Shelbyville Daily Union

October 4, 2012

Stew-Stras Takes St. Anthony To 3

JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Stew-Stras was 8-1 in the NTC conference coming in to an important match with St. Anthony (7-0 NTC). The match went the distance, with Stew-Stras tipping the scales their ay in game 1 for an OT win, 27-25. However, St. Anthony got the win, coming back to win the next two games, 25-19, 25-19.

“A very intense game!” said Comet coach Ronda Schlechte. “We played hard and kept our head in the game. Game 3 we let up a bit and played too safe, which let St. A take the lead. I’m very happy with the girls. It’s been awhile since we have played this good.”

Brittani Tabbert led Stew-Sras with a double-double. She led the net attack with 10 kills and dug 11 balls on defense. Kendall Knop had a double-digit performance with a team-high 15 digs, with five aces.

Stew-Stras had nine blocks as a team, led by Lindsay Burton with four blocks (three solo blocks/two assists). She also had five kills.  

Stew-Stras (11-6, 8-2 NTC) varsity and JV (1-11, 1-9 NTC) play at Arcola on Monday starting at 6:15 p.m.



St. Anthony def. Stew-Stras, 25-27, 25-19, 25-19

Stew stats: Brittani Tabbert 1 ace, 10 kills, 11 digs, 2 blocks (1 solo/2 assists); Kendall Knop 2 aces, 5 kills, 15 digs, 1 block; Kelsie Walden 1 ace, 19 assists, 6 digs, .5 blocks; Lindsay Burton 1 ace, 5 kills, 2 digs, 4 blocks (3/2); Mariah Tabbert 4 kills, 6 digs, 1 block; Elizabeth Gratz 1 assist, 9 digs; Sarah Locke 1 dig; Morgan Stremming .5 blocks.


St. Anthony def. Stew-Stras, 25-10, 25-12

Stew stats: Ciara Jewell 1 ace, 3 digs; Jill Conder 1 kill, 4 assists, 3 digs; Clara Kaufman 1 kill; Skylar Vonderheide 1 ace, 3 kills, 5 digs; Anna Yakey 1 kill, 2 digs; Amber Caudill 1 dig; Baylee Quast 2 kills, 2 assists.