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Warriors finish 3rd perfect season, Comets end up 2nd
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JUDA - When it comes to volleyball teams in the Six Rivers East, you can't beat the Black Hawk Warriors. It's been that way for the past three seasons and 36 matches.

The Warriors completed another undefeated conference season by defeating the Juda Panthers 25-9, 25-15, 25-10, Thursday.

The Warriors were led by senior Kim Wellnitz with 12 kills and two blocks, senior Katie Place with six kills and three blocks, and junior Alyssa Piefer added 11 assists and three aces. Black Hawk also got contributions from junior Rachel Rygh with five kills while senior Nicole Kloepfer and junior Melissa Wellnitz chipped in with four kills each.

Juda was led by senior Heather Boeke with five kills and two blocks and junior Aly Pierce with five assists.

Black Hawk (12-0 in the Six Rivers East) is seeded third in the WIAA Division 4 regionals and will host sixth-seeded Monticello Tuesday.

Juda is seeded seventh and will travel to Burlington to face the second-seeded Catholic Central Hilltoppers on Tuesday. Catholic Central is the No. 1 ranked team in Division 4.

Argyle 3,

Pecatonica 2

BLANCHARDVILLE - Seniors Jackie Dammen and Stephanie Cuevas helped the Orioles outlast the Vikings in five games, 25-21, 12-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-12, Thursday.

Dammen had 11 kills and nine aces and Cuevas mastered the floor with 31 assists for the Orioles. Sophomore Abby Flanagan had two blocks for Argyle (4-8).

Senior Elizabeth Ihm and junior Ellie Gifford led the Vikings in kills with five each. Gifford and senior Karley Bahr each had seven assists while senior Cassie Swenson had 23 digs for the Vikings. Pecatonica also got contributions from senior Kailyn Linder with two blocks and senior Amanda Schoepp with three aces.

The two teams will face each other again Tuesday at Blanchardville in the WIAA Division 4 regional quarterfinal. Pecatonica is seeded third and Argyle is seeded sixth.

Albany 3, Barneveld 0

ALBANY - The Comets closed out a very successful conference season with a 25-15, 25-11, 25-18, win over the Barneveld Eagles, Thursday.

The Comets (10-2) beat every team in the Six Rivers East twice except conference champion Black Hawk.

Sydney Bump powered Albany with another dominating performance. The junior had 14 kills, five aces, and two blocks. Junior Courtney Pfeuti provided 18 assists and senior Tamiya Sandlin came up with 15 digs. Junior Hillary Best helped the Comets with seven kills and junior Kaitlyn Schulz served up three aces.

"They've done really well," said Albany head coach Connie Wunschel.

Albany will begin the post-season hosting Williams Bay Tuesday in the WIAA regional quarterfinals.

"We're hoping for a big crowd so we can get that first one," Wunschel said.

Albany is seeded fourth and Williams Bay is seeded fifth.

Waterloo 3,

New Glarus 0

WATERLOO - The New Glarus Glarner Knights closed out their Capitol South conference season with a loss to Waterloo, 25-19, 25-17, 25-17, Thursday.

Senior Tanya Gruter paced the Glarner Knights with six kills and three aces. Junior Lauren Narveson had five assists and junior Alexa Secord tallied seven digs for New Glarus.

New Glarus is seeded eighth in the WIAA Division 3 regionals. The Knights will face top-seeded and undefeated Wisconsin Heights on the road.