Centerville, Canistota too much for Warriorettes volleyball team

Centerville, Canistota too much for Warriorettes volleyball team by Lindsay Nelson The Wakonda Warriorettes took on the Centerville Tornadoes on the Warriorettes' home court on Tuesday Sept. 30.

Despite the Warriorettes' home court advantage, they were unable to overcome the Tornadoes as they lost the match 0-3. The game scores were 18-25, 21-25, and 14-25.

Erin Spurrell dominated from the service line with two aces and eight total service points. Chelsa Bohlmann and Nikki Johnston also added six service points each in the Warriorette effort.

Bohlmann led in kill assists with 43. She set up Johnston and Kim Henriksen for five kills each. Johnston and Henriksen were on fire at the net, with Johnston blocking down 17 of Centerville's spikes and Henriksen blocking down five. Henriksen, Bohlmann and Lindsay Nelson picked up the garbage on the defensive side of the game. Henriksen and Bohlmann returned 13 and 12 digs and Nelson returned nine.

On Oct. 2, the Warriorettes traveled to Canistota to take on the Canistota Hawks. The Warriorettes came out tough and won the first game 25-15.

The Warriorettes continued to battle hard until the end but Canistota proved to be too strong for Wakonda. Canistota won the next three matches with game scores of 21-25, 22-25, and 10-25.

Spurrell, Nelson and Bohlmann conquered the service line with eight points each. Spurrell added three aces while Nelson added two.

Johnston took care of business at the net with 18 kills followed by Henriksen with five. Bohlmann set up the Warriorettes 66 times with 54 of her sets being kill assists.

Johnston was a blocking machine as she rejected 18 of Canistota's spikes. The spikes that did manage to get by the Warriorettes' front row was picked up and returned by the back row.

Leading the defense was Nelson and Henriksen with 11 digs each followed by Johnston, Emily Logue and Bohlmann with 10 each.

The Warriorettes are now 1-3 in TVC and 4-10 overall thus far this season.

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