Congrats All Conference!!!
2nd team Kristin Hubert
HM Keely Steffen, Madisyn Sampson
Woodbury Central Volleyball End of Season Wrap
By Kyler Christiansen
The season has finally come to a wrap for the Woodbury Central girls’ volleyball team. The seniors have passed the torch to the underclassmen.
After losing height from last year and suffering from a lot of injuries, the season ended 7-27. At times the girls played very well, but other times they struggled to stay aggressive and attack their opponents.
For the season, senior Kristin Hubert was second in kills. She was also first in kills per set with 1.61, fourth in ace serves, and third in digs. She had 8 ace serves and 11 kills against River Valley and also contributed 15 of her digs against OA-BCIG. She was Second Team All Conference.
Senior Kassie Bain was second overall in digs, fifth in kills, and added 16 digs against OA-BCIG.
Senior Audrey Crichton totaled 15 kills for the season.
Coach Dandurand is excited for next year’s season with seven returning letter winners.
Audrey Crichton Athlete of the Week
By McKenna Alitz
Audrey Crichton was chosen by Coach Dandurand as this week’s volleyball Athlete of the Week. “Audrey has been very positive this season,” says Coach Dandurand. “She cheers her teammates on during every match.”Audrey plays a number of positions: middle hitter, outside hitter and setter. “Audrey stepped up and helped the JV team when they were without a setter and took on that responsibility at a tournament,” explains Coach Dandurand about this Woodbury Central senior.
Kennedy Krieg volleyball AOW
By Lyndzy Flewelling
Woodbury Central sophomore Kennedy Krieg has been chosen as Volleyball Athlete of the Week by Mrs. Dandurand.
Kennedy plays the position libero and, according to her coach, she has improved a lot throughout the season. Kennedy serves well in games and always has a great attitude, Coach Dandurand explains. Kennedy works hard, and takes extra balls to improve her game. “Kennedy has made great strides in her passing game,” says Coach Dandurand. ”She anticipates where the ball is being hit.” Coach continues that Kennedy “has a great attitude and is willing to make improvements on her game.”
High school Volleyball Athlete of the Week
By Becca Gebel
Madisyn Sampson, a junior at Woodbury Central, was chosen by Mrs. Dandurand for this week’s Volleyball Athlete of the Week. “Madisyn works hard at practice,” Coach Dandurand said. “She has great court awareness.”
Madisyn enjoys her volleyball team and the competitions; she explains, “When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.”
Madisyn was chosen because she had four kills during the River Valley Tournament in a game against Lawton-Bronson. Against Alta-Aurelia, Madisyn contributed six kills and nine assists. Against Siouxland Community Christian, she had six kills, seven assists and 100% serving 7-7. For the tournament Madisyn added four ace serves and two blocks.
HS VB AOW
By Shane Funk
Coach Cheri Dandurand chose Woodbury Central junior, Hailee Sleezer as volleyball Athlete of the Week for her six kills in the West Sioux Volleyball Tournament, Sept. 20 in Hawarden.
“Hailee has improved a lot from last year,” said Coach Dandurand. “She is hitting more aggressively.” Coach added that Hailee also had two ace serves, eleven assists and 100% serving against Akron-Westfield.
Volleyball Athlete of the Week
By Kyler Christiansen
Woodbury Central’s volleyball coach, Mrs.
Danderand, announced junior Keely Steffen as Woodbury Central’s volleyball Athlete
of the Week. Mrs. Danderand says, “Keely read the court well against
Offensively, Keely had seven kills in the
Ridge View game, for a 0.462 kill efficiency. She was also very effective on
defense. “She was able to find the holes
in their defense, “Mrs. Dandurand said.
After the game Keely lead Woodbury Central’s
team in digs with 12. Mrs. Danderand added, “She dug up a number of hard hits
from the Raptors.”