CADET — The West County Lady Bulldogs scored 12 straight times on the serve of Brittany Tongay to close out the first game, 25-16, and then went on to match the score in game two with another 25-16 win over the Kingston Lady Cougars. It was the Lady Bulldogs first conference win of the year.
Tongay finished the night with 16 service points with Felicia Crick serving another eight. Rikki Lashley led the team aagin in kills with seven and also in digs with 12. Ashley Dane had three kills and six digs and Crick made five assists.
Lacey Pashia led Kingston with four kills in the match.
West County (3-9 and 1-5 MAAA) be at home on Tuesday to host first-place Bismarck. Kingston (7-9 and 3-4 MAAA) will host Grandview on Monday.
Bismarck 2, Valley 0
BISMARCK — The Bismarck Lady Indians moved another game towards a perfect conference record with a 25-8, 25-7 win over the Valley Lady Vikings on Thursday.
Balee Lorenz set the ball up for Bismarck’s attackers for 15 assists in the two-game match. Brooke Taylor had seven kills, Harley Cadwell made four and Megan Counts nailed down another three. Megan Bishop led in service points with eight and Counts had seven.
Bismarck (21-3 and 7-0 MAAA) will travel to Ste. Genevieve on Monday for their next match. Valley (2-10 and 1-4 MAAA) will host Valle on Tuesday.
Fredericktown 2, North County 0
FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Lady Cats’ strong service game gave the North County Lady Raiders fits and they were able to open the conference season with a 25-11, 25-13 win on their home court.
Lauren Henderson’s jump serve was very impressive with 11 of her serves going for aces. Henderson had a total of 15 service points, and also made five kills and seven digs. Chelsea Mills served eight points to go along with five kills and six digs. Courtney Tinnin made 10 assists, and Melia Fall made six.
Fredericktown (11-6-3) will travel to Cape Central for their next match on Monday. North County (4-8-1) will travel to Arcadia Valley on Monday.
Ste. Genevieve 2, Potosi 0
STE. GENEVIEVE — The Ste. Genevieve Hunters racked up a pair of 25-16 games to best the Potosi Lady Trojans in their conference opener on Thursday.
Anna Sedgwick and Elle Korenak were a force at the net with eight kills each for the Hunters. Laura Rhodes led in servvice points with eight with one ace. The Hunters had four aces in all with Korenak serving two.
Sarah Steagall made nine assists and Kristen Faulkner had eight while Faulkner and Rhodes both made four kills.
Potosi was led in kills by Ashley Thompson with seven and Megan Rolens with five. Lindsay Harmon made four stuff blocks, and Rolens made three. Jordan Harbison had 21 assists in the match.
On Monday, Ste. Genevieve (12-8) will host Bismarck, and Potosi (8-7-1) will travel to De Soto.
Valle 2, Arcadia Valley 0
ARCADIA — The Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers were strong at the net, but was no match for Valle’’s defense as he Lady Warriors 72 digs in the two game match for a 25-19, 25-18 conference win.
Gretchen Koller led Valle’s defense with 21 digs, and Natalie Grass made 17. Alli Dalton led in kills with seven, and Abbie Bergtholdt finshed the game with six. Maria Herzog led both teams in assists with 13.
Madison Mason made five kills for the Lady Tigers, and Nichole Bone and Abby St. Clair had four each. Candis Kirby made nine assists, and Bone had nine digs.
Valle (10-7 and 4-1 MAAA) will play next at Valley on Tuesday. Arcadia Valley (4-11-4 and 2-4 MAAA) will host North County on Monday.
Perryville 12, Ste. Genevieve 3
STE. GENEVIEVE — The Ste. Genevieve Hunters scored just enough runs to keep playing, but they could not make the comeback they wanted and fell to the Perryville Lady Pirates 12-3 in seven innings.
Down 9-0 going into the bottom of the fifth inning, pitcher Leticia Hindrichs drove in all three of the Hunters’ runs with a double to keep the Lady Pirates chances of a potential 10-run stoppage from happening.
Alicia Viox also hit one double, and Becky Hermann, Natalie Diesel, Peyton Tripp and Brittany Uding all had one single each.
The Hunters committed six errors, and Perryville committed no errors and they had 13 hits to the Hunters’ six. Ste. Genevieve (6-17) will take a trip to Festus on Monday to play the St. Pius Lancers.