Southeast Valley High School


Jags Struggle during Week Four

Gowrie, IA ~ The Jaguar varsity volleyball squad against the E-Hawks of

Emmetsburg and Manson NW Webster Cougars on Tuesday, September 13 th . The

team opened the triangular with a loss to Emmetsburg by the scores of 22-25, 16-

25, and 17-25. The girls then played The Cougars and loss by the scores of 13-25,

17-25, 25-18, and 9-25. In both matches of the night, the girls struggled with

different aspects of the game. Against the E-Hawks the girls served at a season

low of 80% serving efficiency. The girls averaged 4.7 kills per game compared to

Emmetsburg 10.3. The girls also averaged 4.7 digs per game compared to the E-

Hawks 8.0. Maddie VanSickle was perfect behind the serving line and had seven

assists. Ellie Nolte served at 93% with two ace serves. Breck Mills had two solo

blocks while Paige Weiland and Addi HIndt each had a block. The team was led by

Alex Kitchen and Addie Hindt with four kills each. Madison Lane and Alex Kitchen

each had three saves (digs) each.

In the last match of the night, the Jags lost to the Cougars of Manson NW Webster

by the scores of 13-25, 17-25, 25-18, and 9-25. The team served at 87.7%

efficiency with Maddie VanSickle and Ellie Nolte perfect behind the serving line.

The team averaged 6.5 kills per set. Leading the team with kills was Alex Kitchen

with eight. Addi Hindt had seven kills while Maddie VanSickle had five. Breck

Mills had two solo blocks and Kitchen, Weiland, and Hindt each had one solo and

one assist blocks. The team average 7.8 saves per game with Ellie Nolte having

eight and Madison Lane have seven. With setting, Maddie VanSickle had thirteen

assists while Rian Schlief had nine. The girls finish week four 2-9 overall. They will

face St. Mary’s of Storm Lake on Tuesday, September20th at home.