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Busy week of volleyball for Pirates, Bulldogs

By on September 19, 2018 at 9:37 am

Valmeyer’s Sara Andres sends the ball over the net against Dupo on Thursday. For more photos from the match, visit www.republictimes.net/photo-store. (Alan Dooley photo)

The local volleyball teams are keeping busy with conference matches and tournament action in the heart of their schedule.

Valmeyer was the busiest of them all, playing eight matches in the past week. 

The Pirates (12-9) lost at Marissa last Tuesday, 22-25, 25-11, 22-25. Sara Andres finished with 12 kills and Guin Kohnz set the table with 15 assists.

On Thursday, Valmeyer posted a 25-22, 25-14 win at home over Dupo. Kohnz had 12 assists and Caitlin Crossin recorded five kills.

For Dupo (2-10), Kyleigh Williams led the way with six points and four kills.

Valmeyer played in the annual Pretzel Classic at New Berlin High School over the weekend, going 3-2. The Pirates defeated Greenview, Meredosia and Edinburg but lost to Carlinville and West Central.

Kohnz finished with 61 assists over the five-game tourney, with Andres recording 32 kills. Kendra Goldschmidt had 36 points in the tourney…>>>

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.