Shelbyville Daily Union

October 22, 2012

Stew-Stras 7th At Upscale Mt. Pulaski Tourney

JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
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SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Stew-Stras (20-15) volleyball notched their 20th win against the upscale competition Mt. Pulaski tourney on Saturday, as they prepared for the postseason.

Stew-Stras lost the first four matches. In pool play they lost to Mt. Pulaski, 9-25, 17-25, they lost to O’Fallon, 21-25, 8-25, and lost to Roxana, 16-25, 25-17, 21-25. In the Crossover match, Stew-Stras  lost to Illini Central, 20-25, 25-19, 23-25. They had a rematch with Roxana in the championship round and finally got their 20th win, 25-23, 25-21.

Stew-Stras, the #1 seed at the Neoga Regional, is to play Tuesday at 6 p.m. against the winner of the Monday match between Cowden-Herrick and Beecher City. The winner of the Tuesday match plays the championship on Thursday at 6 p.m.  

Mt. Pulaski Tourney

Pool Play

Mt. Pulaski def. Stew-Stras, 25-9, 25-17; O’Fallon def. Stew-Stras, 25-21, 25-8; Roxana def. Stew-Stras, 16-25, 25-17, 21-25

Crossover match: Illini Central def. Stew-Stras, 25-20, 19-25, 25-23

Championship round: Stew-Stras def. Roxana, 25-23, 25-21

Stew stats: Kelsie Walden 2 aces, 39 assists, 20 digs; Mariah Tabbert 1 ace, 8 kills, 4 assiss, 12 dig, 1 block assist; Lindsay Burton 15 kills, 18 digs, 2 blocks, 4 block assists; Brittani Tabbert 3 aces, 35 kills, 1 assist, 49 digs, 3 block assists; Kendall Knop 6 aces, 28 kills,1 assist, 52 digs; Elizabeth Gratz 5 aces, 2 assists, 29 digs; Sarah Locke 3 assists, 16 digs; Morgan Stremming 3 kills, 1 assist, 2 digs, 1 block, 2 block assists; Baylee Quast 1 ace, 4 kills, 37 assists, 8 digs, 2 block assists; Clara Kaufman 3 kills; Anna Yakey 1 ace, 2 digs.