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Albany wins Six Rivers East outright; Black Hawk takes 2nd
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ALBANY - The Albany Comets have put themselves within one win of an undefeated Six Rivers East Conference championship after a 25-15, 25-15, 25-16 win over the Juda Panthers Tuesday.

Senior Sydney Bump paved the way for the conference champion Comets with 18 kills, five aces, and two blocks. Senior Courtney Pfeuti had 30 assists and senior Hillary Best racked up 19 digs to lead Albany (11-0).

The Panthers got four kills and four blocks from junior Ellen Kiser while senior Aly Pierce came up with seven assists and senior Katlyn DeVoe added seven digs.

The Six Rivers East will wrap up its regular season Thursday as Albany hosts Argyle and Juda hosts Pecatonica.

Black Hawk 3, Argyle 0

SOUTH WAYNE - The Black Hawk Warriors captured second place in the Six Rivers East with a 10-2 conference record after defeating the Argyle Orioles Tuesday, 25-20, 25-12, 25-23.

Seniors Melissa Wellnitz and Rachel Rygh and freshman Jen Wellnitz combined for 24 kills as each had eight kills to lead the Warriors. Senior Alyssa Pieffer added 16 assists for Black Hawk.

Sophomore Kayla Ostby had eight kills and junior Micala Peterson contributed with seven kills and 17 digs for the Orioles.

Argyle travels to Albany in a regular season finale on Thursday. Black Hawk is a No. 3 seed in the WIAA regional quarterfinal and will host sixth-seeded Juda Tuesday.

Southwestern 3, Darlington 0

HAZEL GREEN - SWAL Conference leader Southwestern swept the Darlington Redbirds Tuesday 25-15, 25-13, 25-17. Junior Carly McDonald led the Redbirds with four kills and 10 digs.

Junior Vanessa Riley had 12 assists and an ace for Darlington (2-9).

The Redbirds close out the regular season at home Thursday against Iowa-Grant.

Brodhead 3, Palmyra-Eagle 0

BRODHEAD - The Cardinals used extra play to win Game 3 and swept Rock Valley South foe Palmyra-Eagle Tuesday, 25-22, 25-23, 29-27.

Sophomore Heather Shanks and freshman Carly Mohns combined for 14 kills, and sophomore Taylor Douglas had 17 assists for the Cardinals. Mohns also contributed three blocks as Brodhead finished the regualr season 5-5 in the Rock Valley South.

Brodhead's next game will be a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal on Tuesday.

Waterloo 3, New Glarus 0

WATERLOO - In their final road game of the regular season, the New Glarus Glarner Knights were swept in three games by the Waterloo Pirates, 25-10, 25-22, 25-18 in Capitol South conference action Tuesday.

Seniors Mara Gartzke and Lauren Narveson gave the Glarner Knights a big lift, especially in games three and four. Gartzke had nine kills, five digs, and five blocks while Narveson contributed nine assists and two aces.

"We started out a litte slow. Our passing was a little off. In the second and third games, we gave them a match," said New Glarus head coach Lacy Bloedorn.

New Glarus (1-8) will finish its regular season Thursday at home against Cambridge.