NEW KNOXVILLE — It took some doing for the New Knoxville Ranger volleyball team to stay undefeated in the MAC, but they did it. The Rangers trailed New Bremen 2-0, but came back to defeat he Cardinals 14-25, 22-25, 26-24, 25-8 and 15-8 in a MAC contest played at New Knoxville.
“New Bremen was playing well,” New Knoxville head coach Jill Roode said. “It would have been easy for us to just give up and go home, but the home crowd definitely kept us going and we gave them something to cheer about and we fed off each other for the last three sets.”
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Haley Horstman had a double-double in kills and assists in the match. She had 10 kills and 11 assists. Meg Reineke had 11 kills. Taylor Niemeyer had five kills and freshman Rachel Leffel had eight kills. Kalyn Schroer had 25 digs and 8 digs in the fourth set alone and Abby Lageman had seven digs and Madison Lammers added 15 digs.
New Bremen's Tarynn Clune had 2 aces, Julie Brown had 8 blocks and 12 kills and Karli Jones had 30 assists.
New Knoxville (8-2, 3-0) will entertain Anna on Monday, travel to Versailles on Tuesday for a MAC contest and entertain Coldwater next Thursday, while New Bremen will play in a tri-match at Anna on Saturday.