V-ball enters regionals with 19 wins
KANELANDâ€”Lady Knights volleyball continued their recent roll on Thursday at the home of the Lady Foxes by a final of 25-23, 25-21.
They also put in time at their usual end-of-season stop at Kanelandâ€™s Spikefest on Saturday.
Against Yorkville, Kylie Siebert had 13 digs and two aces. Katy Dudzinski had 14 kills and a block while Jessica Lubic paced Kaneland with 15 assists, an ace and three kills.
The eight-team rumble at Harter Middle School in Sugar Grove resulted in Kaneland taking third place with three wins in five matches.
The Lady Knights now head into the â€œsecond seasonâ€ with a 19-13 record (7-3 NIB-12).
At Spikefest, Kaneland began with a 19-25, 25-19, 15-6 win over Aurora Central Catholic. They moved on to a 25-16, 18-25, 15-10 win over regional opponent Hampshire. The first loss of the day came at the hands of Peotone by a 25-23, 26-24 clip.
Kaneland began the crossover play with a loss to Geneva, but came back to beat ACC again in the third-place matchup.
With the regular season at an end, Kaneland (3) tries to erase the bad taste of 2009 by ousting Hampshire (2) from the Kaneland Regional in Class 3A on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.
The regional title game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. against the winner of (1) Sycamore and (4) Burlington Central.
Eight teams competed in the 2010 Spikefest at Harter Middle School on Saturday, October 23. Here, Kylie Siebert (left) and Melanie Thompson of Kaneland wait for the serve in their second game against Peotone.
Photo by John DiDonna