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Volleyball: WCA flies by Owls in sweep

The West Central Area volleyball team swept by Hancock Tuesday night with a 3-0 win in Barrett.

The Knights (9-11-1) shot out with a 25-15 win in the first set, and they stayed hot with 25-14 and 25-10 wins in the second and third sets, respectively, to finish off the Owls (1-17).

“We had a really good night tonight coming off of a tough loss (on Monday),” WCA head coach Amy Linn said. “We played consistent volleyball and played together as a team.”

Individually, Hailey Bennett did a bit of everything with five kills, 18 set assists, four aces, nine digs and a solo block. Ellie Herman followed with eight kills and eight digs, and Kaitlyn Sanstead also had 27 digs. Morgan Woodle had seven kills, two aces, eight blocks and a solo block, as well.

West Central Area will close out the regular season with a 7:30 p.m. road matchup against Parkers Prairie on Monday, Oct. 15.

Micah Friez

Micah Friez covers Bemidji State basketball and BSU for the Bemidji Pioneer. A native of East Grand Forks, Minn., he is a 2018 graduate of Bemidji State with a degree in Creative and Professional Writing. Follow him on Twitter at @micahfriez for Beaver basketball updates.

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