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Comets still class of TRAC North

Newman downs Morrison to stay unbeaten in conference

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 12:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 12:16 a.m. CDT

The Newman Comets remained undefeated in conference play, downing the Morrison Fillies 25-20, 26-24 on Monday in Morrison.

Megan Rosengren had six kills and three blocks to lead Newman (11-4, 7-0 Three Rivers North), which also got four kills and four digs from Julie Hurd. Allison Shipman contributed 10 assists, and Kayci Howell six.

Oregon def. Stillman Valley 25-10, 25-10: The Hawks routed the Cardinals in a Big Northern West match at the Blackhawk Center

Emy Wright spiked eight kills and Cydney Long had seven digs for Oregon (19-5-1, 7-1). Delaney Mahoney dished 20 assists.

AFC def. South Beloit 25-21, 25-20: Lea Koning had six points, five assists, two aces and three digs as the Raiders won an NUIC East match in Ashton.

Cassidy Koning spiked eight kills, Lexie Fore ripped six more, and Katie Sondgeroth dished 11 assists as AFC (7-7-1, 2-3) reached the .500 mark. Krista Beach added five points, four kills, three digs and two blocks.

Milledgeville def. Orangeville 25-15, 25-22: Emily Geison stuffed the stat sheet for the Missiles, finishing with eight kills, five aces, four digs and a stuff block to lead the way in an NUIC East victory at home.

Kayleigh Leddy and Kendra Schave added three kills each, with Leddy serving three aces. Taylor Grenoble and Michelle Grevengoed matched Geison's four digs, and Haley McAuliffe had 12 assists, three digs and two aces.

Pecatonica def. Polo 25-10, 23-25, 25-20: The Marcos forced a third set, but eventually fell to the Indians at home.

Carly Hinrichs had five kills and a block, KeeLey Meyer added four kills and two blocks, and Alli Reeder had three kills and three aces. Emily Ditzler dished nine assists, and Hannah Grobe chipped in four assists.

Faith Christian def. Morningstar 25-18, 25-11: The Falcons improved to 20-1 with an easy win in the Quad Cities.

Sarah Smith smacked five kills and recorded 16 digs for Faith, while Stacia Hamill dished eight assists.

Monday's stars

Emily Geison, Milledgeville, 8 kills, 5 aces, 4 digs

Emy Wright, Oregon, 8 kills

Cassidy Koning, AFC, 8 kills

Megan Rosengren, Newman, 6 kills, 3 blocks

Sarah Smith, Faith, 5 kills, 16 digs

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