The Ottumwa Courier

Sports

September 20, 2013

Fifth-ranked Rockets take SCC make-up sweep at Centerville

(Continued)

COLUMBUS — For the second time in three days, the Pekin volleyball team earned a tough Southeast Iowa Superconference north division road win on Thursday, once again narrowly avoiding being forced into a decisive fifth game. The Panthers split the first two games at Columbus Junction, winning game one 25-23, losing game two 18-25, before earning the victory with wins in game three 25-19 and game four 26-24.

Sophomore Beth Atwood led the Panthers at the net, collecting 16 of Pekin’s 36 kills on 37-42 hitting while also picking up 11 digs and three aces. Madelyn Baker led the Panthers in serving, going 18-19 on the night while picking up one of the three Pekin blocks.

Pekin (6-4, 4-0) is back in action in the SEISC Tournament next Thursday.

PREP VOLLEYBALL

Pekin 25-18-25-26

C.J. 23-25-19-24

Pekin Statistics

Serving — Madelyn Baker 18-19, Beth Atwood 18-21, Tiana Slaney 16-16, Jenna Swanson 15-17, Peyton Atwood 9-9, Whitney Horras 8-8, Taiylor Morgan 2-3, Cassidy Tolle 0-1. Team 86-94. Aces — B. Atwood 3, Baker 2, Swanson 2. Team — 7.

Hitting — B. Atwood 37-42, P. Atwood 22-25, Baker 15-20, Slaney 12-15, Tolle 10-14, Mallory Reed 7-8, Bemis 1-1, Horras 1-1, Swanson 1-1, Morgan 1-2, Courtney Comstock 0-1. Team 107-130. Kills — B. Atwood 16, Baker 5, Tolle 5, P. Atwood 4, Reed 3, Slaney 3. Team — 36.

Setting — Horras 18, Morgan 9, B. Atwood, P. Atwood. Team — 29.

Blocks — P. Atwood, Baker, Tolle. Team — 3.

Digs — B. Atwood 11, Swanson 9, Slaney 5, Baker 3, Emily Bemis 3, Horras 2, Morgan. Team — 34.

Seymour goes five to get second Bluegrass win over M-U

SEYMOUR – Just 48 hours after scoring a sweep against Moulton-Udell on Tuesday, the Seymour Warriorettes were taken to the limit in a much different conference match with the Eagles at home. Seymour rallied from a 2-1 deficit and battled deep into the decisive game to earn a thrilling 25-19, 20-25, 21-25, 25-16, 16-14 Bluegrass win on Thursday.

Seymour (2-2, 1-2) heads to the Wayne Tournament on Saturday. M-U (0-5, 0-2) is off until a Bluegrass Conference triangular at Moravia with Lamoni on Tuesday.

Warhawks win in five over Monte

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska rallied back each time Montezuma answered with a tight two-point win, earning a five-game South Iowa Cedar League victory on Thursday. The Warhawks won 25-9, 24-26, 25-21, 23-25 and 15-8 over the Braves.

Text Only
Sports
  • 0730 OTT Sports Ottumwa Babe Ruth 14 All Stars Ottumwa Babe Ruth team dominates at state OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa 14 Babe Ruth All-Stars team bore a striking resemblance to absolute domination at the state tournament in Ottumwa this season."The longest game we had was six innings," Conner Sheehan said. "We still 10-run ruled that team it ju

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0731 OTT Sports Fairfield baseball Hietpas photo Fairfield falls in nine to DCG in state quarterfinals DES MOINES – Becoming the first Fairfield pitcher to start a state tournament game in 35 years didn’t seem to faze Trojan senior pitcher Joseph Hietpas. Neither did the zeroes on the scoreboard that were being posted by his counterpart. Hietpas and D

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0730 OTT Sports Shrine Bowl photo Bulldogs have fun at Shrine Bowl CEDAR FALLS — Ottumwa football coach Zach Pfantz had a blast serving as one of the coaches of the South team at the 42nd Annual Iowa Shrine Bowl at the UNI Dome Saturday. "It was a really awesome and wonderful experience and I was very thankful to ha

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 OTT Sports Brok Hopwood mug Three Bulldogs chosen for all-district team OTTUMWA — Three Ottumwa Bulldogs and a slew of Twin Cedars players were selected for their respective Iowa High School All-District teams. The players named to all-district squads were chosen by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. Th

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • 0730 OTT Sports Albia baseball photo Baseball run wraps up a great year for Albia INDIANOLA — Brett Leshen walked into the dugout at Indianola High School’s baseball diamond, took off his Albia baseball jersey and headed up the hill to receive hugs from his family and friends, thus marking the end of a remarkable senior year, and

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0730 OTT Sports EBF softball trophy celebration photo EBF softball team brings trophy back from Fort Dodge EDDYVILLE — It may not have been the hardware the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont softball team intended to come home with. But it was hardware. A trophy. An accomplishment no Rocket softball team had ever accomplished. That’s a feat that’s worth celebr

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament CLASS 1A Friday, July 25 Quarterfinals No. 2 Newman Catholic 7, No. 7 BGM 1 No. 6 Don Bosco 2, No. 8 Martensdale-St. Marys 1 Saturday, July 26 Quarterfinals No. 1 Twin Cedars 7, Underwood 0 No. 5 Gehlen Catholic 3, Lone Tree 0 Thursday, July 31 Semif

    July 29, 2014

  • 0729 OTT Sports Ottumwa Babe Ruth State Champs Ottumwa All-Star team advances to Midwest Regional OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa 15-year-old baseball all-star team captured the state championship thanks to an unbelievable pitching staff and near flawless defense. "Pitchers are really the strength of this team," Ottumwa coach Mike Budan said. "We have som

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 OTT Sports Rylee Eakins photo New recruits bolster hopes for IHCC volleyball OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College volleyball coach Lyndsey Lyon feels confident she has an incoming recruiting class that will shore up some of the deficiencies of last year’s squad. Lyon has announced the addition of eight former Iowa high s

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0729 OTT Sports Scott Watson mug Sprint Speedweek starts Thursday on Knoxville

    Hello race fans and welcome to The Pit Stop. Thursday night kicks off the 13th Annual Cox Design Iowa Speedweek for Sprint Cars, where there are nine nights of Sprint Car racing over 10 days scheduled between The Knoxville Raceway and The Southern Io

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

Sports photo reprints


Obituaries

Facebook