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Viking, Cougar volleyball teams suffer sweeps

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Gazette staff
September 17, 2013

The Janesville Craig volleyball team ran into its toughest opponent yet in the Big Eight Conference and suffered its first loss Tuesday night.

Verona swept the Cougars, 25-22, 25-18 and 25-22.

“Verona’s really good,” Craig coach Blake Budrow said. “We played better, but we still had too many unforced errors.”

Kaylee Hackett had 17 assists for the Cougars.

Craig is now 2-1 in conference play. It hosts Sun Prairie on Thursday. 

VERONA 3, CRAIG 0

Janesville Craig           22       18                                 22

Verona                          25       25                                 25

Craig (aces, kills, assists)—Gabby Loveland, 2-1-0; Melanie Tinker, 0-0-1; Hayley Salemi, 2-0-0; Kaylee Hackett, 0-1-17; Courtney Kell, 0-4-0; Gabrielle Geller, 0-0-0; Lauren Hoffarth, 0-1-0; Ali Calkins, 0-10-0; Hayley Updike, 0-0-0; Amanda Trapp, 1-0-1; Ally Raymond, 3-1-0; McKenzie Bertagnoli, 0-4-0; Annie Schyumacher, 0-1-0; Jenna Brandt, 1-0-0; Morgan Hulen, 0-0-0.

Middleton 3, Parker 0—Like the Cougars, Janesville Parker’s toughest test came Tuesday night.

The Vikings lost to visiting Middleton, 25-8, 25-13 and 25-21.

“They serve well and have a great outside hitter,” Parker coach Kathy Bullis said. “They’re just a real solid team.”

Kristin Dallman led the Vikings with five kills and two blocks.

The Vikings dropped to 0-3 in the Big Eight. They travel to Beloit on Thursday.

MIDDLETON 3, PARKER 0

Middleton                     25       25                                 25

Janesville Parker           8       13                                 21

Parker leaders: Aces—Claire Fox 1. Kills—Kristin Dallman 5. Blocks—Dallman 2. Assists—Fox 10. Digs—Ally Gorman 8.



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