BRODHEAD — The Cardinals swept Big Foot 25-22, 25-13, 25-19 in a big Rock Valley matchup Tuesday.
Brodhead star Abbey Johnson finished with 13 assists, six kills, three blocks, 13 digs and two aces. Alexis Oliver and Katie Goecks each had seven kills for the Cardinals. Sabrina Siegel had two aces and Madisyn Kail was a perfect 18-for-18 from the service line for Brodhead, which benefitted from a 90.5 team service percentage in the match.
The Cardinals are at the Edgerton Invitational today and are at Jefferson Tuesday.
Cambridge 3, New Glarus 1
CAMBRIDGE — The Glarner Knights nearly pulled off a victory Tuesday on the road, but fell short at 25-27, 25-19, 18-25, 16-25.
Lola Gillaspie finished with eight kills, two blocks and three aces and Zoe Moen had six kills. Jada Malaise had nine assists, Alexah Mellenberger had six assists and Brooke Watrud finished with three digs.
The Knights (1-10-1, 0-4 Capitol South) played Belleville Thursday and are at today’s Johnson Creek Invitational.
Juda 3, Albany 0
ALBANY — Hannah Powers had 10 kills and two blocks Tuesday to lead the Panthers to a 25-23, 25-11, 25-18 sweep over the Comets.
Triniti Elmer led Juda with 11 digs while Karlee Kesler dished out 10 assists and Montana Steinmann slammed four aces.
Freshman Brianna Dahl paced Albany with nine kills, three blocks and four aces. Payton Zurfluh had 16 assists and Libby Beck finished with 11 digs for the Comets.
Albany hosts Pecatonica Tuesday while Juda welcomes Monticello into town.
Monticello 3, Barneveld 1
BARNEVELD — With two starters out, the Ponies still managed to come up with a solid road win to continue the program’s turnaround.
“We pulled out a win while having two starters out — one injured and one sick,” said Monticello coach Rebecca Gustafson. “Both are expected to return by next Tuesday.”
Mackie Errthum led the Ponies’ attack with eight kills, while Abby Wicker finished with five kills and five blocks. Monticello’s Alyssen Noriega recorded seven aces and six digs, Claire Klossner had eight saves and Lindsey Pence dished out 15 assists.
A season ago, the Ponies were just 3-9 in conference play. Already this year, Monticello is 3-2, and the final match of the first half of the season is Tuesday at Juda.