V-ball spikes Geneva for first time since 1991

By on October 14, 2010

KANELAND—This past week saw Lady Knights volleyball take care of an NIB-12 opponent, participate in some Iowa action, and vanquish an old foe.

The 13-11 (4-3 Northern Illinois Big XII) Kaneland crew earned i’s first win over non-conference foe Geneva for the first time in 19 years on Oct. 6, then followed that with a win against visiting Morris on Thursday, before going 1-2 in Bettendorf, Iowa, tourney action on Saturday morning. The week ended with a 25-18, 25-11 loss to host DeKalb on Tuesday.

In the 26-24, 23-25, 25-22 win over the Lady Vikings, Katy Dudzinski had 18 kills and three blocks, while teammate Jess Lubic added 32 assists, three kills, three blocks and two aces.

Lower level action saw the sophomores lose 25-22, 14-25, 15-25, the freshmen “A” roster lose 25-18, 25-21, and the “B” side take a 25-21, 26-24 win.

Against the Lady Redskins on Thursday, the Lady Knights swept a 25-13, 25-21 matchup. Grace Fabrizius had 10 kills and nine service points. Kylie Siebert had 10 digs and an ace.

In the Quad Cities, KHS lost 21-10, 21-19 to Bettendorf High School and 21-8, 21-13 to Ankeny High School before rallying to beat West Des Moines Valley High School 21-13, 22-20.

Siebert had 38 digs and 32 receptions on the day while Dudzinski had 24 kills and five blocks.

Against the Lady Barbs, Fabrizius had five kills, and Lubic added two aces and seven assists.

Coming up for the Lady Knights: a meeting with Sycamore along Spartan Trail on Thursday, Oct. 14.

About Mike Slodki

Mike Slodki is a sports reporter for the Elburn Herald. You can reach him at MSlodki@elburnherald.com.

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