JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
SHELBYVILLE, IL. — The Stew-Stras Comet volleyball team cruised past St. Elmo and singed the St. Elmo-Brownstown Eagles on Thursday, 25-17, 25-20.
Brittani Tabbert and Kendall Knop led the attack for the Comets with six and five kills, respectively. Becca Schlechte followed with four kill.
Baylee Quast dished out a team high 11 assists, while Schlechte set seven. The pair set up 17 of the 19 kills (89%).
Sarah Locke led the mid-court defense with eight digs, while Knop dug seven and Quast six. Knop also delivered three of the six Comet aces.
Stew-Stras varsity (7-5, 3-1 NTC) and JV (5-2, 3-1 NTC) host South Central on Monday.
Stew-Stras def. St. Elmo-Brownstown, 25-17, 25-20
Stew stats: Becca Schlechte 1 ace, 4 kills, 7 assists, 3 digs; Baylee Quast 1 ace, 1 kill, 11 assists, 5 digs, 1 block assist; Kendall Knop 3 aces, 5 kills, 7 digs; Brittani Tabbert 1 ace, 6 kills, 2 digs, 1 block; Lindsay Burton 1 kill; Morgan Stremming 1 kill, 1 block assist; Sarah Locke 8 digs; Clara Kaufman 1 kill, 1 dig, 1 block
St. E-B def. Stew-Stras, 25-22, 25-17