Continuing their undefeated streak, the C-squad volleyball girls defeated visiting Mountain Lake on Tuesday before beating conference rival Madelia on the road.
After an ace block and a trio of Katelyn Flowers service aces, the Clippers led 5-2 in game one against Mountain Lake. The Wolverines tied the game 5-5, but with a Luci Blaschko back-row kill, the Clippers regained the lead.
Later, Isabel Duron swung at the net for a winner, and Amelia Chmiel served up a pair of aces in a four-point spurt and a 10-7 Cleveland advantage.
Continuing to win points from behind the service line, the Clippers went up 13-8 after a pair of Valentina Rohlfing serving aces. With ace tips off the fingers of Jocelyn Kortuem and Anna Lamont and a Flowers kill, the Clippers made another four-point run to go up 17-9.
Later, Kortuem tipped over a pair of winners and followed up with a service ace during a six-point run that finished with a Flowers kill and a 23-10 Clipper advantage. The game ended 25-14 when the Wolverines got caught twice in the net.
Game two was all Clippers in a 25-5 triumph.
After their kill went out of bounds on the first point, they went on a 10-point rally that featured a Flowers ace tip and a Rohlfing kill. Rohlfing swatted another kill for an 11-3 Clipper lead, and Blaschko steered over a quartet of service aces for a 15-3 Clipper advantage.
From there, Cheyenne Lotspeich served a winner and Sajen Grandaw posted an ace block in a six-point run and a 21-4 Orange & Black lead. After a Rohlfing tip for a winner, Mountain Lake erred on the last two points for a 25-5 easy-peasy Clipper win.
Game three was for practice, but the Clippers won it too.
With service aces from Chmiel and Flowers and a Lamont spike for a point, the Clippers went in front 9-5. Later, Taylor Wolf fired back-to-back-to-back service aces, and with a Liviana Lee kill after, the Clippers led 19-11 before Melissa Miller released four ace serves in a row or a 25-12 Clipper triumph.
At Madelia, Rohling’s kill put the Clippers up 23-16 in game one. The Clippers messed up on the next three points, but Kortuem assisted a Rohlfing ace tip, and the game ended 25-21 on a Blaschko ace serve.
With four ace serves in a row from Flowers, the Clippers went up 7-2 in game two. With a Madison Wollschlager ace serve sandwiched between a couple of Rohlfing kills, the Clippers led 14-5.
The Blackhawks regrouped though, but down the stretch, Miller struck down a kill, and Flowers served up an ace for a 19-13 Clipper lead. After a Chmiel service ace and a Rohlfing kill, the Clippers won 25-16 when Madelia couldn’t team up for a return.
In another for-fun game three, the Clippers won 15-12 on a Flowers service ace.
The C girls look to add to their winning streak on Tuesday when they bus to Lake Crystal.
Above: Liviana Lee stretches for a hit during the Clippers’ home game against Mountain Lake.
Jocelyn Kortuem watches her hit travel into Mountain Lake territory.
Anna Lamont on the bump against Mountain Lake. Beside her is Valentina Rohlfing.
Libero Luci Blaschko on the serve receive.
Melissa Miller bumps up a pass at home against Mountain Lake.
Taylor Wolf connects her hands for a pass during the Mountain Lake game.
Isabel Duron on the bump.
Amelia Chimel props up a Wolverine serve.
Madison Wollschlager receives a serve on the Madelia court.