“Julia and Ashley had great games tonight contributing numerous kills, which allowed us to gain some momentum and carry us through the games,” said Bennett of her top hitters.
South served 76-for-83 with 37 points and two aces. Miller served 15-for-16 with nine points and two aces. Baltus served 16-for-16 with 10 points. Johannigman served 13-for-15 with seven points, Billingsley served 13-for-16 with seven points, Niese served 11-for-11 with three points and Koors served 8-for-9 with 1 point.
Digs: Koors 19, Niese 16, Miller 13, Baltus 12, Johannigman 9, Billingsley 6, Mariah Green 3, Watkins 2.
Assists: Koors 20; Watkins 3; Billingsley, Niese, Green 1.
Bennett said she had hoped for the team to continue competing beyond the sectional level.
“The girls wanted this win so bad and I wanted it for them,” she said. “Unfortunately, it just didn’t work out in our favor.”
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