6 Match Win Streak

IMG_1788Saint’s Volleyball Riding a Six Match Win Streak

Mormon Trail Saints volleyball has upped their winning streak to six games after two Bluegrass Conference Match wins. MT traveled to Diagonal for a conference tilt. The visiting Saints won by scores of 24-26, 25-13, 25-11, and 25-21. Gracie Hitt continued her strong play on offense as she led the charge with 12 kills. Katelyn Dent was close behind with 10 kills. Jordyn Wilson recorded the best hitting percentage as she hit a .333 clip. Breanna Glenn ran the offense with 30 assists. Kaylee Parmer, Dent, and Cheyenne Williams led the team in digs with 3 each. Hitt had 5 aces from the serving line and Samantha Watsabaugh tallied 4 aces. Wilson was a perfect 20 for 20 on serves. The Saints returned to action the next night to face Iowa Christian. After losing the first game 23-25, MT bounced back to record the victory. MT won by scores of 25-21, 25-22, and a 25-9 walloping. The offense carried the team as three players reached double figures in kills, and one more narrowly missed. Dent hit a career high of 18 kills, Williams added a season high with 12 kills, and Hitt totaled 10. Watsabaugh was close behind with 9 kills. She also had high hitting honors, recording a .368 efficiency. Glenn dished out 42 assists in the win. Hitt added 19 digs, Dent had 14, and Parmer owned 12. Wilson blocked 4 shots on defense. Williams and Wilson both served perfect on the night with 13/13 and 9/9 respectively. Dent and Watsabaugh both served up 5 aces each. The Saints record now stands at 6-3, and 3-2 in the BGC. Next up for the Saints is a triangular meet with Grandview Christian and Iowa Christian at Ankeny on Tuesday, September 22 at 5:30. That match will be held at Ankeny Faith Baptist Bible College. MT will play Grandview first and then play Iowa Christian. The following week, MT will host Murray and Twin Cedars in action on September 29 at 5:30. That night MT will play TC first, then Murray and TC will play, and finally MT will match-up against Murray. Thursday, October 1 MT will travel to Orient for JV/Varsity action, which begins at 5:30.