Lady Comets remain unbeaten

    The Reed-Custer varsity volleyball team is at full steam, picking up another win on Thursday, this time over Serena in two games, 25-14, 15-19.
    The Lady Comets (4-0 overall) were led by Madelyn Alton, who had an awesome defensive game with 17 digs and six aces. She also added three kills.
    Emily Wolf tacked on 18 digs of her own, along with three kills and one ace.
    The junior varsity team also picked up a win in two games, 25-20, 25-21.
    The team as a whole had an unbelievable 42 digs.
    At the freshman level, the Lady Comets were unable to complete the sweep on the night, as they lost in a close three-game match.
    Reed-Custer won the first game 25-23, but lost the following two by the same score reversed.
    Leading the way was Savannah Bruns with 18 digs, eight aces, eight kills and eight set assists.
    Maddie McPherson earned eight aces, four kills and five digs to also help the team.
R-C 20, 25, 25,
Ott. Marq. 25, 23, 16

    The Lady Comets kept their winning train rolling on Tuesday, as they picked up their third win of the season in a three-game match against Ottawa Marquette.
    Reed-Custer battled hard in the first game, but wound up losing 25-20. The Lady Comets were able to rally in the following two though, defeating the opposition, 25-23, 25-16.
    “Defense was key in the victory,” said head coach Kelly Van Duyne. “We barely won the second game, and then took control of the third.”
    Libero Wolf earned 22 digs, along with Alton’s 13 and Maddi Taingco’s 10, making it hard for Ottawa to get any kills.
    Alton and Tiangco also added six and four kills, respectively, while junior middle blocker Maggie Meyr chipped in with three kills and three blocks.
    One of Meyr’s blocks was a solo, which wound up earning the game point in the third game.
    Setters Taylor Lide and Meghan Faletti also had a combined 14 assists and three aces.
    The junior varsity team lost to Marquette in two games, 25-20, 25-16.
    The team had a combined four kills, three aces and six blocks.
    Abrey Ricketts and Brodie Thompson had a great defensive game with 19 digs altogether.
    The freshmen team fought to the very end and came out victorious in three games, winning the first and third, 25-15, 25-23, respectively.
    They dropped the second, 25-13.
    Bruns had an outstanding game with six aces, two kills, 14 digs and one block. McPherson chipped in with five aces, two kills and four digs.
    As a team, the Lady Comets had 19 aces and 11 kills.