Winner Lady Warriors volleyball team won three matches in the SESD tournament held in Winner on Saturday.
Alexis Richey and Morgan Hammerbeck were named to the all-tournament team.
Wagner won the tournament with a victory over Burke/South Central in the finals.
In Winner’s first match, they defeated Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 25-17, 25-23.
Alexis Richey, Gracie Littau and Daesha Klein were 100 percent in serving. Hammerbeck had 11 kills. Littau had 16 set assists and Mackenzie Levi had 10. Abby Marts and Richey were 100 percent in serve receive. Marts had 21 digs and Richey 18. Hammerbeck had 1 solo block and 1 block assist. Sam Marts had 1 solo block.
Winner was 92 percent in serving with 31 kills, 29 assists, 90 percent in serve receive with 77 digs.
Winner defeated Chamberlain 25-23, 25-14.
Sam Marts, Littau and Richey were all 100 percent in serving. Richey, Littau, Hammerbeck and Daesha Klein had 1 ace. Hammerbeck had 7 kills and Abby Marts, 6. Littau had 17 set assists and Levi, 4. Hammerbeck was 80 percent in serve receive and Richey, 75 percent. Hammerbeck had 8 digs and Richey, Abby Marts and Klein, 6 each. Sam Marts had 1 solo block and 2 block assists. Abby Marts had 1 solo block.
Winner was 96 percent in serving with 4 aces, 22 kills, 22 set assists and 39 digs.
Winner lost to Wagner in two sets—15-25, 20-25.
Littau, Hammerbeck were 100 percent in serving. Hammerbeck had 5 kills and Littau, 4. Littau had 12 assists and Levi 5.
Richey was 76 percent in serve receive and Hammerbeck was 73 percent. Richey and Abby Marts had 13 digs. Abby Marts and Ellie Brozik had 1 block assist.
As a team, Winner was 88 percent in serving with 18 kills, 17 set assists. The team was 70 percent in serve receive with 51 digs.
Winner defeated Platte-Geddes in two sets 25-9 and 25-19.
Hammerbeck and Richey were 100 percent in serving. Richey and Hammerbeck had 2 aces and Hammerbeck had 10 kills. Abby Marts added 5 kills. Littau had 15 set assists and Levi, 4. Richey was 100 percent in serve receive and had 20 digs. Abby Marts had 7 digs. Hammerbeck had 1 solo block and Abby Marts had 2 block assists.
As a team, Winner was 96 percent in serving with 6 ace serves, 20 kills, 20 assists and 72 digs.
In the semifinals, Winner lost to Burke/South Central 14-25, 25-13 and 20-25.
Richey and Hammerbeck were 100 percent in serving. Hammerbeck had 2 ace serves and Littau and Levi, 1 each. Hammerbeck had 10 kills and Abby Marts, 4. Littau had 7 set assists. Hammerbeck was 92 percent in serve receive and Richey was 70 percent.
Richey had 26 digs and Hammerbeck 16. Abby Marts had 1 solo block and 1 block assist. Sam Marts had 2 block assists and Ellie Brozik, 2 block assists.
As a team, the Lady Warriors were 95 percent in serving with 4 ace serves, 22 kills and 77 digs.
“We did a great job of coming out and being ready to play,” said coach Jaime Keiser. “We did a good job of serving and attacking the ball and getting Mt. Vernon/Plankinton out system. They have a big hitter but we didn’t give them a chance to use their hitter because they were chasing the ball all over.” Keiser said Winner played very consistent after MVP. “We gave our opponents a lot of unearned points and then the next minute we would play really good.”
Winner played Burke/South Central to get into the championship.
“They came out attacking the ball which kept us playing defense. We did a great job of playing defense and digging up their hard hits but it kept us out of system. “The second set we came out attacking and kept Burke/South Central on the defensive end. The third set went back and forth. I was proud of the girls and how they played together as a team and never game up. We same some great teams and had great competition. It was a fun day,” said the coach.
Earlier in the week, the Lady Warriors were on the road as they played MVP and Wagner.
Winner beat MVP in four sets—25-20, 25-21, 28-30, 25-15.
Littau and Addy Root were 100 percent in serving. Abby Marts, Klein and Root had 2 ace serves. Marts had 21 kills and Ellie Brozik, 13. Littau had 30 set assists. Richey was 90 percent and Hammerbeck 83 percent in serve receive. Richey had 32 digs and Abby Marts, 23. Littau had 1 solo block and Sam Marts l block and Hammerbeck, 1 block assist.
Winner was 94 percent in serving with 10 ace serves, 48 kills, 44 assists, 128 digs.
MVP is a very balanced and scrappy team. “We came out ready to play from the start and played very well,” said Keiser. “We knew we would have to play consistent to win. We did a great job of attacking the ball which kept MVP out of system. We also di a good job in serve receive. We lost focus in set 3 but I was proud that we never gave up. We played together as a team with a lot of intensity.”
On Oct. 17, the Lady Warriors traveled to Wagner and lost in 3 sets—18-25, 21-25, 22-25.
Klein and Littau were 100 percent in serving. Abby Marts had 2 ace serves. Hammerbeck had 9 kills and Abby Marts, 7.
Littau had 17 set assists and Levi, 6. Richey had 19 digs and Abby Marts, 16. Marts had 1 solo block and 1 block assist.
The Lady Warriors were 92 percent in serving with 6 ace serves, 25 kills, 66 digs.
“Wagner is a good team and we knew we would have to play consistent. We struggled with serve receive and our setter was chasing the ball all over the place, so we couldn’t attack the ball,” said the coach. “We gave up too many unearned points on hitting and setting errors. We weren’t getting to our spots defensively. We knew we didn’t play our best and still were in every set.”
Region play starts on Oct. 30.