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Columbia, Valmeyer, Waterloo volleyball all post wins Thursday

By on September 14, 2012 at 10:21 am

Valmeyer’s Miranda Kaufmann (13) sets a shot for hard charging Tiffani Brewer (7), as Dupo’s Rachel Donald (25) prepares to defend. (Alan Dooley photo)

It was a victorious night across Monroe County’s volleyball circuit Thursday evening.

The Columbia Eagles (14-0) continued their undefeated streak against Red Bud (5-5), defeating the Musketeers, 25-17 and 25-5, on Thursday. Columbia’s Savannah Wittenbrink, Kendall Roessler and Rachel Stone all posted six kills a piece against Red Bud, along with Kristine Martin’s team high 16 assists. Megan Huffman led the team with 10 service points.

Valmeyer High School (9-2) won its fourth game in a row against Dupo (2-5) in what was a match full of long volleys against the much-improved Tigers, Valmeyer assistant volleyball coach Karla Bivins said. The Pirates won the first game easily, 25-8, and pulled out the win in the second game, 25-18. Valmeyer’s Sammy Sensel led all scores with 10 points alongside teammate Paige Whipple, who had 12 kills and four blocks. Tiffany Brewer had four blocks as well. Miranda Kaufmann had an impressive 25 assists for the Pirates and Andi Inman had nine kills and 12 digs.

The Bulldogs seem to be improving as the season progresses. Waterloo (6-5) took its third win in a row on Thursday night against Civic Memorial (6-4), defeating the Eagles, 21-16 and 25-23. The Bulldogs’ Kelli Kosydor led the team with five kills and two aces, while Kelsey Hamann came up with a team-high 13 assists. Lisa Liefer also led Waterloo in blocks with three solo and two assisted blocks.

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Teryn Schaefer

Teryn was born and raised in Waterloo, growing up watching local sports and Mon-Clair baseball. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School and loves cheering on her Tigers any chance she gets.