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Junior High Volleyball Wins WEMO Tourney
October 15, 2013Cass Midway High School
By Megan O’Brien
The Midway Junior High Volleyball team traveled to Archie on Saturday, October 12, to play in the Western Missouri Conference Tournament. They brought home the championship title after beating Adrian in semifinals and Appleton City in the championship match.
Midway’s first match was against Miami. The JH Lady Vikings beat the Lady Eagles 25-10 in the first game and 25-19 in game two.
Jenna Robinson and Maddie Yahnig each served 5/5. Bailey Dean served 4/4, Brielee Hewitt 9/10, Makenna Irvin 6/7, Jade Lambertz 4/5, and Michelle O’Brien 6/8.
Makenna Irvin led the team with 8 hits, Michelle O’Brien had 5, Bailey Dean had 3, Brielee Hewitt and Jade Lambertz each had 2, and Audrey Greer, Lexi Gunnels, Maddie Yahnig, and Megan Flanagan each had 1.
In the winner’s bracket semifinals Midway played Adrian. The Vikings won in both games: 25-17 and 25-11.
Makenna Irvin served 5/5, Brielee Hewitt 4/4, Maddie Yahnig 10/11, Bailey Dean 7/8, Jade Lambertz 4/5, Jenna Robinson 4/6 and Michelle O’Brien 3/6.
Makenna Irvin had a team high of 16 hits, Michelle O’Brien had 7, Jade Lambertz had 6, Bailey Dean had 3, Maddie Yahnig had 2 and Brielee Hewitt had 1.
In the championship match Midway played two close games against Appleton City. The JH Lady Vikings beat the Lady Bulldogs in two games: 25-21 and 25-20.
Bailey Dean served 12/13, Maddie Yahnig 8/9, Jade Lambertz 3/4, Brielee Hewitt and Jenna Robinson each 2/3, and Makenna Irvin and Michelle O’Brien each 6/8.
The 2013 junior high volleyball season ends this week. Midway hosts the Appleton City Bulldogs on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 and travels to Rich Hill to play the Tigers on Thursday, October 17, 2013.