SUMNER — Towering over the visiting Huskies at the net, Sumner-Fredericksburg overpowered Oelwein in three sets Monday night (25-3, 25-5, 25-12).
It’s Homecoming week for the Cougars, who introduced their royalty and their parents ahead of the varsity contest.
Ranked seventh in class 2A, S-F improved to 12-3 overall. Oelwein fell to 1-13.
S-F senior Morgan Brandt had 18 of the Cougars’ 28 assists over three sets, while sophomore Isabelle Elliot made 13 of the team’s 34 kills.
Defensively, S-F made seven blocks at the net, with Elliot and senior Whitney Tegtmeier each notching two apiece. Brandt, junior Payten Seehase and senior Katie Reno each recorded one block.
Junior Alivia Lange made 15 of S-F’s 58 digs, followed by Brandt with 12.
From the service line, S-F aced Oelwein 12 times with Lange leading with five. She was also perfect in 29 serve attempts. The team was 69-for-73, 94.5% efficiency. Senior Gracie Jones had three aces, followed by Brandt with two and freshman Brielle Volker and Seehase with one apiece.
Oelwein as a team attempted 52 kills but landed only three. Zoey Riesner got two and Natalie Crandall made one.
Oelwein‘s serve efficiency was 95.2%, as the Huskies succeeded on 20 of 21.
UP NEXT: S-F travels to Class 2A No. 1 Dike-New Hartford (22-0) for a tournament on Saturday that begins at 8:30 a.m.
Oelwein will be at West Delaware for a tournament on Saturday. The Huskies will take on West Delaware (18-2) at 9 a.m., Starmont (4-2) at 11:30 a.m. and Maquoketa Valley (3-3) at 1 p.m.