Above: Lexi Waldron and Jersie Kelley go up for a block during the B-Squad Clippers’ 3-0 win at Madelia on Thursday.
Both the B and C girls swept host Madelia on Thursday.
After easily winning the first game 25-13, the Clipper B-Squad won game two 21-20 on a wayward serve.
Lexi Waldron pushed the ball into an open spot for the first Clipper winner in game three. It didn’t count for much, but the Clippers went on to win that one too. It ended 15-5 on a Caitlynn McCarthy point.
Waldron totaled nine kills. Laci Hollerich tallied five kills in her one game played. She also posted three blocks. Lacey McCabe dropped in four kills. Sophie Perkins set up 11 points and also had three ace serves and five digs. Chloe Anderson had five digs.
The Clipper Bs were coming off a second-place finish at the TCU tournament on Saturday. After they lost to Lester Prairie 2-1 in the opener, they beat Zumbrota-Mazeppa 2-0, NRHEG 2-0 and New Prague 2-1.
Coach Sally Kortuem said her team is playing well right now, despite losing Ava and Greta Hahn and (now out with an injury) Sarena Remiger to completely to varsity. Others, like Hollerich and Savannah Meyer, may get a game in before the varsity match.
“The other girls are really stepping up,” Kortuem said. “It’s sad to see the season coming to an end."
Earlier, the C-Squad girls won 25-14, 25-13, 15-11.
Cassandra Connor completed all 15 of her serves with nine of them aces. She also had eight digs. Maya Lassiter had five kills and one set assist. Jocelyn Bartell had five kills and one dig and was three for three in serving with 1 ace. Lilly Lamont was six for six in serving with a pair of aces. She also had nine set assists, one dig and two kills. Addi Holden made all of her dozen serve attempts with two of them aces. She also had five kills and one dig.
The Clipper B and C girls finish their seasons with a trip to Lake Crystal on Thursday.
Caitlynn McCarthy at the net during the B game at Madelia.