Lady Horns split the week


October 19, 2017

Drew Biesecker for the Western Nebraska Observer

Hannah Biesecker (20) blocks a St. Pat's play.

After a long trip to Imperial last Tuesday, Chase County added one more W to their book after defeating the Longhorns in four sets, 3-1.

Kimball lost the first set 25-15, lost the second set 21-25, came back and won the third set 25-22, but lost the fourth set 11-25.

Freshman, Sydney Biesecker is the new defensive specialist for the Horns and managed to get a game high of 17 digs against a tough Chase County team.

Lady Horns ended Saturday with one win but two losses in the books.

Kimball lost a match to St. Patrick's in two matching sets, 15-25. Hannah Biesecker had 4 kills, 2 blocks, and 4 digs. Justine Heeg with 6 assists, 1point, and 1 dig with Sydney Biesecker having 7 digs. Kate Reader with 5 kills and 1 point, Madison Wynne with 2 points, Jenna Greenwood with 3 kills and 1 point and Carli Wurdeman with 2 assists, 2 points and 1 dig.

Following the game against St. Pat's the Lady Horns battled Sutherland and suffered another loss in two sets.

Scoring for the Horns was kept to a minimum in both sets, with the hometown ladies putting up just 16 points in the first set and adding just 8 to the board in the second set. Hannah Biesecker with 2 kills, 1 assist, 2 blocks and 3 assists. Heeg had 1 kill and 3 assists with Sydney Biesecker having 8 digs. Kate Reader had 1 point and 1 dig, Wynne with 2 points and 1 block, Greenwood with 3 kills, 1 point and 1 block and Sheridan Magninie with 3 points and 1 dig.

The third match, however, was Kimball's best of the day for a win against Perkins County in three sets. The Longhorns were able to come away with the first set, 25-23, came up short in the second set 17-25, but battled back to get a W in the third 25-23, ending the tournament 1-2. Their stats showing Hannah Biesecker with 12 kills, 3 points, 1 ace, 1 block and 7 digs, while Heeg came up with 1 kill, 14 assists and 2 points. Kate Reader had 7 kills, 6 points, 1 block and 1 dig, Wynne with 4 assists and 3 points. Greenwood had 10 kills and 5 points while Wurdeman had 7 assists, 3 points and 1 dig. Magnine had 5 points.

The Lady Horns hosted Perkins County on Tuesday, Oct. 17, but no further information was available at press time.

Next up for the Kimball club, 8-16 on the season, is a game against Hemingford (10-13) on Thursday, Oct. 21.


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