The volleyball team traveled to Western High School on Wednesday evening and defeated the Panthers 3-1. Knowing their opponent’s ability to make a comeback, the team focused on keeping their intensity high throughout the match. Leading the way for the team was Riley Isgrigg with 47 assists and 4 kills. Avery Drew had 22 digs and 2 aces while the tough offensive combination of Emily Michael and Ashley Timmons tallied 17 and 16 kills. Kimee Kingma had a solid night with 8 kills and 2 aces. Chloe Roberts continued to lead the team in serving with 3 aces, 20 digs, and 6 kills. Madison Toney also tallied 3 aces with 9 digs. Ally Timmons had a solo block and three kills, and Jenna Rockhold had an ace and scored 4 points in game one.
The JV kept it close but fell to a strong Western JV 0-2. Leading the team defensively was Yazmin Hernandez with 13 digs. Katherine Barrera added 7 digs, and Lindsey Gay had 3 kills and 6 assists. Sydney Pearcy added a kill and a dig, and Ingrid Valdes had two aces and three digs. Mallory Martin had two aces and 4 digs, and Kylie Norman had two kills and 4 digs. Grace Campbell had two aces and Gabby Schuster had a dig for the team.
Both teams take on West Lafayette on Thursday evening in Case Arena at 6:00.