills and three digs, and Nuxoll had 10 digs and three kills for the Bulldogs.

Also, Megan Woltman had eight assists, and Kassy Dammerman had seven digs.

The Bulldogs also won the junior varsity match, but needed three sets. Logan Braunecker and Rachel Schultz had 10 kills, and Emily Wortman had 14 digs for St. Anthony in a 24-26 ,25-19, 25-18 victory.

St. Anthony 25-25, Altamont 18-18

St. Anthony: Haylee Mathis 8K, 10A, 3D, 2 aces; Kassy Dammerman 7D; Lauren Schmidt 2D; Lauren Wendt 6K, 1D; Logan Braunecker 1K, 1D; Maggie Mumm 4K, 1A; Megan Nuxoll 3K, 10D, 3 aces; Rachel Schultz 4D, 1 ace.

Altamont: Kopplin 3K, 2 aces; White 3K, 3 aces; ledbetter 2K; Wendling 2A,  M. Ohnesorge 2A, Dorrl 1 assist.

Shoes outlast Maroons

Natalie Summers had 13 kills, 10 digs and three aces, helping Teutopolis outlast Dieterich 28-26, 23-25, 25-17 Tuesday night.

Katelyn Ruholl had 13 assists, five aces and four kills for the Wooden Shoes.

Teutopolis also won the junior varisty match 25-20, 25-13. Danielle Repking had six aces, five kills and two blocks for the Wooden Shoes, and Ashley Westjohn had 11 assists and four aces.

Shelby Wendling had 17 digs and 15 points for the Maroons. Candace Niemerg had 14 kills and two digs, and Mallorie Vahling had nine kills and eight digs.

Teutopolis also won the junior varsity match 25-20, 25-13.

Teutopolis 28-23-25, Dieterich 26-25-17

Teutopolis: Morgan Breer 2A, 9D, 2 aces; Lucy Niemerg 6K, 9D, 2A, 2 aces; Katelyn Ruholl 4K, 3D, 13A, 5 aces; Julie Wente 2K, 8D, 3A, 2 aces; Natalie Summers 13K, 10D, 3 aces; Michelle Schmidt 3B, 3D, 1K, 1A; Anna Grimes 3K; Rachel Deters 1D.

Dieterich: Landriah Hardiek 2D, 1K, 3A, 1 ace; Tori Hardiek 5D, 2K, 3 aces; Shelby Wendling 17D, 1K, 15A; Mikayla Winters 2D; Renne Slifer 2D; Mallorie Vahling 9K, 8D; Candace Niemerg 2D, 14K, 2B; Madison Boerngen 5D, 1K, 2A, 1 ace.

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