North Tama netters win fourth straight

TRAER – Josie Youel finished with 12 kiils, Anna Kvidera dished out 22 assists and the North Tama volleyball team won its fourth straight match Thursday following a 25-11, 25-11, 25-10 sweep of Waterloo Christian during Iowa Star Conference action.

Molly Dvorak also had eight kills, while Madison Howard chipped in five kills in her first varsity action of the season during the victory. Shayla Kopriva finished with eight digs, Whitney Pokorny added seven digs and Rian Weda served up five aces, chipped in four kills and had three blocks.

Kvidera and Pokorny also had three aces apiece as the Redhawks (14-9, 4-4) collected 15 aces on the night.

Youel also had 13 kills and seven aces Tuesday in the Redhawks’ three-game sweep of Meskwaki. Dvorak added nine kills and Pokorny was 16-for-16 in serves.

North Tama next plays in the BCLUW Tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday. East Marshall, Gladbrook-Reinbeck and Meskwaki also are in the field.

Colo-NESCO 3, GMG 0

COLO – Caitlyn Riese finished with 20 kills, five digs and an ace as the Royals swept rival GMG 25-13, 25-16, 25-13 in Iowa Star Conference action.

Madisen Farren was 21-for-21 in serves with an ace, and McKenna Farren chipped in nine assists, Shayla Dean added seven assists and Brittnee Packer delivered nine assists, had three aces and was 13-for-13 in serves.

The win was the fifth in the past seven games for the Royals (11-11, 5-2).

GMG (4-11, 2-5) was led by Caitlin Appelgate, who finished with five kills, two digs and three blocks.

Mikaella Koster also had four kills, six assists, two aces and three digs, while Jennifer Borota finished with a team-high 12 digs.

The Royals return to the court Thursday against South Hardin. First serve in Colo is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. GMG hosts East Marshall at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Aplington-Parkersburg 3, BCLUW 1

PARKERSBURG – The Comets lost the final two sets of this cross-division NICL contest despite 10 kills from Olivia Callaway. The sophomore also had eight digs and three aces in the loss.

Nicole Montgomery and Kendall Scurr each had six digs, while Bobbi Paper had a double-double with 14 assists and 10 digs. Paper also was 23-for-23 in serves and had three aces for the Comets (9-15). Montgomery had six digs and was 15-for-15 in serves, while Mallory Vawter finished with eight digs and four kills.

It was the fifth straight loss for BCLUW, which hosts a tournament in Conrad beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.