The Mound Westonka volleyball team played Jordan at home on October 17 in a close game that would go to four sets before the White Hawks would fall 1-3.
The White Hawks had strong serving led by senior Chase Lawrence and sophomore Lori Weltzin, who each served at 100 percent. Volleyball is an exciting game when the front row has 55 kills! Ninth-grader Meaghan Kreiser led the offense with 21 kills, followed by junior Maquinna Peglow and ninth-grader Bridget Budzius with 13 kills each.
Jordan’s offense was tough, resulting in the White Hawks accumulating 60 digs in the four-set game - 15 by junior libero Kendal Richie. Ninth-grader Avery Pearson is sighted for her defensive play with 19 digs, and 37 assists. Set scores are as follows; 21-25, 21-25, 27-25, 24-26.
The White Hawks were on the road October 18 to Minneapolis South, where they would win in three straight sets. Five White Hawks would serve 19 ACES - a season record! Seven would come from Kreiser and six from Pearson. There would be 40 total kills by seven different players; Budzius would lead the way with nine, followed by sophomore Taryn Peglow with eight, Lawrence with six and ninth-grader Maria Neumann with five. The whole team would do their part in the back row, with 10 different team members racking up 32 digs under the leadership of Richie, who had seven digs. The White Hawks would take the non-conference win 25-11, 25-15 and 26-24.
The White Hawks next game is the section 6AAA quarterfinals against Holy Angels on Wednesday, October 26.